Close enough to hear Joanna Rajkowska’s ‘The Hatchling’, presented @letrangere_london. Captured by @ddopics 📸. Our Frieze Sculpture competition is running throughout August, to enter show us your visit and include #friezesculpture in your caption. The winning entry will receive two tickets to Frieze London and Frieze Masters and a copy of @ninabarti’s ‘My Collection of Collections’ book. Nina’s illustrated family guides are being distributed at Frieze Sculpture every Saturday in August.
Opening soon: a free exhibition of new sculptures by artists @yinka_ilori, @craigandkarl and @lynnie.z goes on display 16-18 August at Brick Lane Yard, Truman Brewery to celebrate the launch of Arto LIFEWTR® in the UK. Join @hrhprincessjulia for the unveiling of the sculptures on Thursday 15 August from 5pm, followed by discussion with the artists led by Frieze’s Matthew McLean. @artolifewtr #artolifewtr #londonexhibition #sculpture #thirstinspiration
Although Maruja Mallo is less known than her contemporaries’ (Dalí, Luis Buñuel, Federico García Lorca), she was one of the leading contributors to the Spanish Surrealist movement. At Frieze Masters, @ortuzarprojects will bring a solo of her works to the Spotlight section. Spanning painting, photography, sculpture, drawing and conceptual installations, the Spotlight section at Frieze Masters features solo presentations by ground-breaking artists of the 20th century. Credit: ‘Arquitectura Humana / El Pescador’ (1937) by #MarujaMallo. Courtesy of Ortuzar Projects, New York. #frieze #friezemasters #spotlight #surrealism
Getting ready for the weekend... . . A preview from @ArcadiaMissa's booth at Frieze London this year, including @lewisnhammond, 'Putting Myself Back Together II' (2019). 📸: Tim Bowditch
Thank you to @davidfrankum for these wonderful illustrations of @zakove and @studioleikoikemura’s sculptures. Our Frieze Sculpture competition is running throughout August, to enter show us your visit and include #friezesculpture in your caption. The winning entry will receive two tickets to Frieze London and Frieze Masters and a copy of @ninabarti’s ‘My Collection of Collections’ book. Nina’s illustrated family guides are being distributed at Frieze Sculpture every Saturday in August.
We’re excited to announce the artist Camille Blatrix has been selected to create a work for the third edition of BMW Open Work at Frieze London 2019. Blatrix’s commission will explore the concept of attraction and desire – delving into perfection as an endlessly fascinating, frustrating, even disturbing ideal. BMW Open Work will premiere at Frieze London 3-6 October 2019. @bmwgroupculture. Credit: Camille Blatrix, Soul, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Andrew Kreps, Ny and Balice Hertling, Paris.
Coming soon to Frieze Masters, artworks by American sculptor Louise Nevelson best known for her monochromatic wooden assemblages. Pictured: 'Untitled' (1964) by Louise Nevelson. Courtesy of @giomarconigallery
At Frieze London this year, @liarummagallery will bring a curated installation by one of the pioneers of Conceptual art, Joseph Kosuth. Featuring works by Gino De Dominicis, Joseph Kosuth, David Lamelas, Marzia Migliora, Ugo Mulas, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Haim Steinbach and Ettore Spalletti. 1. David Lamelas Segnalamento, 2014 20 marble slabs (object can be replaced by any object). Photo credit Roberto Marossi. 2. Gino De Dominicis ‘Tentativo di far formare dei quadrati invece che dei cerchi attorno ad un sasso che cade nell'acqua’ (Attempt to make squares instead of circles around a rock that fells into the water), 1969. 3. Marzia Migliora ‘...Sono sgusciato dalla tua pienezza senza lasciarti vuota perchè il vuoto l’ho portato con me...’, (I’ve escaped from your fullness having not left you empty because I’ve carried the emptiness with me…), 2007. All courtesy Lia Rumma Gallery Milan/Naples
A preview from @didieraarongallery’s Frieze Masters booth. ‘Portrait of an Elegant Woman’, (1740) by Jean-Marc Nattier
Italian painter Giorgio Morandi’s works are noted for their tonal subtlety in depicting apparently simple subjects, such as vases, bottles, bowls, flowers and landscapes. Find “Natura Morta, 1946” presented by Dickinson at Frieze Masters this October.
A sculpture by Frieze Sculpture artist, Barry Flanagan, best known for his bronze statues of hares and other animals. @WaddingtonCustot who look after the artist’s estate will be at Frieze Masters 3-6 October 2019. Credit: Barry Flanagan, Moon Gold Hare, 2008. Courtesy of Waddington Custot.
