Basel, Switzerland. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images It's that time of the year, when thousands of art lovers, collectors, curators, and museum directors will flood the picturesque town of Basel in Switzerland to attend to one of the most important year's art event's, Art Basel Week. Which are the art fairs and when they open their doors to the public? We've prepared a list with the 5 must-visit art fairs during June's Art Basel Week. Art Basel Since 1970, Art Basel has been presenting modern and contemporary art to a captivated audience of curators, collectors, museum directors and general public. The fair returns with presentations from 290 galleries all showing approximately 4,000 artists.