Is Art Basel Parent Company MCH Buying Art Brussels?

artnet News | Christian Viveros-Fauné:

When the MCH Group, the Swiss expo conglomerate that owns Art Basel and its associated fairs, announced in March that it would expand its involvement in the international art market by building “a new portfolio of leading regional art fairs,” few people in the trade considered the implications, even after the following line: “The portfolio will be built through partnerships with experienced partners and could include joint ventures, acquisitions and new art fair launches.” Now, MCH’s possible purchase of the well-regarded Art Brussels fair have some in the industry scratching their heads… Read more

Image: Art Brussels 2016 ran April 22–24 at its new location, Tour & Taxis. Photo David Plas, courtesy Art Brussels