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How Is Art Basel’s Experiment With Online Sales Going? Early Indications Suggest Mega-Galleries Are Making Out Just Fine

In the opening moments of Art Basel Hong Kong’s VIP preview of its online viewing rooms on Wednesday—the fair’s virtual solution to its canceled physical fair in the city—art dealer Iwan Wirth said he immediately received texts from clients complaining that they couldn’t access Hauser and Wirth’s viewing room via the fair website.