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TRIBUTE to Swiss Art Dealer Ernst Beyeler

Tomorrow, Sunday, February 28, in Toronto, the Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival will host the first tribute to the legendary Swiss art dealer and founder of Art Basel, Ernst Beyeler, who died Thursday at his home, aged 88.

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Ernst Beyeler in his gallery office, 22 May 1982. Image: beyeler.com

The Reel Artist Film Festival is screening a film about him tomorrow afternoon at 2:30, click HERE for directions.

Despite this sad news, Sam Keller, the head of the Foundation has decided to stay for the screening, which will now be the first homage t…o Mr Beyeler. It will be a very special screening.


Stills from the film Ernst Beyeler: Art Dealer, screening tomorrow in Toronto. Image: rectv.ch

The Canadian Art Foundation encourages you to attend, as it would be wonderful for as many people as possible to come out to show their support.

It is a beautiful film about an extraordinary man. This is art history.

Please click HERE to read the obituary in the New York Times.

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