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Art Basel 2010 in Switzerland is the World's Premier Art Show

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: • References: artbasel and blog.arcademi
The city of Basel, Switzerland hosted the 41st annual Art Basel exhibition in June 2010. Over 300 galleries representing 37 countries, and more than 2,500 artists participated. The range of art is amazing.

The first Art Basel took place in 1970 and quickly gained status as the world’s most prestigious art show. Artists, collector, curators and art enthusiasts flock to the event to take in the diverse exhibitions. Emerging artists are shown side by side with established professionals and expensive museum masterpieces.