Art Basel Hong Kong Returns to Pre-Pandemic Size for Upcoming Edition in March

For its next edition, Art Basel Hong Kong will return to its pre-pandemic size, bringing 242 exhibitors to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, from March 28–30, with two VIP preview days on March 26 and March 27. mejahoki

The 2023 edition, which saw the return of numerous international galleries and visitors, boasted 171 exhibitors; the 242 on deck for 2024 represents a 37 increase from the 2023 total figure. As with past editions, the fair is divided into three main sections: Galleries, the main portion of the fair representing some 200 exhibitors; Discoveries, for solo presentations of emerging artists; and Insights, for historical presentations on artists from the Asia-Pacific region. Details on the remaining four sections (Kabinett, Encounters, Film, and Conversations) will be announced in the coming months. mejahoki

Additionally, 68 galleries will return to the fair after a hiatus, including Galerie Lelong & Co., Lisson Gallery, Matthew Marks Gallery, Kurimanzutto, Sprüth Magers, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Regen Projects, and Acquavella Galleries. And the fair will also welcome 25 first-time exhibitors, including Alison Jacques (of London), Chapter NY (New York), Gallery 1957 (Accra and London), Bortolami (New York), Fitzpatrick Gallery (Paris), Morán Morán (Los Angeles and Mexico City), Nonaka-Hill (Los Angeles), Almeida e Dale Galeria de Arte (São Paulo), Station (Melbourne and Sydney), and Dvir Gallery (Brussels, Paris, and Tel Aviv).

“Art Basel Hong Kong is excited to announce our 2024 edition, returning in full scale with a warm welcome to exhibitors from around the world, including the 68 galleries that had taken a hiatus and 25 newcomers,” Angelle Siyang-Le, the fair’s director, said in a statement. “Our goal is to connect guests from all around the world in our home, Hong Kong, by offering possibilities of collaboration and innovation inspired by art and artists. As the key strategic cultural hub in Asia and Asia Pacific, the city plays an important role, more than ever, in bridging the evolving art landscape across regions.” mejahoki