Frieze 2017

Hauser & Wirth’s Bronze Age 'museum' to travel to Colchester

Fictional museum booth will be re-staged at Firstsite gallery after drawing crowds at Frieze, where the gift shop raised £10,000 for UK regional museums

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John Akomfrah: the human cost of industrialisation

The British film-maker draws on childhood experiences of growing up in the shadows of the Battersea Power Station in his latest project, Purple

Frieze news in briefs

Ian Cheng, Jasper Johns's potter and the most Insta friendly art at the fair

Artists and the end of truth

Frieze London’s talks programme focuses on the rise of alt-facts and artifice—a realm historically the remit of artists

It takes two: artist couples at Frieze

From Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning to Cy Twombly and Robert Rauschenberg, we look at how relationships can feed creativity

Frieze artists keep it surreal

Works channel a Surrealist sense of the uncanny in turbulent times

In pictures: Alex Katz picks his highlights from Frieze Masters

Katz, who turned 90 years young this year, is in town for the opening of his solo exhibition at Timothy Taylor Gallery

Frieze draws up plan to protect art world from Brexit

Director Victoria Siddall has aired her concerns about the impact on galleries that are based in the UK or exhibit at fairs

The great British booth-off

Showstopping stands are fast becoming a trend among London gallerists at Frieze art fair, each one recreating a different world

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Katharina Grosse: What would our mothers say?

The German painter celebrates the work of other female artists in her first London institutional show

Strong early sales at Frieze pierce the Brexit gloom

Dealers feel little impact as female artists prove popular and US collectors return

Marina Abramovic abandons plans for New York institute

Performance artist unable to raise $31m required for Koolhaas design

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Collector's Eye: Eugenio Re Rebaudengo

Art lovers tell us what they've bought and why

Peter Blake bags a pair of Steinbergs at Frieze Masters

Artist adores the work of the New Yorker cartoonist

The best things in life are free—and now you can find them at Frieze

Peter Blake complementary tote bags flew off Waddington Custot's shelves

Playful PAD packs a punch across town

We stepped out from the bustle of Regent's Park to check out PAD London's 11th edition in Mayfair

De Chirico enjoys a metaphysical moment in London

Artist’s profile is raised at Frieze Masters and in two exhibitions

Marrakech Biennale cancelled due to lack of funds

Seventh edition had been scheduled for February 2018


Podcast episode four: Frieze special with Peter Blake

As the art world descends on London, we take the pulse of the city's art scene with an art market specialist, a collector and two artists, Peter Blake and Ed Fornieles

Hosted by Ben Luke, Melanie Gerlis and Anna Brady. , produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

Early sales at Frieze London

Collectors flocked to Lehmann Maupin's and Jack Shainman's stands

Let's talk about sex at Frieze

A special section at the fair looks at the “radical feminists” who were once ostracised by their peers

From Siberia with love

The mysterious Scythians—tattoos and all—are brought to life in show at the British Museum

Five under £5,000 at Frieze

There are bargains at the fair—if you know where to look

Frieze 2017interview

Collector's eye: Huma Kabakci

Art lovers tell us what they've bought and why

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Kiluanji Kia Henda: The right way to fill a city’s plinths

The Frieze Artist Award winner brings an Angolan take on the public sculpture debate

Art world raises money for Grenfell

Sotheby's auction will include work donated by leading artists

Artists step up to the plate in statues debate

Colonial monuments and the US flag are subverted at Frieze London

Join the orgy at Frieze Masters

Richard Artschwager's Triptych IV, Fucking Painting has a double meaning

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Superflex swings into political action

The Danish collective’s new commission extends beyond the cavernous space of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Gilbert & George: East Enders

The British artist duo show us around their London stomping ground

Gilbert & George to open London foundation in 2019

Former East End brewery will display duo’s “difficult” works

Frieze 2017interview

Collector's Eye: Anita Zabludowicz

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

New Tate fund puts performance centre-stage

Scheme aims to bridge gap between collecting and displaying the medium

Top art films at the BFI London Film Festival

From Cate Blanchett performing artists' manifestos to an animated Van Gogh biopic

Richard Long glories in mud in Lisson show

Artist made 60m-long mural at Store Studios in "a couple of hours"

Why London galleries do fairs on their home turf

Staying local keeps costs down—and dealers can benefit from the buzz around town

Basquiat boom spreads with London show

Artist’s many influences explored in scholarly exhibition comprising more than 100 pieces at the Barbican

The market boom for Basquiat

A year after his death, MoMA turned down an offer of the artist’s work. Today, the appetite for his paintings has never been greater

Get into the swing of Frieze week with these seven London shows

From Superflex’s playground at Tate Modern to a major Basquiat survey at the Barbican

1:54 fair in London turns its gaze to North Africa

Contemporary African art fair welcomes unprecedented numbers of galleries from the region ahead of Marrakech launch

Better with age: artists over 60 in the spotlight at Frieze London

1960s feminists and overlooked octogenarians are being reappraised, both critically and commercially

Frieze lets the sculptures play outside before the big tents arrive

The Frieze Sculpture exhibition is to precede the fair this year