20 April 2016

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William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Buys Stake In Frieze Art Fair

William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME-IMG) has bought a proportionate stake in the Frieze Art Fair. According to reports, the agent Ari Emanuel of WME-IMG as well as co-CEO Patrick Whitesell, are the first to invest in Frieze. Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, who founded Frieze in 1991, will continue to manage the fair for the foreseeable […]

15 October 2014

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Tate Acquires 100th Work For Its Collection From Frieze Art Fair

Tate has acquired 100 works as an addition to their collection thanks to The Outset /Frieze Art Fair Fund to benefit the Tate Collection. The selection panel includes Agustín Pérez Rubio (Artistic Director, MALBA, Buenos Aires) and Laurence Rassel (Director, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona) and also Frances Morris (Head of Collections, International Art, Tate), Ann […]

6 October 2014

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Carsten Höller Gartenkinder: A Space For Children To Be Showcased At Frieze

Carsten Höller’s installation Gartenkinder, a space conceived specially for children, will be shown by Gagosian at Frieze opening on 15 October 2014. Gartenkinder is a new form of children’s playground with walls and floor in red, green, blue and yellow. It includes a large-scale dice that children can crawl inside, a giant mushroom that rocks […]

28 February 2014

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Art14 Launches In London With An Impressive Selection Of Fine Art And Novelty Bling

Art14, London’s newest alternative to the Frieze Art Fair launched last night with a glittering preview evening. The fair has expanded considerably from its first outing last year, bringing a host of international galleries to the capital. Proclaiming themselves, London’s newest Global Art Fair – Art14 London offers an unrivalled opportunity to experience and discover […]

21 August 2013

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Daniel Silver’s Artangel Commission Inspired By Freud’s Sculpture collection

An abandoned, overgrown landscape in central London is the site for a new Artangel commission by sculptor Daniel Silver. Evidence from some kind of archaeological endeavour is lying around; figures and fragments, pieced together. Made in a range of materials including marble, plaster and terracotta, the figures have been worked by hand; modelled and then […]

3 March 2013

Inaugural Art13: London’s New Fair On The Block

Self-described as “London’s most exciting art fair launch in a decade”, Art 13 brings a dynamic new art fair to the capital.  Over 120 galleries from 30 countries are showcasing exciting emerging and established talent at the Olympia Exhibition Hall.  What differentiates Art 13 from more established fairs is the embracing of the lesser known […]

31 October 2012

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Art Critics Condemn The Influence Of Money And Celebrity

In October, the buzz around the Frieze Art Fair was amplified by some spectacular transactions. The record-breaking sale of Gerhard Richter’s ‘Abstraktes Bild’ caught the headlines with its mix of money and celebrity: Eric Clapton sold the piece for £21.3m, the highest amount ever paid for a work by a living artist.Beneath this cataract of […]

11 October 2012

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Tate Modern Purchases Four New Works Of Art From Frieze

A Fund, which enables Tate to acquire works by emerging and established artists for the national collection  celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year by purchasing four new works from the Frieze Art Fair. 86 works by 57 significant international artists have been collected since 2003. This year the £150,000 made available by the Fund is […]

7 October 2012

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Metamorphosis Transforms Crypt For Frieze Art Week Satellite Event

All Visual Arts’ upcoming autumn exhibition, ‘Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Being’,  takes a thought-provoking look at the evolving language of metamorphosis and transformation spanning over 400 years in the visual arts. Set in the Crypt of One Marylebone,  the exhibition features over 100 works from 48 artists, some especially commisioned for the exhibition. Metamorphosis: The […]

19 September 2012

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Spring Contemporary Art Fair To Challenge Frieze London Dominance

Art13 London, the city’s latest global contemporary art fair is launching a brand new event in Spring 2013. The fair bills itself as the first modern and contemporary art fair in London to showcase on an equal footing, galleries from all over the world, with a major presence from Asia, Africa, as well as Western […]

29 May 2012

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Frieze Art Fair London Tenth Edition Line Up Announced

The highly regarded Frieze Art Fair have announced details of their tenth London fair, which will take place 11–14 October 2012, in Regent’s Park. Frieze has become one of the world’s most influential contemporary art fairs and brings an international focus to London’s dynamic contemporary art scene, every October. Frieze is a carefully selected presentation […]

