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Frieze New York

Frieze New York is going virtual this year and to mark launch of its Viewing Rooms we have pulled together our coverage of the fair—past and present—in one convenient place. Want to know artist Marilyn Minter's favourite works from a past edition of the fair or which gallery installed a dumpster in their booth? Or which famous faces (including one Avenger) have taken a spin around the big white tent on Randall’s Island? Here we bring you news, analysis, interviews, features and the all-important fair gossip we’ve brought to you over the years. And click on the ePaper button on our website for PDFs of our daily newspapers at previous editions of Frieze New York.

Analysis
Art market

Frieze New York exhibitors bring a domestic touch to online viewing rooms

Why some galleries are trying to make the sterile virtual environment more homely, plus some early sales

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Art market

Whisky drinking, dog walking and gardening: art dealers' plans for the alternative Frieze New York

With the "real-life" fair cancelled due to coronavirus, exhibitors give their thoughts on the event's first online viewing room experience

Analysis
Art market

How Covid-19 has forced the art market’s speedy digital conversion

In lockdown, many galleries have had a Damascene moment with online programming

News
Art fairs

Frieze offers full refunds to exhibitors after cancelling its New York fair due to coronavirus

The fair will also launch a new online viewing room feature at no cost to planned exhibitors and will apply reimbursements to future editions

News
Covid-19

Frieze New York cancels its ninth edition due to coronavirus

The fair is the latest to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic as cases in the city rise to 1,339

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Frieze

Frieze shake-up: former media boss chosen as company's first CEO

Changes are afoot with both the fairs and the magazine as majority shareholder Endeavor make plans for the future

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Art market

Jo Stella-Sawicka leaves Frieze to head up Goodman Gallery in London

South African gallery will open in Cork Street redevelopment this autumn

Blog
Frieze New York 2019

Frieze New York diary: from Tom Sachs channeling Family Guy to an art handler at centre stage

Plus, Helena Christensen supports MFA graduates and MoMA screens the de-installation of Picasso's Guernica

Interview
Frieze New York 2019

Confessions of a dealer: Esther Kim Varet

We talk to Esther Kim Varet, the founder of the Los Angeles (and now, Seoul) gallery Various Small Fires about the art world, a pet peeve and the next big thing

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Frieze New York 2019

Collector's Eye: Alejandra Castro Rioseco on collecting the work of female artists

Latin American artists feature prominently in the collection of the Chilean supporter of women's rights

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Frieze New York 2019

Frieze New York Diary: from Jean Dubuffet's Coucou Bazar at Tefaf to the celebrity cat Coco Chanel

Plus, NADA condemns Paul Manafort and Frieze does virtual reality

News
Frieze New York 2019

Is it time to drop the ‘Latin American’ artist label?

Galleries are starting to move away from the historic term as new awareness builds

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Frieze New York 2019

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2019, Issue 2

"Wanna hang out with me?"

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Frieze New York 2019

JAM, the historic gallery supporting contemporary African American artists, gets another bite of the cherry

MoMA will hold a museum exhibition dedicated to JAM in 2022

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Frieze New York 2019

Amassing a Frieze Library, book by book

Galleries donate publications for a collection that will go to the Metropolitan Museum

Interview
Frieze New York 2019

Harold Ancart on the art of handball

The Belgian artist's Brooklyn project is all play —and lots of work

Feature
Frieze New York 2019

Out and proud: Stonewall at 50

Art After Stonewall, a touring exhibition of works covering gender, sexuality and Aids, shows how queer culture was shaped by the Stonewall riots

Blog
Frieze New York 2019

Frieze New York diary: from Ron Nagle's psychedelic works to Hockney's portrait of a cross-dressing superstar

Plus, the Rubin Museum's wheel of fortune and Videofreex's comeback

Blog
Frieze New York 2019

Frieze New York diary: from Oliver Beer's pot sounds to art dealer Joel Mesler's watercolour portraits

Plus, Mark Zuckerberg and other tech bros as Greek and Roman gods

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Frieze New York 2019

Why advance sales at fairs are gaining ground

In the internet age, pre-selling at fairs is commonplace but collectors are unlikely to stop buying in person any time soon

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Frieze New York 2019

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2019, Issue 1

"No matter how hard I try to make the worst painting possible, I am always outdone by the competition"

Interview
Frieze New York 2019

Confessions of a dealer: Sam Gordon

We talk to Sam Gordon, co-founder of the New York gallery Gordon Robichaux, about his art-world enthusiasms and words to live by

Interview
Frieze New York 2019

Collector's Eye: an interview with Bernard Lumpkin, a 'black art ambassador'

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Feature
Frieze New York 2019

Whose museum is it anyway? The story of El Museo del Barrio has always been about representation

As it turns 50, the museum wrestles with concerns that it has lost its community focus

Interview
Frieze New York 2019

Lauren Halsey brings the spirit of South Central LA to Frieze New York

Artist dedicates installation to Nipsey Hussle, the slain rapper and neighbourhood activist

News
Frieze New York 2019

VR market realities tested at Frieze New York

This edition of the fair has a special section of virtual reality and augmented reality works

