Interview
Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Confessions of a dealer: Alex Freedman

We speak to the co-founder of Freedman Fitzpatrick gallery in Los Angeles about coding, George Bush and mistaking dealers for magicians

Alex Freedman Photo: Reto Schmid

The most underrated art movement is…

Ethiopian icon painting.

The artist I should have signed…

George Bush.

Dealers are misunderstood because…

We are not magicians.

The next big thing…

Coding as a blue-collar job.

Life’s too short to…

Pick on people smaller than you.

Things that keep me awake at 3am include…

Miss Vanjie, Miss Vanjie, Miss Vaaaaaannjie [from RuPaul’s Drag Race]

I’d rather visit a museum than…

Hang out in an airport.

Small talk is…

When you’re so worried you’ll offend someone, you talk about English weather.

I last cooked for…

The joy of cooking.

My favourite box set is….

One with a cooling eye mask and lipliner in it.

Los Angeles matters because…

Girl, really?