On Monday, June 14, 2010 the 15th anniversary edition of LISTE – the Young Art Fair in Basel opens its doors for the public. Since its inception in 1996, LISTE’s has presented new galleries and highly contemporary young art. The core of LISTE is the concept of introducing galleries in general no more than five years old and artists under 40.
On the occasion of the anniversary, VernissageTV met with the director of the fair, Peter Bläuer, on the terrace of LISTE’s unique venue in the former Warteck brewery in Basel. Peter Bläuer talks about the origins of the fair, the relationship to Art Basel, the achievements and highlights of 15 years of LISTE, and he takes a look into the future of the fair.
This is an excerpt. The complete interview is available below.
Interview with Peter Bläuer, the director of LISTE – The Young Art Fair in Basel. Warteck Basel / Switzerland, May 17, 2010.
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Complete interview (20:43 Min.):