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- The Art-Fair-ification of the Art World — Each year in June the art world power elite comes together for a mutual admiration lovefest of cash and culture in Basel, Switz. It shouldn’t be any surprise that the Swiss are ideal art-fair organizers.
- Documenta 13’s Art Laboratory — “International in a way that doesn’t feel like a checklist, and with clusters of strong work from the Middle East, the exhibition includes a couple hundred artists working in all media …”
Photo caption: Doug Aitken, “Fountain (Earth fountain)” (2012), mixed media, at Galerie Presenhuber’s booth at Art Basel (photo by Meredith Rosenberg for Hyperallergic)