Frieze London 2014 News
From the second floor of the collection.

Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch Open at Zabludowicz

“There’s lots of play on gender and sexuality,” a middle-aged British hipster explained to the two slightly uncomfortable-looking older ladies who, had this been a Monty Python sketch, would likely have been played by Michael Palin and Graham Chapman. (These … Read More


Morning Links: The Painter of Wall Street Edition

“Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” buys an ArtPrize contestant’s work. [Fox 17] A conversation with Philippe de Montebello about his new book. [The Courier-Journal] Here’s a profile of Ashley Longshore, Wall Street’s go-to painter. [New York Post] Bloomberg Philanthropies will … Read More

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Martin Creed's Work no.1086 Everything Is Going To Be Alright (2011) on the residence.

Hauser & Wirth Welcomes Frieze Visitors at Its Somerset Estate

Gallery offers early Franz Wests, Phyllida Barlow at fair fête Read More


Morning Links: Joni Mitchell Edition

The 2014 ArtPrize winners have been announced. [Artforum] Khairuddin Hori has been named deputy programming director at Paris’s Palais de Tokyo. [The Straits Times] The Hammer Museum honors Joni Mitchell at its gala, and The Wall Street Journal reports. [The … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market News
On one lift.

Frieze Art Fair Has Already Started in the London Tube

London’s Frieze Art Fair doesn’t officially begin until tomorrow, Tuesday, October 14, when it will open to invited guests, but if you’re looking to get a head start on the action, head over to the Regent’s Park Underground stop, which is … Read More

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Phillips Opens New Headquarters in London

Yesterday collectors and dealers crowded Phillips’s new headquarters at 30 Berkeley Square for a VIP preview of its upcoming Frieze Week auctions and to take in the building, which reportedly cost the company $160 million. In the airy front room … Read More


ISCP Names Susan Hapgood Executive Director

The International Studio & Curatorial Program, the Brooklyn-based residency organization, which turns 20 this year, has tapped Susan Hapgood to be its new executive director. Hapgood is currently based in India, where she founded the Mumbai Art Room exhibition space … Read More


Finalist Steve Lambert Says ‘No Thanks’ to ArtPrize

If he wins any money at ArtPrize, Lambert won’t keep it for himself Read More

A different dress by Perry. 


Lisa Perry Designed The Uniforms For Larry Gagosian’s Japanese Restaurant

T: The New York Times Style Magazine has a preview of the uniforms for Kappo Masa, Larry Gagosian and Masa Takayama’s new Japanese restaurant at 980 Madison, which opens today. Head over for a look! They were designed by Lisa … Read More

The 'F For Fake' Poster.


Forged Forgeries Withdrawn From Auction

Over at the Financial Times, Georgina Adam reports that a New Zealand auction house has withdrawn  two lots said to be forged Monets by legendary forger Elmyr de Hory (subject of Orson Welles’s F For Fake), which were in fact … Read More

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Installation view of "A Revision" at Galerie Perrotin. 
Courtesy Galerie Perrotin, Photograph by Guillaume Ziccarelli.

Painting Without Paint: John Henderson and Contemporary Abstraction

For a painter, John Henderson’s newest exhibition features surprisingly few “paintings” in the traditional sense. There are several works in copper, so textural they become three-dimensional, a video, and “digital paintings” of dye on polyester–but hardly any oil, acrylic or … Read More


The Artist Is Sort of Present: Mark Flood Now Has His Own Chelsea Gallery

The painter Mark Flood was sitting on a couch in his new Chelsea storefront gallery on West 22nd Street, watching languidly as several young art handlers were hanging the new show. “I guess we could go ahead and put the … Read More

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London Auction Preview: ‘Abstraktes Bild’ by Gerhard Richter (1990)

It’s not always possible to know what motivates a collector to sell an artwork at auction, but estimates can provide a look into their thinking. Assuming the work is not being sold because one of the three Ds (Debt, Divorce, … Read More


Morning Links: Hello Kitty Edition

After a review of its finances, the L.A. Board of Supervisors has added $54 million to its arts and culture budget. [The Los Angeles Times via Artforum] “The sun never sets on William Kentridge.” (Lots of shows coming up by … Read More