As a Frieze week special and on top of his usual Top 5, Tabish Khan brings you five art fairs in London to visit this week. Each one comes with a short synopsis to decide whether it’s for you.
Why go?: Major galleries, big name artists and wealthy collectors – the grand daddy of them all. Even with the over priced entrance fee, the place to be if you want your finger on the pulse of the art world.
2. 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair
Why go?: Contemporary African art has never been hotter than it is right now. A chance to see why this is the case
3. The Other Art Fair
Why go?: Each incarnation goes from strength to strength and now with a larger venue this is one to look forward to.
Why go?: About as different as it gets – you’re not only allowed to touch the work, it’s the only way to truly appreciate it.
5. Moving Image
Why go?: Video art is a genre on the rise and it’s been triggering much debate. See for yourself whether it’s still not quite there or if it’s the purest art form.
Frieze has confirmed new dates for Frieze Los Angeles in 2021, which will now take place the week of July 26th, 2021.
Frieze New York is going bijou for 2021 moving from its tent on Randall’s Island to the Shed for a smaller Art Fair making it easier to manage in these COVID times (and a lot easier to get to- which is great)
Today, Camden Art Centre and Frieze announce Tenant of Culture as the recipient of the 2020 Camden Art Centre Emerging Artist Prize with Frieze. Tenant of Culture, who is represented by Soft Opening, London, will realise a major exhibition at Camden Art Centre in 2022.
Frieze has named Alberta Whittle as the recipient of the Frieze Artist Award 2020. Supported by Forma, the award presents a major opportunity for an emerging international artist to debut an ambitious new commission for Frieze London.