Frieze have just announced the cancellation of Frieze New York 2020 the fair was set to take place on Randall’s Island and open to VIPs on Wednesday, May 6th. Frieze announced that the ninth edition of the Frieze New York art fair will be cancelled due to safety concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus and statewide restrictions on gatherings of more than 50 people.
“In light of global health concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) and following advice and restrictions from local, national, international and health authorities, we regret to announce the cancellation of Frieze New York 2020.
We are grateful to everyone who has worked so hard in preparation for this year’s fair, and thank all our participating galleries, curators, partners, staff, and the New York community for their unwavering support.
We have also postponed Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center, which will now open in the summer of 2020. We will update everyone with further information in the coming weeks.
We look forward to Frieze New York 2021.
If you purchased tickets for Frieze New York, we will be in touch about refunds, for any further questions please contact us.”