15 April 2012

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Frieze Art Fair New York Labour Union Controversy

Frieze NYC pestered by angry protests from Council of Carpenters The phenomenally successful Frieze Art Fair is set to hit America for the very first time in May 2012, boasting 160 international galleries from 28 countries, including Brazil, China, India, Korea, Mexico, Romania, Israel, and South Africa. But now there appears to a fly in […]

12 March 2012

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Challenge to Frieze Art Fair Launched By Art HK Founders

A new art fair has been announced for London, to be organised by the founders of ART HK, to meet the city’s ‘demand for a quality International art fair’ Art13 London is set to feature between 80 and 100 of the world’s most prestigious galleries, and to showcase the best in international Modern and Contemporary […]

31 December 2011

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Frieze Art Fair Sharp And Slotover Awarded OBE

Founders Honoured On New Years List For Services To The Visual Arts Frieze Art Fair founders Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover are among those receiving OBEs in this years New Years Honours list. They were prominent on the 2011 ArtLyst Alternative Power 100 List this year and are expected to climb next year. Frieze had […]

1 October 2011

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Sunday Fair 2011 Galvanizes Frieze Week

The Sunday Fair is Returning during Frieze Week after its successful debut in 2010. It will be held for the second time in London this October. Taking place at the Ambika P3 space on Marylebone Road from 13th to 16th October, SUNDAY is a gallery-led art fair showing a selection of 20 young international galleries, […]

27 September 2011

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White Cube Launch Bermondsey Gallery In October

large new art space opening to coincide with Frieze Art Fair White Cube is to launch a brand new London exhibition space, in  Bermondsey in time for Frieze week. This will be their largest  gallery to date.The Bermondsey building, which will open for business on 12 October, has room for several galleries, an auditorium and […]

22 September 2011

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Frieze Sculpture Park 2011 Exhibitors Announced

The Frieze Art Fair is the high point of the London Autumn art season. One of the most interesting elements is always the Frieze sculpture park with its numerous installations by established and emerging artists. The Sculpture Park at Frieze Art Fair is located in the beautiful surroundings of the English Garden. It is within […]

16 August 2011

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Moniker Art Fair Back For Frieze Week

MONIKER Art Fair 2011 Announces 2011 Gallery Line-up  for 13-16 October 2011  Last year, the Moniker Art Fair’s hugely successful debut saw over ten thousand people pass through its doors. They are now returning to Shoreditch to shake up the London’s art fair corridor. Once again with Moniker’s cutting edge crossover of fine art and […]

23 June 2011

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Frieze Projects Appoints Curator Sarah McCrory 2011

Program Details Announced Today Frieze Projects is well respected for its newly commissioned artworks by international artists. It offers them an opportunity to work in an unique context, the artists commissioned by Frieze Projects use the Frieze Art Fair as a site to realise ambitious ideas, in an exceptional environment. Frieze Projects is also a […]

2 June 2011

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New Video Art Fair Launches for London’s Frieze Week

On the strength of the successful launch in March 2011, in New York, Moving Image have announced the Moving Image: An Art Fair of Contemporary Video Art, in London, to run concurrently with the Frieze Art Fair, in October 2011. Moving Image has been conceived to offer a viewing experience with the excitement and vitality […]

10 March 2011

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Frieze Appoints Carmody Groarke Architects 2011

Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover,the directors of the Frieze Art Fair have announced the appointment of the London-based architectural studio Carmody Groarke as the new architects for the Deutsche Bank sponsored,  Frieze Art Fair 2011. The firm designed the Surreal House Exhibition at the Barbican one of the most successful events  last year. It was […]

10 October 2010

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Top 10 Frieze Week Art Events

This is the ArtLyst top 10 list of events and exhibitions in and around London during Frieze Week. The corridor is jam packed with exciting things to experience and see before the phenomenon finishes on the 17 October. Frieze costs around £30 but many of the other events are actually Free !   Frieze Art […]

3 May 2010

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Frieze Projects 2010 : Sarah McCrory Appointed Curator

Sarah McCrory has been appointed as the new Curator of Frieze Projects, the highly respected programme of artists’ commissions which is an integral part of the annual Frieze Art Fair events program. In the last few years, McCrory has worked for Studio Voltaire a not for profit gallery organization and  is known for her support […]