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Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Kabinett Section

If you’ve already had enough of art fairs with Frieze Week in London (it opened today!), well you’re basically out of luck because Art Basel Miami Beach is right around the corner. Today, the fair announced the participants of this … Read More


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London Auction Preview: ‘Dschungelbild’ by Gerhard Richter (1971)

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


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London Auction Preview: ‘Flowers’ by Andy Warhol (1964)

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


Frieze London 2014 Market
At Werner's booth.

At Frieze, a James Lee Byars Performance Strolls the Aisles, Looking for a Buyer

No matter where you were strolling today at London’s Frieze Art Fair, a group of 10 young people wearing bright pink hats always seemed to walk by, performing James Lee Byars’s 10 in a Hat (c. 1969/2012) piece. Who was responsible? An … Read More


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Dancers prepare for the ballet performances that Nick Mauss has planned to run throughout the fair.

A Tour of Frieze London 2014

The 2014 edition of Frieze London has begun, swinging its doors open to VIPs this morning at 10 a.m. in Regent’s Park. It runs through Saturday. By noon the aisles were thick with people, on the hunt for a new artwork, an old … Read More


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‘Days of Endless Time’ Takes It Slow

A new exhibition tracks the dissonance between connectivity and solitude in the digital age Read More


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


Frieze London 2014 parties
Richard Tuttle's I Don’t Know, Or The Weave of Textile Language. in the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall. Dan Duray

Scenes From the Richard Tuttle Opening at Tate Modern

Openings at the Tate Modern are a lot like openings at the Museum of Modern Art except there’s no whiskey of any kind, whereas at MoMA there is never fewer than three kinds. “God that’s awful,” said a friend, of … Read More


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At Frieze.

Two Franz Erhard Walthers, a Classic and a Rarity, Alight at Frieze

As the aisles buzzed inside Frieze London this morning, a young woman in black pants, a black sweater, and black shoes was standing absolutely still on a sheet of metal in the shape of an L. Most people rushed by, but a … Read More


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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


Frieze London 2014 Reviews
Installation view of David Hammons at White Cube.JACK HEMS AND PATRICK DANDY

At White Cube, a David Hammons Show Filled With Secrets

David Hammons solo shows are rare events, occurring only every few years lately, and the last two were in New York, at L&M Arts, in 2011 and 2007. But now he has arrived at London’s White Cube gallery for what … Read More


Frieze London 2014 Reviews
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Kerry James Marshall Delivers a Stunner at Zwirner in London

Just how good is Kerry James Marshall’s show at David Zwirner in London’s Mayfair district? So good that the second I left today I began plotting the next time that I could sneak out of the Frieze Art Fair this week … Read More


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Xavier Le Roy, ‘Retrospective’ at MoMA PS1

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Frieze London 2014 Reviews
Glenn Ligon, Come Out, 2014. DAN DURAY

Don’t Miss Glenn Ligon at Camden Arts Centre

It’s a little off the beaten path but if you’re in London for Frieze and anywhere near the town’s northwest section (or “Zadie Smith country,” as the locals colorfully call it), you owe it to yourself to swing by the … Read More