Frieze London brings together more than 160 of the world’s leading contemporary galleries, showcasing ambitious presentations by emerging and established artists, enhanced by an exceptional programme of artist commissions, films and talks.
Highlights this year include curated gallery sections dedicated to discovery and radical feminist practice, Frieze Projects’ non-profit programme featuring commissions from 11 international artists and for the first time this year, Frieze Sculpture, London’s largest free showcase of major outdoor works, open now until 8 October in the park’s English Gardens.
Frieze Projects 2017
This year’s non-profit programme of new artist commissions at Frieze London is curated by Raphael Gygax (Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich) and will feature eleven artists from eight countries across the world. Frieze Projects and the Frieze Artist Award are supported by the LUMA Foundation for the third consecutive year.
Marc Bauer, Donna Kukama, Kyungwon Moon & Joonho Jeon, Lucy + Jorge Orta, SPIT! (Carlos Motta, John Arthur Peetz, Carlos Maria Romero), Georgina Starr and Frieze Artist Award-winner Kiluanji Kia Henda will create seven new artworks spanning literature, theatre, design and installation, all connected by a strong performative aspect.
Frieze Film 2017
International artists participating in Frieze Film, a series of new film commissions premiered at Frieze London and broadcast on national television, include Alex Bag, Pauline Curnier Jardin, Gabríela Friðriksdóttir and Raphaela Vogel.
Each film will premiere in the Frieze London auditorium during the fair and later show as part of Random Acts, Channel 4’s short-form strand dedicated to the arts.
Alex Bag, Pauline Curnier Jardin, Gabríela Friðriksdóttir and Raphaela Vogel will premiere new works at Frieze London 2017
Frieze Sculpture 2017
Selected by Clare Lilley (Director of Programme, Yorkshire Sculpture Park) and featuring leading international galleries, Frieze’s first-ever summer display in the English Gardens of The Regent’s Park brings together 25 new and significant works by leading 20th-century and contemporary artists from around the world, including: Magdalena Abakanowicz, Rasheed Araeen, Urs Fischer, KAWS, Alicja Kwade, Michael Craig-Martin, Ugo Rondinone and Sarah Sze.
Frieze London 2017 Opening Days:
Thursday October 5 (Premium Day) to Sunday October 8, 2017
Invitation Only Preview, Wednesday October 4, 2017
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