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Design Miami/Basel 2024 Program Highlights

Opening next week from June 11-16, with Preview Day on June 10, Design Miami/Basel 2024 the fair will return to its established location at Basel’s Messeplatz for its 18th edition. Programming from over 25 exhibitors, including significant debut names, includes a solo exhibition of Ben Storms presented by debut gallery Objects with Narratives, a solo exhibition of Franz West from first-time exhibitor Galerie Eva Presenhuber, and tributes to the late Gaetano Pesce.

Objects with Narratives | Debut GalleryBen Storms Solo Exhibition

The Brussels based gallery makes it's DESIGN MIAMI.BASEL debut with a solo exhibition of Ben Storms, titled Liquid Solids, offering newly commissioned work embracing the concept of fluidity. From consoles to wall pieces, coffee tables to room dividers, forms seem frozen in a process of transformation.

MAXIME FLATRY | Debut GalleryJean-Michel Frank Solo Exhibition

Paris-based MAXIME FLATRY's debut booth presents an exhibition dedicated to the timeless legacy of Jean-Michel Frank, focusing on his quest for simplicity, which involved essentializing forms and spaces in the most profound manner - "furnishing by unfurnishing”.

Galerie Eva Presenhuber | Debut GalleryFranz West Solo Exhibition

A first-time exhibitor, Galerie Eva Presenhuber (Zurich/Vienna) presents a booth dedicated to the work of Franz West, spotlighting how he challenged the way design is experienced and defined, through repositioning its interpretation as both a sculptural and social experience.

Friedman Benda | Gallery Group Exhibition

For the gallery’s annual participation at the Basel fair, Friedman Benda (New York/Los Angeles) presents dynamic, neoteric voices, offering sculptural works by eight visionary designers, including Ini Archibong, Wendell Castle, Enrico Marone Cinzano, Carmen D’Apollonio, Misha Kahn, Samuel Ross, Ettore Sottsass, and Barbora Žilinskaitė.

Pulp | Debut CurioSolo Gaetano Pesce Exhibition

Paris-based Pulp Galerie's debut Basel Curio presents a monographic selection of Gaetano Pesce's sculptural furniture including unique pieces displayed at the Centre Pompidou's 1996 Pesce retrospective, 'Le Temps des Questions'.

Craft x Tech | Debut CurioGroup Exhibition

Craft x Tech (Tokyo) bridges the gap between traditional Japanese craft and contemporary technology. Its debut Curio at Basel presents works by international creators inspired by six craft districts from Japan's Tohoku region. Sabine Marcelis has worked with Akita artisans to infuse Kawatsura-Shikki lacquerware with contemporary vitality, while Ini Archibong celebrates Tsugaru-Nuri lacquerware.

By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Design Miami/Basel 2024


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