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Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Katrina Sorrentino

‘It Aims Toward the Universal’: At the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in Red Hook, Brooklyn

The 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair has returned for a second go-round at Dustin Yellin’s Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, which is nicely situated at a literal and metaphorical distance from the rest of the Frieze Week action. Many have no doubt been … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
New York artist Gina Beavers outdoes herself with just three works at Clifton Benevento, of Manhattan—that lip painting and two cubes, each visible side blessed with a panel, heavy with paint. It's hard to pick between the porn one and the food porn one. Pure joy.ARTNEWS

A Few Delights at Frieze New York

32 things I would like to buy, stare at, or eat, with some commentary Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
London's Chewday's will show Gabriele Beveridge's New ultra balance, 2015. COURTESY OFF VENDOME

Amid the Frieze Week Frenzy, Off Vendome Shares Its Space With Five Galleries

Bridget Donahue, Real Fine Arts, Chewday’s, Jenny’s, and Galerie Max Mayer take over a floor of the Chelsea gallery Read More


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Mirror, Mirror: David Altmejd Reimagines Human Evolution at Frieze New York

At Andrea Rosen’s booth at Frieze New York yesterday, a small throng of visitors murmured in quiet appreciation of David Altmejd’s Le désert et la semence (2015), a large-scale installation composed of, among other things, synthetic hair, glass eyes, coconuts, … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Fred Wilson, standing with his work at Pace Gallery's Frieze booth.PHOTO BY KATHERINE MCMAHON

‘Being Here Is an Unusual Experience’: Finding Some Quiet Time With Fred Wilson at Frieze New York

Pace Gallery has organized a mini solo exhibition of the artist Fred Wilson at Frieze New York, and Wilson himself was walking around the fair yesterday, looking dapper but slightly dazed. I asked him if he had time for a … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market
Alex Da Corte's Free Money, outside the entry to the 2016 edition of Frieze New York. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

A Tour of Frieze New York 2016

The fifth edition of Frieze New York opened to invited guests today on Randall’s Island, between Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx in the East River. Below, a look around the fair, beginning with Alex Da Corte’s floating baby outside the big tent. The show opens … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Anthea Hamilton Kar-A-Sutra (After Mario Bellini) KATHERINE MCMAHON.

Mimes Gone Wild! Anthea Hamilton Stages Silent Performance at Frieze

Today Frieze New York opened to invited guests, and one of the harder-to-miss pieces inside its big tent on Randall’s Island was Kar-A-Sutra (After Mario Bellini) by Anthea Hamilton, a performance piece specially commissioned by the fair that lets a co-ed group of … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market
François Morellet's installation at Galerie Hervé Bize’s fair booth. KATHERINE MCMAHON/ARTNEWS

‘The Numbers Are All Randomized’: Variations on Pi at Frieze New York

At Frieze New York on Randall’s Island, Galerie Hervé Bize’s fair booth eschewed the typical white-cube aesthetic in favor of an overload in blues and reds. A sequence of enlarged pixels, resembling an enormous scan code, patterned both the walls … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Alex Da Corte's Free Money, outside of Frieze New York. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

Holy Art Fair, Batman! Alex Da Corte’s Joker-Inspired Balloon Towers Over Frieze’s North Entrance

Walking outside of Frieze New York’s north entrance, the first thing fairgoers will probably notice is a large inflatable ballon of a kind of pig/baby hybrid, hovering ominously above everything, doing battle with the New York skyline. The balloon is … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Raspet's Société booth. KATHERINE MCMAHON

Sean Raspet Brings Soylent Products and Prototypes to Frieze New York

A colleague this morning bemoaned the fact that at Frieze New York, the art fair on Randall’s Island that has a preview opening today, he was going to have to pay $7 for a bagel. This was an exaggeration, but it … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market Previews
Alden Projects, New York  Eleanor Antin,  100 Boots Entering the Museum, n.d., lithograph on postcard.

Preview NADA 2016

The fifth edition of NADA New York, put on annually by the New Art Dealers Alliance, opens to the public on the evening of Thursday, May 5, with a preview earlier in the day. The fair, which returns to Pier … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market Previews
David Kordansky, Los Angeles  Mai-Thu Perret, Les guérillères III, 2016, figure in steel, wire, paper mâché, acrylic paint, gouache, synthetic hair, cotton and polyester fabric, bronze, polyester resin, ceramic, wool blanket, and steel base. KEVIN TODORA

Preview Frieze New York 2016

The fifth edition of Frieze New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 5, with a preview day on Wednesday, May 4. The fair, which is divided into five sections including a public works section, will bring together 202 … Read More


Art Basel 2016 Market News
A scene from Pierre Bismuth's Where is Rocky II?.COURTESY ART BASEL

Art Basel Announces Film Program Featuring Jonas Mekas and Pierre Bismuth

It was in the cold of early February when we received word about the slate of galleries participating in Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland. Now that we’re closer to that ever-important fair, there’s another Art Basel programming announcement. This time, it’s … Read More


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WME-IMG Partners With Frieze

The entertainment agency WME | IMG announced today that, as part of a partnership plan, it is investing in Frieze, which runs fairs in New York and London. The size of the deal and the percentage stake WME | IMG is getting … Read More