SCOPE—THE ART SHOW THAT HAS ESTABLISHED ITS NAME BY CURATING CUTTING-EDGE CONTEMPORARY ART FROM AROUND THE WORLD—PROUDLY RETURNS TO BASEL IN 2012

SCOPE, the world’s leading contemporary art show, proudly returns to Basel for the sixth year. Renowned for curating cutting edge contemporary art from around the world, SCOPE will return to its high-profile venue in historic Kaserne, running concurrently with Art Basel, and just blocks away.


SCOPE Basel’s 5,000 m2 pavilion in the heart of Basel, will provide an extraordinary opportunity for visitors to experience a view of the contemporary art market available nowhere else. Attendees to SCOPE Basel are a serious and dedicated group of collectors, press, museum professionals and art enthusiasts whose impact on the cultural landscape is of inestimable importance.

SCOPE Basel opens to Press and VIP’s on Tuesday, June 12 with the First View benefit from 1pm – 9pm; the fair will run June 12 -17, 2012. Featuring 80 international galleries of the highest caliber, SCOPE upholds its unique tradition of solo and thematic group shows presented alongside museum-quality programming, collector tours and special events in partnership with Kaserne’s cultural organizations, featuring: film, music, theatre and performance.

Basel Pavilion

Klybeckstrasse 14, 4057 Basel, Switzerland