Friday, April 24, 2009

Matthew Barney to Perform at Art Basel

Matthew Barney's Guardian of the Veil will be presented at this summer's Art Basel as part of “Il Tempo del Postino”, a series of performance works directed by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Philippe Parreno, Anri Sala and Rirkrit Tiravanija. There will be three presentations of “Il Tempo del Postino,” on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, June 10 – 12, 2009 at 8.30 pm at Theater Basel.

In addition to Barney's performance, "Il Tempo del Postino" will include pieces by Doug Aitken, Tacita Dean, Trisha Donnelly, Olafur Eliasson, Peter Fischli / David Weiss, Liam Gillick, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Douglas Gordon, Carsten Höller, Pierre Huyghe, Koo Jeong-A, Philippe Parreno, Anri Sala, Tino Sehgal and Rirkrit Tiravanija, and Thomas Demand.

More information is available on the Art Basel web site. Tickets are priced from Swfr80-200 ($68-$171) and may be purchased HERE. We anticipate this event will sell out quickly, so buy your tickets soon if you are planning to attend Art Basel.

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