about

what.

photo basel is Switzerland’s first and only international art fair dedicated to photography based art.

how.

photo basel brings together galleries from around the world in a unique, authentic setting. Be it collectors, visitors or buyers – photo basel fosters the dialog between all actors of the photography community.

when.

During Art Basel week 2017.
Public show days: June 14 - 18, 2017 (Wednesday-Sunday)
VIP preview: Monday June 12, 2017 (by invitation only)   Public Vernissage: Tuesday June 13, 2017 from 6pm (free) 

where.

Volkshaus Basel, a compound smoothly renovated by acclaimed Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron that contains various cultural highlights such as a bar, restaurant, event spaces, a club, a biergarten and soon also a hotel. Volkshaus Basel is located on Rebgasse 12-14 that is 700 meters away from Art Basel fairground what makes photo basel the closest art fair to Art Basel.

why.

photography has, in more recent years, established itself within our museums and the art market. During Art Basel week, we want to enhance and nourish the creative trade of all the major art players within and around photography.