Frieze

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Is Paris worth it? Back-to-back Frieze and Fiac fairs have dealers questioning whether they can do both

As Fiac opens its doors this week, gallerists reflect on the importance of participating in the French fair

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Ibrahim El-Salahi on the importance of stories, trees and why he misses Sudan

The pioneer of African Modernism, whose work appears in this year’s Frieze sculpture park, explains how nature inspires him

Sound warfare: Sung Tieu explores the mysterious Havana Syndrome affecting US officials

The Frieze Artist Award winner discusses her new video premiering this month

A £2.8m transformation of London's Studio Voltaire addresses shortage of affordable studio space

The not-for-profit has added 45 spaces for artists as well as a cafe and shop

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Come inside: Frieze London moves beyond the park with new permanent space

No.9 Cork Street, which will provide opportunities for pop-up exhibitions, opens as the celebrated Mayfair gallery hub gains a new lease of life

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Vaccines? Negative tests? Frieze is back in town, here is everything you need to know before you go

With strict Covid-19 protocols in place, galleries have worked hard to come up with new ways of exhibiting at the London fairs this year

Yinka Shonibare sculptures sold to fund fellowship for Black and POC curators at V&A East

It's time to "to grasp the nettle", says the museum's director Gus Casely-Hayford of the Frieze x Deutsche Bank Emerging Curators Fellowship

Frieze Art Fairs return to Regent’s Park in October—so what has changed since 2019?

Galleries from 39 countries will participate this year as the art fair circuit kicks back into life

Frieze got Seoul: fair to launch in South Korea next year

The first event, featuring 100 exhibitors, will run in September 2022 in partnership with Galleries Association of Korea

Thaddaeus Ropac is the latest Western gallery to open in Seoul

With its resilient economy through the pandemic, South Korea is attracting the art industry's attention, with rumours of Frieze launching a fair in Seoul next year

'It's on': Frieze New York gets ready to be the first fair to return to the city

Scaled-back event will relocate from far-flung Randall's Island to The Shed in Manhattan

Frieze Los Angeles 2021 is cancelled, new venue for 2022

The fair will move from Paramount Studios to a tent on Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, for its next edition in February

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The world of art fairs is going to change for good—and only the better-funded fairs will survive

From hybrid online ventures to new subscription models, mass events in the art world won't look the same post-pandemic

House of Frieze: fair company reveals more details about new London gallery space

No.9 Cork Street will launch in October, to be hired out to galleries for pop-up exhibitions and used for Frieze talks and events year round

'The London art world we started in could fit in a single pub': Frieze turns 30

The magazine and fair brand celebrates three decades with an online festival this month and launch of new membership programme

Frieze takes gallery space on London's Cork Street for 'ambitious' exhibitions

Magazine publisher and fair organiser plans to rent the premises on a permanent basis

Frieze Los Angeles bids goodbye to Paramount Studios as art fair is postponed to July

Social distancing rules have limited the number of people on film sets creating a movie production backlog

Frieze art fairs global director Victoria Siddall takes ‘strategic’ role as board director

Frieze magazine publisher Rebecca Ann Siegel appointed director of Americas and content and will oversee the New York and Los Angeles fairs

Frieze: the show goes on. Plus, Theaster Gates

It’s Frieze Week in London, yet there’s no big art fair at its heart. Can galleries create the usual excitement—and is anyone still buying?

Hosted by Ben Luke and Linda Yablonsky. with guest speakers Louisa Buck and Melanie Gerlis. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson
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'If you're coming to buy, you have two hours to do it': what it's like at London's real-life 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

In the absence of the major fairs and auctions, Modern and contemporary African art is in the spotlight in London this week

Alberta Whittle named the winner of this year's Frieze Artist Award

Exploring themes around the fear of contagion and xenophobia, the new film commission will debut online as part of the virtual edition of Frieze London

Frieze to open delayed sculpture show at New York's Rockefeller Center in September

Free-to-visit, open air exhibition includes site specific works by Ghada Amer, Beatriz Cortez and Andy Goldsworthy

Frieze directors ‘left with no choice’ but to cancel London fairs in October

Continued restrictions on large-scale events and travel due to coronavirus have made the show logistically impossible

Nada launches new collaborative fair model to help support galleries

Opening 20 May, the online fair requires no upfront fee and features around 200 galleries, all of which will share their profits

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Whisky drinking, dog walking and gardening: art dealers' plans for the alternative Frieze New York

With the "real-life" fair cancelled due to coronavirus, exhibitors give their thoughts on the event's first online viewing room experience

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How Covid-19 has forced the art market’s speedy digital conversion

In lockdown, many galleries have had a Damascene moment with online programming

Boutique before it was cool: did the ADAA Art Show set the precedent for future fairs?

