Frieze Los Angeles 2019

How a protest poster by David Wojnarowicz may have inspired Basquiat's Defacement

Artist's 1983 depiction of an infamous case of police brutality goes on display at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in June

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

Main Museum’s mysterious closure serves as a cautionary tale about funding

Closure comes just weeks after three key staff members announced their departures

Frieze Los Angeles brings satellite fairs into its orbit

A local stalwart celebrates its tenth edition, a New Yorker goes West, and a young upstart sets out its stall at the Roosevelt Hotel

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

What to buy at Frieze Los Angeles? Lisa Anne Auerbach offers psychic art advice

Artist's performance for the fair's projects programme aims to unshroud doubts around collecting and the art market

In pictures: Is it New York? Is it Los Angeles? Frieze Projects takes over Paramount's Backlot

“The results are magical, otherworldly, surreal and hyper-real but never dull,” says curator Ali Subotnick

Action! Cinematic works abound at Frieze Los Angeles as galleries go all out for glamour

First LA edition of the British fair focuses on local artists and pieces that speak to a Hollywood crowd

Done deals: what's selling in Los Angeles this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Frieze LA

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Collector's Eye: an interview with Cheech Marin

The actor and comedian tells us what he's bought and why he loves it

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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David Kordansky doubles gallery space and expands diverse artist roster

Last year, the LA gallery took on Michael Williams, Fred Eversley, Huma Bhabha and Lauren Halsey

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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

Can artists live off art alone? Plus, Los Angeles

Artist Tai Shani and art consultant James Doeser on the grim reality of working as an artist today and Jori Finkel on the inaugural edition of Frieze Los Angeles. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Jori Finkel. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson
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Frieze Los Angeles has star power

Brad Pitt, Jodie Foster and more stars attended the first edition of the fair

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

Crime news

A million Artsy user account details exposed in large-scale hack

Compromised data included account holders’ names and email and IP addresses

Hits and misses at Palm Springs's second Desert X biennial

Some half-baked works mean this year’s event fails to live up to the promise of the first edition

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

Will Frieze Los Angeles succeed where others have failed?

Shrugging away doubts, the city’s art dealers are cautiously optimistic of the fair’s future

Six shows to see during Frieze Los Angeles

From a Charles White retrospective to raw canvases inspired by the occult and queer sex magic

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

Three new fairs not to miss in 2019

From Singapore and Taiwan to Los Angeles, new events attempt to break into world's fastest growing art markets

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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

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