Art Basel 2011: Christian Marclay, Pilvi Takala, and More of the Best

A bash for Christian Marclay, Pilvi Takala’s thoughtful videos, and Erik van Lieshout laughs at consumption.

The gigantic art fair in Switzerland is wrapped up, but relive the highlights here:

Meet the Artist Who Is Too ThoughtfulFinnish artist Pilvi Takala does nothing but think, and her video shows how that worries the people around her.Mall Culture in an Art MallErik van Lieshout pokes at consumption, at an art fair all about it.Music that Silenced the Giants of the Art WorldIn Basel, Christian Marclay's musical art got a room full of big wigs to zip it.A Bash for MarclayBuyers and collectors including Will Ferrell and Larry Gagosian celebrate a rebound in the high-end market as Wendi Murdoch, Dasha Zhukova, Tina Brown and Credit Suisse throw a dinner for Christian Marclay.Crushing Crowds at BaselAt the world's biggest art fair, splash gets rewarded, while a few artists reject it.View a full archive by visiting Blake Gopnik’s Daily Pic.