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Dazzling the senses: Light artist Carsten Nicolai created a fantastical display of light patterns that captivated audiences. - PHOTO: HELMI YUSOF

Asian art powers on in Basel

Art Basel, the world's biggest art fair, saw greater prominence of Asian art and collectors. By HELMI YUSOF
Jun 27, 2014 6:00 AM

GALLERISTS described the unexpected throngs of Asian art collectors at this year's Art Basel art fair in words that parallel a military invasion.

"They came in large numbers on the first day... and it meant really good business for us," said Theresa Liang, director of Long March Space.

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