Frieze London 2014 Market News price check

Price Check: Frieze London

At art fairs, the ARTnews team checks in from time to time with dealers at certain booths to hear about any sales they’ve made. These disclosures are collected in a completely non-scientific fashion and based mainly on which booths have … Read More

Features Profiles

Where the Moving Image Meets the Still Life

Inspired by America’s leftovers—old lamps, broken speakers, hot-sauce packets, and Al Gore’s monologues—Trisha Baga sets the physical and digital worlds in motion Read More


Morning Links: The D Train Edition

The D train subway line in Brooklyn between Sunset Park and Coney Island has one of the greatest concentrations of public art in the city. [The New York Times] A studio visit with artist Terry Winters. [The Wall Street Journal] … Read More

Frieze London 2014 real estate
Steve Pippin

Gavin Brown to Open New Location

This November, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise will open a second space on the Lower East Side at 291 Grand Street. Chatter of Brown’s real estate develompents has been going on for some time. Brown confirmed the new space at Frieze London, … Read More


Christie’s Announces More Top Lots for Impressionist and Modern Sale in New York

Christie’s has announced further highlights for its Impressionist and Modern sale on November 5 in New York in addition to Edouard Manet’s Le Printemps, the lead lot, which is expected fetch $25-35 million. Fernand Léger’s Les constructeurs avec arbre is … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market

Old Shoes and a Sleeping Guard at Frieze

Not to worry. Those high-top Pumas hanging over the sign for Hauser & Wirth’s booth at Frieze are supposed to be there. As with most unusual sights at an art fair, it’s an artwork. The artist responsible is the relentless … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market
The view from above.

The Sunday Fair, a Low-Key Frieze Week Satellite, Opens in London

The Sunday art fair is just a five-minute walk down Marylebone Street from Frieze, but—as the saying goes—it feels like a world away. Frieze, for instance, opened yesterday to thrumming crowds that included Valentino and A$AP Rocky, but this afternoon, … Read More


Creating a Renaissance for Italian Modernism

A scholar and collector transforms a New York loft into a center for the study of Futurism and beyond it Read More

Frieze London 2014
The action last night at Frieze.

Andy Kaufman Is Remembered, Reperformed at Frieze London

Live art is all over the place at Frieze, and while that sounds like a recipe for extreme pain (who needs more distraction at an art fair), the quality has actually been really strong: Franz Erhard Walther works are being … Read More


Morning Links: State of the Art Edition

“Painting at Clark Art Museum deemed real Rembrandt” [The Boston Globe] “State of the Art” at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art “represents a serious effort to introduce contemporary art to a mainstream audience far from the rarefied galleries … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Reviews
Installation view of Lawrence Weiner's show at South London Gallery. (Also, a precise description of how many Frieze goers will likely feel by the end of this week.)

Don’t Sleep on Lawrence Weiner at South London Gallery

Sadly, it is impossible to see all of the art that is on view in London during Frieze and so, with each passing moment, decisions about what to visit get tougher. It’s Wednesday afternoon now, and many international visitors will be heading … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market
Untitled, 1989, at Capitain/Metro.

There Are Quite a Few Kippenbergers at Frieze Masters

The Germans are everywhere at Frieze Masters! Strolling booths yesterday, I started counting the number of Gerhard Richter paintings on view, but quickly lost count. Same for Sigmar Polkes, which were running a close second—maybe not surprising since his retrospective, … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market
The "bedroom."

Helly Nahmad London Stages 1968 Period Piece Booth

Sometimes, when covering an art fair week you just have to accept the fact that a lot of the work is going to be publicity for the various galleries, booths and auctions that you’re covering. But it is with no … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market
The booth.

Get Your Nails Done at Carlos/Ishikawa’s Ed Fornieles/Korakrit Arunanondchai/Oscar Murillo Booth

The Carlos/Ishikawa booth in Frieze London’s Focus section this year features three heavy hitters all doing fairly insane things. You should definitely swing by, especially if you’re in need of some nail decor. The first strange thing you’ll notice are … Read More