Inside @ninabarti’s ‘My Collection of Collections’ illustrated book. One of the #friezesculpture competition prizes [see earlier post] and the illustrator behind our family guides
To celebrate Frieze Sculpture in Regent’s Park, we’re running a competition throughout August. To enter, show us your visit to the free public exhibition and include #friezesculpture in the caption, the winning image will receive two tickets to Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2019 and a copy of @ninabarti’s incredible ‘My Collection of Collections’ book. Nina Chakrabarti has also created an illustrated family guide to Frieze Sculpture, pick one up from the English Garden’s in Regent’s Park every Saturday or download from frieze.com. *We appreciate ambitious photography efforts and encourage you to get creative but please keep a safe distance from the works and do not touch or climb. Thank you for your images: 1. @graphic.patric captured ‘Celloswarm’ by #BillWoodrow (@new_art_centre). 2. @marijadc captured ‘Solar Disc III’ by #EmilyYoung ( @bowmanstudio). 3. @younglondonist captured ‘Usagi Kannon II’ by @studioleikoikemura (@keweniggalerie). 4. @kulturzeugs captured ‘ONE through ZERO’ by #RobertIndiana ( @waddingtoncustot) © Morgan Art Foundation Ltd. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, DACS, London 2019
We are delighted to welcome London-based gallery @ArtAncient to Frieze Masters for the first time this year. ArtAncient specialises in ancient art, numismatics and natural history. Credit: Egyptian, Old Kingdom relief, Early 6th Dynasty, circa 2323-2291 BC. Limestone. Courtesy of ArtAncient.
The eighth edition of Frieze Masters brings together six millennia of art history, from exquisite antiquities and sculptures, to Old Master paintings and luminaries of the 20th century, creating an exceptional environment to explore and discover. Credit: Roman, Sarcophagus fragment showing a Dioskuros with his horse, 2nd Century A.D. Courtesy of @sycomore_ancient_art.
Rounding up our tour of London's ’s iconic architectural landmarks with a trip to the @barbicancentre. Frieze London and Frieze Masters returns to the capital 3-6 October 2019. Thanks to @dantobinsmith for capturing the surreal aspects of the city's most loved buildings. Photo: Dan Tobin Smith @dantobinsmith. Art Direction: Amy Preston @the.bon.ton
Bibendum Michelin House through @dantobinsmith's lens. The photographer shot the 2019 Frieze London and Frieze Masters creative. Photo: Dan Tobin Smith @dantobinsmith Art Direction: Amy Preston @the.bon.ton
Continuing @dantobinsmith's surreal take on London's iconic landmarks for Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2019. Location: Cumberland Terrace. Photo: Dan Tobin Smith @dantobinsmith. Art Direction: Amy Preston @the.bon.ton
Shot by @dantobinsmith, the 2019 Frieze London and Frieze Masters creative celebrates the vibrancy of London. Showcasing a selection of the city’s iconic architectural landmarks, the images present a surreal view that play on each of the landmarks idiosyncratic details. Link in bio for tickets to #FriezeLondon and #FriezeMasters 2019. Location: Sir John Soane’s Museum @soanemuseum Photo: Dan Tobin Smith @dantobinsmith Art Direction: Amy Preston @the.bon.ton
Frieze London’s new themed section “Woven” will bring together solo presentations by eight international artists who employ textiles, weaving and tapestry, such as Brooklyn-based artist @chitraganeshbkny presented by @gallerywendinorris participating for the first time at the London fair. Credit: Chitra Ganesh, Pussy Riot, 2015. Courtesy of Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco.
Since its launch in 2018, the Mtec Bursary has been supporting young galleries and emerging artists to reach larger audiences, by enabling their participation in Frieze Sculpture. This year, @mtec0 has made this possible for two London-based galleries: @edelassanti presenting Cord (2019) by Jodie Carey, and @vitrinegallery presenting Cloud Study (Partner Dance) (2019) by Bermudian-British artist Charlie Godet Thomas. 👏
Ragnar Kjartansson’s “Figures in Landscape” consists of seven distinct 24-hour scenes, each a silent, single-channel video work, filmed on a set hand-painted as an archetypal landscape: a forest, a desert, barren mountains, a beach, a jungle, snow-covered mountains, and a meadow. Presented by @i8gallery, the seven scenes will be played simultaneously and repeat continuously throughout Frieze London 2019. Credit: Ragnar Kjartansson, Figures in Landscape, 2018. Courtesy of the artist, @i8gallery and @luhringaugustine.
Find a selection of works by German painter #ErnstWilhelmNay (1902–1968) from his late period of 1965 to 1968 presented by @aurelscheiblergallery in Spotlight at Frieze Masters 2019. His late work is particularly radical and surprising. It integrates figurative elements in the realm of abstract forms, offering an utopian commentary on the integration of the modern man into a new world that brings together tradition and the contemporary. Credit: Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Diaphanie in Gelb, 1966. Courtesy Aurel Scheibler, Berlin.
