Frieze Art Fair


One of the world’s leading contemporary art fairs, Frieze London takes place in Regents Park from October 17 to 20.

Visitors can view and buy work from more than 1,000 artists from around the world – with 150 galleries from cities such as Los Angeles, Berlin, London and Beijing represented. There will also be a range of talks, films and music events taking place during the fair.

2013 highlights include the immersive installations of Daniel Steemann Mangrané, a non-functional telecommunications satellite by artist and explorer Trevor Paglen, and a show and tell by gallery artists Sean Edwards, Jack Strange and Jesse Wine offering visitors the opportunity to talk with them about their work.

Frieze Talks take place in the fair’s auditorium and access is included in the admission ticket. There’s a daily programme of talks taking place. Among these, Meredith Monk will reveal her process of weaving together music, image, movement, light and object in order to discover new modes of perception. Stephen Shore will talk about the evolution of his photography practice over the past forty years, from his early 1970s exhibitions at Light Gallery in New York, to more recent exhibitions.

Frieze Talks 2013 will also include a number of panel discussions that will consider some of the most current debates in art and theory. Subjects will include “Schools on the Move”, Politics and Protest” and “Migrating Modernisms”.

Frieze Film, a programme of artist films also takes place throughout the fair. Five artists have been commissioned to produce new work: Petra Cortright, Peter Gidal, Patricia Lennox-Boyd, Oraib Toukan, and Erika Vogt.