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.
It may at first thought seem odd that the newest addition to Frieze Week in New York is a fair devoted to contemporary African art.
Images by the author On opening night of the SELECT Fair, a group of artists, collectors, and gallerists gathered in Fawn Rogers' tent for a game of high-stakes art world poker. Entitled COURT, the project was based on a standard deck...Show More Summary
On Thursday, the Frieze Art Fair opens in New York on Randall's Island Park. From May 14–17, fairgoers can check out a giant tent full of contemporary art. But that's not all you can do while there. Below are eight reasons why it's the perfect weekend activity. Show More Summary
Frieze Art Fair Exceeds Expectations
Frieze New York is a very serious art fair, where the top dealers in the world sell late-model masterworks by the greatest artists of our time, and where the VIP preview (on May 13) attracts the most discerning collectors, curators, and aesthetic thought leaders, where...—oh my God, is that...... More »