At Frieze London 2019, @christian_andersen_ will show a solo presentation by @gmork_nowotny within the Focus section. The presentation, titled ‘Dora (institutional bodies)’, consists of a series of reworked objects from the former home of the artist’s grandmother. Nowotny has been working with dementia as a theme lately. The project consists of an abstracted representation of the former home and garden of Nowotny’s grandmother, who is now residing in a nursing home suffering from advanced dementia. Her home has been abandoned and Nowotny sees an uncanny similarity between her possessions and herself. Credit: Rolf Nowotny, Dementia, 2019. Courtesy of David Dale Gallery and Christian Andersen. Photo: Max Slaven
For its first participation in Frieze Masters' Collections, @galeriekevorkian will present a selection of unique metalwork objects from 3rd to 1st millennium BC Luristan in Western Iran and Eurasian Steppes, coming from the collection of David David-Weill (1871-1952).
Meanwhile at Frieze Sculpture in Regent's Park, two weathervanes move together in the wind imitating the basic choreography of dancing partners. The imagery comes from comic strips often used to convey depression, anxiety and mental health. Download the Frieze Art Fairs app to listen to a detailed description of the sculpture narrated by curator @clare.lilley (audio 9). Credit: Charlie Godet Thomas Cloud Study (Partner Dance), 2019 @vitrinegallery
100 years after the founding of the Bauhaus, Frieze Talks at Frieze London will take inspiration from the school’s pioneering approach to interdisciplinarity and its questioning of art’s relationship to a wider social world. Frieze Talks at Frieze London is co-programmed for by Lydia Yee (Chief Curator, Whitechapel Gallery) and Matthew McLean (Senior Editor, Frieze Studios). Stay tuned for the full programme.
LIVE is the fair’s programme for time-based works beyond the gallery booths. Exploring the expanded field of dance and choreography, this year’s LIVE will feature interventions by artists revealing narratives of control present in architecture, language, colonialism, and protest illuminated through movement. LIVE is the fair’s programme for time-based works beyond the gallery booths is again curated by Diana Campbell Betancourt @dhakadiana (Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka/Dhaka Art Summit). Photo Credit: Khvay Samnang (presented by @tomio_koyama_gallery with support from @delfinafdn, choreographers and dancers by Mot Pharan with Sot Sovanndy)
Within the Spotlight section at Frieze Masters 2019, DIEHL Gallery, Berlin will be devoting a comprehensive presentation to KP Brehmer, the German painter, graphic artist and filmmaker who found new ways to visualise global capitalism through political Pop Art. Credit: KP Brehmer, Assortment No. 15 "Aviation" II, 1967. Courtesy of DIEHL Gallery, Berlin.
#SchlossDerneburg formerly #GeorgBaselitz’s studio and the ancestral seat of the #Munster family is now the @hall_art_foundation with works by #JonathanMeese #AlbertOehlen #DanielRichter #RobertLongo #KeithSonnier #CandidaHofer #JulianSchnabel #Baselitz and many more. Regram: Frieze Masters Director @followaginger
@vikmuniz' life-size sculpture of the iconic 1973 Jaguar E-Type Matchbox toy car represents a return to the sculpture of his early career and is a project about memory, desire and scale. Download the Frieze Art Fairs app to listen to a detailed description of the sculpture narrated by curator @clare.lilley (audio 3). Credit: Vik Muniz, Mnemonic Vehicle No. 2, 2015. @benbrownfinearts. Frieze Sculpture 2019.
Susan Hiller (1940-2019): @Lisson_Gallery will celebrate the late artist’s innovative, multi-faceted career of almost half a century, with a solo booth exploring themes of domesticity, family and gender roles, and featuring some of the artist’s earliest known works, many on show for the first time. Photo Credit: Witness, 2000 (Tate Britain Installation shot). Audio-sculpture, dimensions variable. Original commission @artangel_ldn .
Take the little ones to the English Gardens of Regent's Park and explore Frieze Sculpture with our illustrated family guide by @ninabarti. Swipe left to follow Keith the bee to buzz around this way 🐝 Visit www.frieze.com/sculpture for further details.
In the 1950s and 1960s, the two leading members of Bokujinkai group, Yūichi Inoue and Morita Shiryū, were at the forefront of Japanese calligraphers to radically re-envision their art as part of the international avant-garde. Some of their work will be shown by @shibunkaku at Frieze Masters 2019. Credit: Yūichi Inoue, Yama (Mountain), 1966. Courtesy of Shibunkaku, Kyoto.
