November 23, 2009 - Art Basel - Conversations and Art Salon
November 23, 2009

Conversations and Art Salon

Art Basel Conversations and
Art Salon

December 3 – 6, 2009

Art Basel Conversations

Daily from Thursday, December 3,
until Sunday, December 6, 2009
10 – 11 a.m.
| Panel Discussion
11 – 11.30 p.m. | Meet the Panelists
Location | Oceanfront at Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets

Thursday, December 3 | Premiere | Artist Talk: Ai Weiwei
Speaker | Ai Weiwei, Artist, Beijing
Moderator | Philip Tinari, Director, Office for Discourse Engineering, Beijing

Friday, December 4 | Public / Private | Change in Generation
Speakers | Marc Mayer, Director, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Timothy Rub, The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Osvaldo Sánchez, Director, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City
Philippe Vergne, Director, Dia Art Foundation, New York
Lynn Zelevansky, The Henry J. Heinz II Director, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Moderator | András Szántó, author, consultant to arts and philanthropic organizations, New York

Saturday, December 5 | Collector Focus | Latin America
Speakers | César Cervantes, Collector, Mexico City
Jay Khalifeh, Collector, São Paulo
Juan Vergez and Patricia Pearson-Vergez, Collectors, Buenos Aires
Moderator | Adriano Pedrosa, Curator, Writer, Editor, São Paulo

Sunday, December 6 | The Future of the Museum | The Portable Museum
Speakers | Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Artist, New Jersey
Pedro Reyes, Artist, Mexico City
Peter Saville, Artist, London
Kateřina Šedá, Artist, Prague/Líšeň
Moderator | Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects, Serpentine Gallery, London

Art Salon

Daily from Thursday, December 3, until Sunday, December 6, 2009
Location | Central Area of the Miami Beach Convention Center

Thursday | Dec 3
1 p.m. | Artist Talk: Pae White with Meredith Johnson and Anne Pasternak

2 p.m. | Panel | New Market Dynamics: Five Perspectives on the Global Art Scene
Lindsay Pollock, Suzanne Gyorgy, Charles Stainback, Judd Tully and Renee Vara

3 p.m. | Panel | Gender, Wars and Chadors, Part III
Ghada Amer, Kader Attia, Akram Zaatari and Hans Ulrich Obrist

4 p.m. | Artist Talk: Shepard Fairy with Pedro H. Alonzo

5 p.m. Artist Talk: Cristina Lei Rodriguez and Eduardo Abaroa with Patrick Charpenel

5.30 p.m. Presentation | Cecilia Alemani on No Soul For Sale. Independent Spaces at X Initiative

6 p.m. Pecha Kucha | Contemporary Art & Social Media = Network & Networth
Ben Davis, Joey Hernandez, Lori Faye Fischler, Leyden Rodriguez, Kristin Taylor, [dNASAb], Jody Turner and Carl Hildebrand

Friday | Dec 4
1 p.m. | Book Launch| | “You and Me or the Art of Give and Take”
Allen Ruppersberg and Lionel Bovier

2 p.m. | Artist Talk: Claire Fontaine with Jens Hoffmann

3 p.m. Book Launch| “Fred Tomaselli”
Fred Tomaselli, Ian Berry and Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson

4 p.m. | Special Talk | Mark Rosenthal about William Kentridge’s Evolving Career

5 p.m. | Book Launch | “Forest and Fields. Volume 2. Blumen” with Collier Schorr

Saturday | Dec 5
1 p.m. | Book Launch| “Painting Below Zero. Notes on a Life in Art”
With James Rosenquist, introduction by Samuel Keller

2 p.m. | Artist Talk: Marilyn Minter with Richard Flood

3 p.m. | Book Launch | “Henry Darger” with Klaus Biesenbach

4 p.m. | Market Talk | Judgment Call: Committing to Buy with Michael Danoff

5 p.m. | Market Talk | 10 Things You Should Know About Buying Art with Josh Baer

6 p.m. | Artist Talk | Conversation with Ryan McGinley

Sunday | Dec 6

1 p.m. | Panel | Art Conservation: The Future
Brian Frasca, Gloria Velandia and Ray Ellen Yarkin

2 p.m. | Special Talk
Peter Eleey and Anthony Huberman

3 p.m. | Book Launch | “Leo & His Circle. The Life of Leo Castelli” with Annie Cohen – Solal

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