The annual New York art fair remains a uniquely community event but with a "broad" reach

Sun and sales on the best coast: LA’s second edition of Frieze firms up the city’s art market potential

Strong sales during VIP hours at both Frieze and Felix have dealers embracing the California dream

Does Los Angeles want a big art fair?

As Frieze Los Angeles opens, we look at the LA art scene. Plus, we explore the Met's exhibition Sahel about art from the Sahara. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Frieze Los Angeles exhibitors challenge rules preventing them from showing at other fairs

Galleries lament terms that mean they cannot participate in multiple fairs, even when they have different styles and audiences

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Frieze shake-up: former media boss chosen as company's first CEO

Changes are afoot with both the fairs and the magazine as majority shareholder Endeavor make plans for the future

Frieze LA director Bettina Korek appointed chief executive of Serpentine Galleries

Los Angeles art veteran takes the reins at the London institution in its 50th anniversary year

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

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Melanie Gerlis and Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

Something in the stars? Art world goes spiritual

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

'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

P(art)y picks: Grayson Perry chooses Frieze London's best dressed

The artist with a flair for fashion shows us the outfits that caught his eye at the fair’s VIP opening

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 Live section

Jo Stella-Sawicka leaves Frieze to head up Goodman Gallery in London

South African gallery will open in Cork Street redevelopment this autumn

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2019, Issue 1

"No matter how hard I try to make the worst painting possible, I am always outdone by the competition"

VR market realities tested at Frieze New York

This edition of the fair has a special section of virtual reality and augmented reality works

Battle of the art fairs: Frieze New York feels the pinch as Tefaf gains ground

After contending with flooding in 2017 and a heatwave last year, some major players are heading for the Armory instead

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Should dealers reveal past prices in provenance?

London case surrounding Brueghel painting raises questions over whether a work's full sales history should be listed—even when that shows a big markup

Frieze shareholder Endeavor returns $400m investment to Saudi Arabia

Sport and entertainment group severs ties with the kingdom’s leaders after murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Wearing its art on its sleeve: Los Angeles' enduring passion for murals

The city’s street paintings, vehicles for protest since the 1930s, continue to be a flashpoint

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

Max Hooper Schneider: 'My fantasy army of marine-mammal people, across all genders'

The artist dives deep to create a lurid theatre from biological forms for his Frieze Los Angeles Projects commission

Confessions of a dealer: Brian Faucette

We speak to the senior director of Night Gallery in Los Angeles about art world small talk, forgotten studio visits and the resurgence of photography

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Globetrotting curators: the international search for art

Leading curators on their travel schedules, how technology shapes their visions—and whether they are aware of their carbon footprints

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Collector's Eye: an interview with Wallis Annenberg

The Los Angeles-based philanthropist tells us what she's bought and why

Lucas Blalock gives ‘pathetic’ objects a new lease of life at the ICA LA

More than 20 photographs are included in the artist’s first solo exhibition at a US museum

Doug Aitken's pop-up installation haunts LA's Santa Monica Boulevard

Don’t Forget to Breathe—three ghostly figures lit from within—are on show in an abandoned storefront

Art and entertainment worlds cosy up at Frieze Los Angeles

Having for years viewed each other with suspicion, relations between agencies and galleries may start warming up

Life lessons: what the art market learned from 2018

Georgina Adam speaks with three leading art world figures on the key events of last year and what 2019 may hold

Frieze shareholder Endeavor ‘in process’ of pulling out of $400m Saudi deal

Hollywood entertainment agency intends to return entire investment after murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

2018 in the market: the price is right for pale males

David Hockney was latest white male artist to set a record this year

Fairytale of New York in La-La land—artists to take over film set at Frieze Los Angeles

For Frieze Projects, artists including Barbara Kruger and Paul McCarthy will create site-specific works within Paramount Pictures Studios's fake New York city

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