Congratulations to Himali Singh Soin! The winner of the 2019 Frieze Artist Award will bring a new commission to Frieze London, exploring urgent questions about environment, history and myth. Curated by @dhakadiana, the award is a major opportunity for an emerging international artist to present an ambitious work at the fair. For the first time, the #FriezeArtistAward will focus on the medium of film and is supported by @formaartsmedia and @c4randomacts.
Find the best gallery experts in ancient art at Frieze Masters 2019, including @sycomore_ancient_art, @ariadnegalleries and @galerie.chenel alongside specialists in Chinese art Gisèle Croës – Arts d'Extrême-Orient and Indian art @francescagalloway, following their celebrated debuts last year. Credit: Unknown, Large bronze wine vessel, fang hu, Eastern Zhou dynasty (c. 770-221 BC). Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC). Courtesy of Gisèle Croës – Arts d'Extrême-Orient.
@tiwani_contemporary will be taking part in Focus for the first time joining other young galleries at Frieze London 2019. The gallery will be bringing a solo presentation of paintings by London-based, British-artist @joylabinjo. Her collage aesthetic, eclectic visual vocabulary and mixed technique echo her experience of multiple identities - growing up Black, British, Nigerian in the 90s and early 00s.
Regram: Frieze Masters Director @followaginger. Highlights from the Collection of 18th century dealer Pierre Jean Mariette #Michelangelo, #Raphael #Carracci #Caravaggio
If you’re visiting Frieze Sculpture this weekend, download the Frieze App for the free audio guide narrated by curator Clare Lilley. Search ‘Frieze Art Fairs’ on the App Store or Google Play store. Pictured: Bettina Pousttchi transformed street bollards to create her ‘Alexander’ installation, presented by Buchmann Galerie. Credit: Bettina Pousttchi, ‘Alexander’, 2015, Buchmann Galerie, Frieze Sculpture 2019. Photo by Stephen White.
Also in @chiwengallery’s joint-presentation, Taiwanese photographer @sumisutw brings work exploring gender, BDSM and LGBTQ+ topics. Coming from a medical background, Misu is interested in the “Synthetic”, the “Unnatural”, and other embodiments, using photography to discuss the struggle between the real and the illusory. Credit: 1. Su Misu, ‘I am a fake but my heart is true, Part II’ 2019. 2. Su Misu ‘I am a fake but my heart is true, Part I’ 2016
Happy Pride Month! Today we're posting a preview of @chiwengallery’s joint-presentation of two artists at Frieze London. First up, @sinforvictory whose performance piece “If I had the words to tell you we wouldn’t be here now”, was commissioned by and staged in the gallery and subsequently included in the special performance programme of @labiennale. The documentary film of the live performance will be supplemented with showings of other representative video works by the artist at the fair. Look for our next post to see work from Su Misu. Credit: Victoria Sin,, 1. ‘A View from Elsewhere Act 1 Part 3/Illocutionary Utterances’ 2018. 2. ‘Narrative Reflections on Looking Preface/Looking Without Touching’ 2017 3. If I had the words to tell you we wouldn’t be here now Live Performance, 16 January 2019 at Chi-Wen Gallery 2019. All courtesy of the artist and Chi-Wen Gallery.
Coming soon to the 'Woven' section at Frieze London, Filipino artist, Cian Dayrit presented by Manila-based gallery, @1335mabini. The new themed section will feature eight artists who employ textiles, weaving and tapestry to explore legacies of colonialism. #frieze #friezelondon #woven #ciandayrit
Happy 4th of July! Swipe to see the Stars and Stripes of Rubén Ortiz Torres’s ( @desmothernista) ‘La jaula de pro (Gilded Cage)’ (detail). The artist appeared in the Diálogos section at Frieze New York this year, presented by @royaleprojects. #frieze #friezeny #diagolos #happy4thofjuly #4thofjuly #rubenortiztorres
Happy birthday Tracey Emin! Visit her bronze figure of a reclining female currently on display in Regent’s Park, presented by @whitecube as part of Frieze Sculpture. #frieze #friezesculpture #traceyemin
Standing tall in Regent’s Park, Huma Bhabha’s bronze sculpture was cast from carved cork and polystyrene. Presented by @salon94 ‘Receiver’ (2019) will be on display as part of Frieze Sculpture until 6 October. Photo by Stephen White at #FriezeSculpture 2019
Strolling past Lars Fisk’s ‘Tudor Ball’ in Regent’s Park. Frieze Sculpture opens tomorrow! Link in bio for full list of artworks. Credit: #LarsFisk, ‘Tudor Ball’, 2019, @marlboroughgallery, #FriezeSculpture 2019. Photo by Stephen White