Many criticisms have been leveled at art fairs.
T his week, Richard Prince broke the (art corner of the) Internet when his appropriated images of young women's Instagram photos went up for sale for $90,000 apiece at the art fair Frieze. Here to steal the spotlight from Prince is an old favorite when it comes to art world controversy, Chris Ofili. Show More Summary
This month painter and photographer Richard Prince sold other people’s Instagram photos at a New York Cityart gallery as part of the Frieze Art Fair in New York. Prince did so without warning or permission from the photos’ owners. Prince’s
Did you know someone could resell your Instagram pictures for $90,000? Richard Prince, an established artist who plays with authorship and appropriation, made waves at the Frieze Art Fair a couple of weeks ago with his Instagram paintings. Prince...Show More Summary
It's legal if the image is slightly tweaked. You might want to think twice the next time you Instagram that food porn shot. As part of the recent Frieze Art Fair in New York City, artist Richard Prince stirred up controversy by printing giant screenshots of other people's Instagram photos "without warning or permission," writes the Washington Post. Show More Summary
The Frieze Art Fair kicked off last week in New York, meaning there has been no shortage of parties, openings, and cocktail hours for the art and fashion sets to mingle at. On Friday, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, and Marilyn Minter hung out at the Choice Works auction to benefit... More »
Though it’s been only four years since its debut, Frieze Art Fair has become a New York art institution. Remaining the hip newcomer to the Armory Show’s extensive historical legacy in March, Frieze is now a springtime staple, bringing… The post Recap | Our 5 Favorite Booths at Frieze New York 2015 appeared first on Selectism.
Over the last few days, art collectors and aficionados flocked to Randall’s Island for the annual Frieze Art Fair. As always, the festival’s air-conditioned tent was ripe with good sightings: Wandering among the booths, we spotted everyone from Public School designers Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow to art-world fixture Waris... More »
Meet the Mexican artist shedding a little light on the social dynamics of art fairs by giving away 800 free pieces of wearable art.
Emotional ceramics, fine dining and acid denim... this is what you need to know to survive another season of art fairs.
In the mood for lots of contemporary art, but can't make it over to Randall's Island for Frieze? Check out Select Fair in Chelsea, a brash newcomer to the big-money art fair scene with an emphasis on special projects—both performance...Show More Summary
All photos by the author, courtesy Flux Art Fair The inaugural Flux Art Fair in Harlem, running May 14 through 17 to coincide with Frieze Week, is a welcoming party just a train's ride uptown, where the international art world has been invited to meet and mingle with Harlem’s artistic and cultural vibrance. Show More Summary
The wealthy and well-dressed flock to Frieze, New York’s most glamorous contemporary art fair. But do they know, or care, what they are buying?
Frieze might be about art, but the week around the fair requires nearly as many outfits as fashion week. There are parties every night—each fancier, more delicious, and with a deeper guest list than the next. Fashion finds a natural affiinity with art (beautiful people in extravagant clothing), and last... More »
As part of the frenzy of Frieze Week, Zürcher Gallery is hosting Salon Zürcher, a more intimate fair featuring both emerging and established artists.
NADA New York offers an alternative to chic, sleek Frieze New York. As befitting the two different fairs, we offer two evaluations of the work on offer at NADA below, from SEEN's two staff writers. Kyle: Zombie Formalism, UndeadLocated inside Basketball City, that warehouselike gymnasium on the water off the... More »
Painted massage chairs, free ponchos, Roberta's pizza, and a Fluxus labyrinth: all that and more awaits on Randall's Island this weekend, where the fourth iteration of the sprawling Frieze Art Fair is open for business under the serpentine white tent. Show More Summary
Image via Denise Dell'Olio on Instagram With the ability to instantly share our surroundings via Instagrams, tweets, Snapchats and Taptalks, art fairs can almost entirely be experienced through a virtual patchwork of social media. Why...Show More Summary
Hallie Bateman is a Brooklyn-based cartoonist and illustrator whose work includes a running comic about life in New York at the Awl. We sent her to the opening of Frieze to see what she made of the art world's fair rituals. She returned with this report from the front lines,... More »
Visiting Collective Design amid all of Frieze Week's art fairs is doubly refreshing: it's an unabashed celebration of beautiful objects and you can touch (almost) all of them.