Frieze New York

Frieze appoints Christine Messineo as director of US fairs

Messineo, who previously worked for Bortolami and Hannah Hoffman galleries, will head up Frieze Los Angeles and Frieze New York following the departure of Bettina Korek and Loring Randolph

An art and design exhibition engulfs a Modernist home in upstate New York

The art and design show—a collaboration between Object & Thing, Blum and Poe and Mendes Wood DM—will be on long-term view in the former family home of the American architect Gerald Luss

Art fairsanalysis

Members only: what exactly does Frieze’s membership programme get you?

Artist studio tours, museum shows, talks and other events are on the slate, but the best bang for your buck might come from the fair’s partnership with NeueHouse

'It is like spring in the art world': A more civilised, 'humane' Frieze New York bodes well for the market

Exhibitors praised Frieze for seamlessness of install and timed entry gave galleries and guests more time than usual for art chat, making deals and catching up

‘Works made in Iran today are inextricably linked to the past’: collector Mohammed Afkhami on how art shaped his life

The Middle Eastern financier is bringing his collection to New York’s Asia Society later this year

‘A spiral of poets, all at once’: Precious Okoyomon, winner of the Frieze Artist Award, talks about their Tower of Babel-themed commission

An artist, poet and chef, Okoyomon discusses their inspirations as well as the ecosystems they have been creating

Sanford Biggers unveils monolithic sculpture at Rockefeller Plaza

The work is part of a campus-wide exhibition exploring themes around European and African mythologies

Top shows to see in New York during Frieze week

From Eva Hesse and Hannah Wilke at Acquavella Galleries to Deana Lawson at the Guggenheim

If you can't beat them, join them: Goodman Gallery jumps on the Hamptons bandwagon with new outpost

Denis Gardarin has joined as US director and will oversee the South Africa- and London-based gallery's presence at Frieze New York this week as travel restrictions persist

'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 New York to pay tribute to Vision & Justice Project

The fair will honour the photography initiative's mission to examine art’s role in the relationship between race and citizenship

Frieze New York relocates to non-profit institution The Shed for 2021 edition

Global director Victoria Siddall says it is a time “for creativity, flexibility and collaboration” as fair is reduced by more than two-thirds

As protestors call for justice in New York, Mel Edwards to install broken chains in City Hall Park

An outdoor exhibition of the sculptor’s work has been postponed to give space to the Black Lives Matters movement

Art marketanalysis

Frieze New York exhibitors bring a domestic touch to online viewing rooms

Why some galleries are trying to make the sterile virtual environment more homely, plus some early sales

Art marketpreview

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

Flash sale: Darren Bader launches online platform Inventory for artists and galleries

Prices are clearly marked under each work and all are marked down by anywhere from 30% to 90%

Art marketanalysis

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

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

Wanted: land-art sponsor to bury Christoph Büchel's aircraft in sand

The Swiss artist is seeking sponsors this week at Frieze New York for his new project Terminal, which involves burying a Boeing 727 jetliner in the California desert

Frieze offers full refunds to exhibitors after cancelling its New York fair due to coronavirus

The fair will also launch a new online viewing room feature at no cost to planned exhibitors and will apply reimbursements to future editions

Frieze New York cancels its ninth edition due to coronavirus

The fair is the latest to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic as cases in the city rise to 1,339

Dallas Art Fair and Paris Photo New York postponed due to Covid-19

The two fairs become the latest in a slew of recent delays and closures

Lisson Gallery to unveil new space in New York this May

The gallery will takeover the storefront next door to its current Chelsea outpost as neighbouring blue-chip galleries continue to expand


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

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

South African gallery will open in Cork Street redevelopment this autumn

Frieze New York diary: from Tom Sachs channelling Family Guy to an art handler taking centre stage

Plus, Helena Christensen supports MFA graduates and MoMA screens the de-installation of Picasso's Guernica

Confessions of a dealer: Esther Kim Varet

We talk to Esther Kim Varet, the founder of the Los Angeles (and now, Seoul) gallery Various Small Fires about the art world, a pet peeve and the next big thing

Collector's Eye: Alejandra Castro Rioseco on collecting the work of female artists

Latin American artists feature prominently in the collection of the Chilean supporter of women's rights

Expert eye: Javier Téllez

The Venezuelan artist Javier Téllez has partnered with the Outsider Art Fair to present a curated space at Frieze New York

Is it time to drop the ‘Latin American’ artist label?

Galleries are starting to move away from the historic term as new awareness builds

Collectors, curators and a couple of celebs come out to Frieze New York

From Rachel Weisz to Anne Pasternak, art loving VIPs arrived on Randall's Island

Amassing a Frieze Library, book by book

Galleries donate publications for a collection that will go to the Metropolitan Museum

Harold Ancart on the art of handball

The Belgian artist's Brooklyn project is all play —and lots of work

Out and proud: Stonewall at 50

Art After Stonewall, a touring exhibition of works covering gender, sexuality and Aids, shows how queer culture was shaped by the Stonewall riots

Why advance sales at fairs are gaining ground

In the internet age, pre-selling at fairs is commonplace but collectors are unlikely to stop buying in person any time soon

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"

Confessions of a dealer: Sam Gordon

We talk to Sam Gordon, co-founder of the New York gallery Gordon Robichaux, about his art-world enthusiasms and words to live by

Whose museum is it anyway? The story of El Museo del Barrio has always been about representation

As it turns 50, the museum wrestles with concerns that it has lost its community focus

In pictures: Frieze Sculpture takes over Rockefeller Center in New York

Pieces by 14 international Modern and contemporary artists are dotted around the famous plaza's indoor and outdoor spaces

Lauren Halsey brings the spirit of South Central LA to Frieze New York

Artist dedicates installation to Nipsey Hussle, the slain rapper and neighbourhood activist

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

Twelve exhibitions not to miss during Frieze New York

From the Leipzig School artist Neo Rauch at the Drawing Center, to Nari Ward at the New Museum, there's plenty to see around New York City during Frieze

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

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

Too hot to handle? Frieze New York to compensate all dealers after sweltering fair sent collectors packing

Details yet to be finalised, but the fair is also looking at how to deal with “increasingly erratic weather” after heatwave sent exhibitors into meltdown

Holy inspiration: the Met's Costume Institute finds a divine connection between religion and fashion

The museum's annual gala show examines how the Catholic Church’s aesthetics have influenced designers

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2018, Issue 2

"In order to bring diversity to our all-white male artist stable, we decided to bring in a few other, slightly more affordable, white male artists."

Hospital tests art's healing powers

New York Presbyterian shows contemporary works from its permanent collection

Hiwa K: on the road, from Iraq to Germany

The Iraqi-Kurdish artist examines migration and contemporary politics in his solo show at the New Museum