A child walks past the slogan Last Chance outside the installation Commission from 2011 by Dutch artist Erik van Lieshout at the Art Unlimited of the Art Basel. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
Art Basel – one of the most important and presigious international Art Fairs of Modern and Contemporary Art. Art Basel was called “Olympics of the art world” and in fact it stands on the rating immediately after Venice Biennale. 2011 edition features more than 300 leading art galleries from all over the world and contemporary art works by over 2500 artists will be on display till the 19th of June, 2011. See more pictures from Art 42 Basel :
The sculpture Tripod from 2006 by U.S. artist Paul McCarthy stands in front of the painting An American Lady: Kay Fortson from 1976-77 by late U.S. artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
A man looks at the mobile Seven horizontal discs from 1946 by late U.S. artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) beside the painting Composition from 1919 by late French artist Fernand Legere (1881-1955). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann.
A woman looks at the triptych painting Three studies of the human body from 1970 by late British artist Francis Bacon (1909-1992) at the Art Unlimited of the Art Basel. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann.
The artwork Mandala-Wall (1990) by Japanese artist Takashi Naraha is shown during a preview of the international art show Art 42 Basel AP Photo/Keystone, Georgios Kefalas
A man walks under the neon installation Untitled (From the body of work: My Madinah: in pursuit of my ermitage…) from 2004 by late U.S. artist Jason Rhoades (1965-2006) at the Art Unlimited. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann.
A woman walks past the sculpture Untitled (Archeteuthis) from 2010 by Peruvian artist David Zink Yi at the Art Unlimited REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann.
People walk past the painting Gun from 1981 by late U.S. artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987) the Art Unlimited. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann.
A man looks at two paintings Coloured Campbells soup can from 1965 by late U.S. artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987) the Art Unlimited. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann.
The artwork Moon Bird (1966) by Spanish artist Joan Miro is shown at the preview of the international art show Art 42 Basel. AP Photo/Keystone, Georgios Kefalas