Analysis
Frieze New York 2019

Battle of the art fairs: Frieze New York feels the pinch as Tefaf gains ground

After contending with flooding in 2017 and a heatwave last year, some major players are heading for the Armory instead

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Exhibitions

Twelve exhibitions not to miss during Frieze New York

From the Leipzig School artist Neo Rauch at the Drawing Center, to Nari Ward at the New Museum, there's plenty to see around New York City during Frieze

News
Art market

Frieze shareholder Endeavor returns $400m investment to Saudi Arabia

Sport and entertainment group severs ties with the kingdom’s leaders after murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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Art market

Frieze shareholder Endeavor ‘in process’ of pulling out of $400m Saudi deal

Hollywood entertainment agency intends to return entire investment after murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Analysis
The Year In Review

From counting muddles to collective cuddles: the art world's highs and lows of 2018

The people, places and things that had a year to remember—or to forget

News
Art market

Too hot to handle? Frieze New York to compensate all dealers after sweltering fair sent collectors packing

Details yet to be finalised, but the fair is also looking at how to deal with “increasingly erratic weather” after heatwave sent exhibitors into meltdown

Feature
Frieze New York

Holy inspiration: the Met's Costume Institute finds a divine connection between religion and fashion

The museum's annual gala show examines how the Catholic Church’s aesthetics have influenced designers

Blog
Frieze New York

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2018, Issue 2

"In order to bring diversity to our all-white male artist stable, we decided to bring in a few other, slightly more affordable, white male artists."

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Frieze New York

Frieze Spotlight: step back into the 1960s

Five works by unsung 20th-century artists

Interview
Frieze New York

On the road, from Iraq to Germany

The Iraqi-Kurdish artist Hiwa K on migration and contemporary politics

Blog
Frieze New York

Frieze New York diary: Scarlett Johansson and John Krasinski arrive at the VVIP preview and more gossip from the fair

News
Frieze New York

UK artist Yinka Shonibare brings African and diaspora artists to London

Show honours Africa’s contribution to abstraction, beauty and politics at "a time of affirmative difference"

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Frieze New York

The public joins the protest in Frieze’s Live programme

Activist work reflects what artists are making, says curator of new initiative

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Frieze New York

Basquiat’s $20m work takes centre stage in Phillips sale

Critic and curators gather to pay tribute to late artist as 1984 painting comes to market for first time

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Frieze New York

The best new books to buy at the Frieze bookstore

For those looking for something a little more pocket-sized to take home from the fair

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Frieze New York

Angel Otero shares his top picks from Frieze New York

The Brooklyn-based artist has an upcoming show at the Wexner Center for the Arts

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Frieze New York

And the Frieze New York stand prizes go to… Nuno Centeno and Jhaveri Contemporary

The jury applauded the Indian and Portuguese galleries for presentations that were "bold" and showed "the spirit of risk"

Blog
Frieze New York

Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Frieze New York 2018, Issue 1

"It's a participatory conceptual piece consisting in you giving us lots of money for a commissioned art work and agree not to sue me or the artist should we decide not to deliver it."

Feature
Frieze New York

Frieze New York pays tribute to the School of Hudson

The maverick art dealer helped to shape New York’s contemporary art scene by finding and supporting some of today's biggest artists

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Frieze New York

Frieze New York diary: Alicia Keys, a bare-bottomed banker and more gossip

News
Frieze New York

Meet the dumpster-diving artist who turns your garbage into art

Scotland's Kevin Harman is showing his latest sculpture at Frieze New York

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Frieze New York

‘Robin Hood’ tax at fairs is a start, young dealers at Frieze New York say

Smaller galleries are open to subsidies from larger ones but wider issues would remain

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Frieze New York

Beyond Frieze New York: the top events outside the tent

Our pick of the best satellites, from African offerings at 1-54 fair to Tefaf's focus on Modern and contemporary art

Interview
Frieze New York

Frieze Artist Award winner Kapwani Kiwanga takes on colonialism

Imposing open-air work made of African farming fabric opens at New York fair this week

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Frieze New York

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

From Adrian Piper at MoMA to Radican Women in Brooklyn

News
Art market

Frieze to bring West Coast buzz to New York

Art fair hopes to present unified voice from coast to coast

News
Art fairs

Artists to plant protest flags and stage processions at Frieze New York

Visitors to the fair will see banners by Adam Pendelton, Hank Willis Thomas, Lara Schnitger and Renée Green among others as part of the Live programme curated by Adrienne Edwards

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Women Artists

Images of female sexuality abound at Frieze New York as artists find new ways to challenge perceptions

Women doing it for (and to) themselves

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Art fairs

The final leg of the summer fair marathon

Is there enough time, energy and art for three major events—Frieze New York, ArtHK and Art Basel—in six weeks?

Archive
April 2012

Pompidou at war with its US donors

The president of the Paris museum and chairman of its American fundraisers go head to head over expense of India show and how it raises cash in the US

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Frieze New York

First reactions from curators, collectors and artists from Frieze New York

The tent is deemed beautiful and airy, if too big by some

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Artist interview

Interview with Tim Rollins and KOS: Don’t call it a comeback

The art collaboration that rose to fame in the 1980s is holding its first public workshop for youngsters at Frieze New York