Frieze London 2019

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze returns to safe haven of painting amid threat of recession and political instability

Traditional medium is back in fashion amid looming Brexit

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UK politics

'London’s resilience, creativity and innovation will help us to keep open for the world'

As the art world turns out in the capital during Frieze, Justine Simons, London's deputy mayor for culture and the creative industries, wonders what the rest of the world must be thinking

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze London diary: Ropac's radical Brexit solution and Das Kapital gets a £500,000 price tag

Plus, Elmgreen & Dragset's sculpture park in a German hamlet

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Friezescope

Friezescope: what the stars have in store for Air Signs during Frieze week

Our resident mystic has some sage predictions for Gemini, Libra and Aquarius art lovers

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Art market

Running a contemporary gallery is tough: we look at London's lost commercial art spaces

There is a long list of innovative ventures to have fallen by the capital’s waysides but some have left a lasting legacy

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Appointments & departures

Co-directors step down from London's Design Museum after more than a decade

Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black will leave in January

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Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion target Tate Modern

The climate activist group projected “Time’s up, act now” on the side of the London museum's chimney

Interview
Collector's Eye

‘I have works under every couch and chair’: inside the collection of Alia Al-Senussi

The art patron and consultant tells us about her special Robert Mapplethorpe gift and her love for her mother's ivory

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Conservation

The Sistine Chapel's system upgrade: Nam June Paik's immersive video to be recreated for Tate

The late artist’s award-winning Venice Biennale presentation has been painstakingly reconstructed at Tate Modern—clunky old tubes and all

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Commissions

New Rolls-Royce initiative encourages artists to make video, animation and VR works

Scheme is part of the luxury car manufacturer's new vision for its art programme to “encourage artists to expand the limits of the imaginable”

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze London diary: Ai Weiwei's shopping list, Boy George hits the deck and Alan Measles does his bit

Plus: Goodman Gallery's speedy opening and Jane Fonda's Barbarella-inspired work

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Exhibitions

Hollywood director lights up Rembrandt show at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Cinematographer Peter Suschitzky brings a film-industry sensibility to the south London show

Interview
Collector's Eye

'I have a work made of mortadella': inside the collection of Gemma De Angelis Testa

The private collector tells us about her dreams for her own museum and the difficulty of maintaining her food art

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Frieze London 2019

Friezescope: what the stars have in store for Water Signs during Frieze week

Our resident mystic has some sage predictions for Pisces, Cancer and Scorpio art lovers

Podcast

Frieze week: Ai Weiwei, Mark Bradford, Peter Doig, Melanie Gerlis, Hettie Judah

In this bumper edition we interview three of the world's leading artists, all of whom have shows timed to coincide with Frieze in London, plus all the latest news from the fair

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Tate Modern

Tania Bruguera’s 2018 Turbine Hall commission becomes permanent at Tate Modern

The museum will continue to name its main building after local community activist Natalie Bell

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Paul Cézanne

Crazy for Cézanne: we reveal plans for international blockbuster shows

Exhibitions in UK, US and Hungary are expected to be held from 2020 onwards

Interview
Collector's Eye

'Issy Wood is one to watch': inside the collection of Raimund Berthold

We talk to the fashion designer about lending a work to the Old Vic theatre and how he dreams of buying the Beyeler's entire Stingel show

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Frieze London 2019

Something in the stars? Art world goes spiritual

With artists and galleries embracing the new age, is there a commercial pull, too?

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Frieze London 2019

Friezescope: what the stars have in store for Earth Signs during Frieze week

Our resident mystic has some sage predictions for Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn art lovers

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze London diary: enforced leisure, free whiskey and a four-poster bed

Plus, Theaster Gates' culture club

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Auction houses

Sotheby's ceases publicly trading on the New York Stock Exchange as its $3.7bn sale to Patrick Drahi closes

Chief financial officer Michael Goss is replaced by Jean-Luc Berrebi per the terms of the merger, which sees shareholders compensated $57 per share

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African art

Why African women artists are bucking the market trend

The growing success of female African artists marks an exciting shift in the market

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Climate Change

A sustainable art world: greenwash or genuine commitment?

