BLOG: Bedazzled by Basel?

ArtAsiaPacific
May 24, 2013 12:10PM

It was the question on the tip of every reporter’s tongue. What will Art Basel, opening this Thursday in Hong Kong, bring to the city? At a press conference earlier this year to mark the flagship’s take-over of local art fair Art HK, Marc Spiegler, the director of Art Basel, responded that the brand would boost Hong Kong’s international profile, citing the economic and cultural precedents in Miami Beach. But what has Art Basel actually done for Miami?

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