press release

Volkshaus Basel, Rebgasse 12, 4058 CH-Basel

photo basel 2020
switzerland´s first international art fair
dedicated to photography

(16.06.2020 - 21.06.2020)
NEW DATE: September 15 – 20, 2020

photo basel, Switzerland's first and only international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium, is delighted to announce its gallery list for the sixth edition. Taking place at Volkshaus Basel, the fair runs from 16 - 21 June 2020, coinciding with Art Basel.

A contingent of over 40 international exhibitors will present works by artists from more than a dozen countries, fostering a dialogue between members of the photographic and broader art world communities.

Our selected galleries will exhibit artists from emerging talents to icons of the medium's history, such as Lee Miller, Irving Penn Jeanloup Sieff, William Klein, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, Inge Morath, Philippe Halsman, Albert Steiner, Alfred Stieglitz, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Bialobrzeski, Roger Humbert, Georges Rousse, Newsha Tavakolian, Ayana Jackson, Sebastian Riemer, Ege Kanar, André Kertész, Sarah Moon and many more.

Some of the newly incoming exhibitors this year include Terry Etherton (US - showing a soloshow by Yamamoto Masao), AKKA (UAE), Blanca Berlín (ESP), Gowen Contemporary (CH), Galerie Kornfeld (DE), Galerie Esther Woerdehoff (FR), Clair by Kahn (CH), Dix9 (FR), Versus (TU), Galerie Bart (NL). Returning galleries include Baudoin Lebon (FR), Fabian & Claude Walter (CH), Ira Stehmann (DE), Bildhalle (CH), Galerie Springer (DE), Ibasho (BE), and Atlas (UK).

Alongside the main section of the fair, photo basel will host a curated and dedicated program that aims to further expand the appreciation for, understanding of and conversation about the medium of photography, its artistic positions and practices.