THE SCENE

For all the art lovers who read my blog occasionally, I want to share these recent images of a brief moment at Art Basel. On assignment for The Wall Street Journal that day, I got to watch an enthusiastic and interested crowd look at art: some of it spectacular and some of it wondrous, hanging on the walls and off them, sitting on the floors and suspended in the air, some of it big, some of it small and some of the pieces moving on screens while others were beaming and glowing.  Altogether something for everybody. And all the while, outside of those exhibition halls, in the city of Basel, life was taking its course, as usual……...

 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL
 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2014,      CREDIT: Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal,      ARTBASEL


You can view The Wall Street Journal's slideshow with more images here.