Big Art Basel Bash

Art lovers came by air, car, land, and sea -- well actually, G5, chauffeured limo, TGV, and yacht -- to visit the world's most prestigious art fair. Founded in 1970, the event has grown to Include hundreds of important galleries and satellite events all taking place June 12-17, 2012 in this otherwise sleepy Swiss town.

Financial markets may be sickly, but well-heeled aficianado have no trouble coughing up big money for blue chip artworks. Luckily, our social network of savvy collectors enjoys a healthy appetite for all the fun!