Frieze has long prided itself on its eco-credentials, but these small gestures are negligible in the face of the planet's immediate climate crisis

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Artist interview

'Artists have to be good citizens': Himali Singh Soin on Brexit, climate change and the alien other

Frieze Artist Award winner’s Arctic-inspired video draws on the Victorian Ice Age to talk about today's big issues

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel in Miami Beach's new Meridians section to feature works by Frank Bowling and Isaac Julien

The pair are among 30 artists selected for the fair's Unlimited-style section for large-scale installations, videos and performances

Interview
Frieze London 2019

Elizabeth Peyton on Kurt Cobain, the Twilight films and painting a museum director in his shorts

In her new solo show at London's National Portrait Gallery, the artist connects the past with the present

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Discoveries

Sotheby's to offer newly discovered Mantegna drawing

Preparatory sketch for The Triumph of Caesar will go on sale in New York in January

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Frieze London 2019

Early sales at Frieze London

Stanley Whitney, Elizabeth Peyton and Joy Labinjo are among the first works to attract buyers at this year's fair

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Frieze London 2019

Art world faces up to the reality of climate crisis

Many dealers are beginning to look for local solutions to global climate emergency

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze London diary: Song Dong's edible art and Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus ballet gets a reboot

Plus, Harper Beckham meets Kaws

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Frieze London 2019

Friezescope: what the stars have in store for Fire Signs during Frieze week

Our resident mystic has some sage predictions for Aries, Leo and Sagittarius art lovers

Interview
Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen on questioning the intelligence of AI

US artist’s new show at the Barbican continues his exploration into how artificial intelligence is shaping how organisations control us

Analysis
Albert Oehlen

Buyer's guide to...Albert Oehlen

With three separate shows of his work taking place in London during Frieze Week, the German artist's market is heating up

Analysis
Auctions

Selling off the Gloucestershire Gustons: Jeremy Lancaster collection kicks off Frieze Week auctions

Christie's sale in London totals £23m with Modern British artists rubbing shoulders with international post-war names

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Artists

Welcome to the Shitshow! Jeremy Deller greets Frieze visitors with an original work for The Art Newspaper

Special "pull-out souvenir" is available in our first daily edition at the fair

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Frieze 2019

White Cube to open 'office and viewing rooms' in Paris

Launch is latest high-profile opening in the French capital pre-Brexit

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Exhibitions

Revealed: London's most exhibited artist this millennium

We look at which contemporary artists hold the record for the most shows in the capital over the past 20 years

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Banksy

The full story behind Banksy's pop-up shop in Croydon

Street artist has created merchandise range from disco balls made from riot police helmets to hand-stitched welcome mats

Review
Exhibitions

High tension: metal guru Antony Gormley pushes the limits for Royal Academy show

London exhibition tells a complex story of body, space and boundaries

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Exhibitions

Seven must-see shows during Frieze week

From Kara Walker's monumental Tate fountain to an immersive installation of animal sounds

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Frieze 2019

Woven: a special section at Frieze London links traditional influences with contemporary textile art

Eight solo gallery presentations explore textiles, from knotted biomorphic hemp forms to Bauhaus-inspired geometric compositions in silk, cotton and paper at this year's fair

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Fairs

'Open, exciting and global': Frieze out to beat Brexit blues

London-based fair strikes international note as gallery roster expands

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Art fairs

Himali Singh Soin named winner of the Frieze Artist Award

The commission marks the first time the prize has been awarded for a film, which will debut in October as part of the fair's Projects section

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Art fairs

Frieze announces the most international edition of Frieze London as well as new additions to Frieze Masters

The contemporary art fair will feature a new section devoted to textile works while Antiques Roadshow expert Amin Jaffer curates Collections at Frieze Masters