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A Wary Eye On Art Basel

by Jeffrey du Vallier d'Aragon Aranita

"The Future of the Museum: Profile China" included panelists (from left to right) Chaos Yang Chen, Yung Ho Chang and Hans Ulrich Obrist. Courtesy Art Basel.

Upon first glance it seems as though the Asian galleries participating in Art Basel 36 had a heyday in Switzerland this past June, performing much better than the previous year at this widely anticipated art fair. Tokyo galleries Koyama and Taka Ishii were already selling well by the early afternoon of the preview. Hyundai drew…

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