Alex Katz, People, 2013 / Thaddaeus Ropac
Frieze Week Los Angeles 2022
Feb 17–20, 2022
Frieze
Los Angeles, USA

Following two sold-out editions, Frieze will return from February 17–20, 2022 in a new location in the heart of Beverly Hills. Situated at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard, adjacent to the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the new location will see the fair occupy a prime position between the Hammer Museum and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The fair will be hosted in a bespoke structure designed by WHY Architecture’s Creative Director, Kulapat Yantrasast, and Landscape Director, Mark Thomann. Bringing together over 100 of the most significant galleries from LA and around the world, the fair experience will be completed by Frieze Week events across the city. This year, Focus LA, the section of the fair dedicated to galleries aged 15 years or younger will be curated by Amanda Hunt (Director of Public Programs & Creative Practice, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art) and feature 11 of the city’s defining young galleries.

Frieze Los Angeles is a leading international art fair that was launched in 2019. Christine Messineo is the Director of Frieze Los Angeles and Frieze New York. Frieze Los Angeles largely focuses on contemporary art and celebrates the exceptionally dynamic culture of Los Angeles and its global contributions to the visual arts.

The 2020 edition of the fair, which was held at Paramount Pictures Studios, welcomed 35,000 visitors and featured 75 local and international galleries in addition to an Artist Street Fair as well as unique artist commissions as part of Frieze Projects.

Thursday Preview, February 17 (invitation only): 10 am – 7 pm
Friday Preview, February 18: 11 am – 8 pm
Saturday, February 19: 11 am – 7 pm
Sunday, February 20: 11 am – 6 pm

  • Zanele Muholi: Eye Me
    Jan 18 – Aug 11, 2024
    SFMoMA
    San Francisco, USA

    A self-described visual activist, Zanele Muholi (b. 1972, Umlazi, South Africa) uses the camera to explore issues of gender identity, representation, and race. Often photographing their own body or members of their LGBTQ+ community in South Africa, Muholi calls attention to the trauma and violence enacted on queer people while celebrating their beauty and resilience. Activism is central to Muholi’s artistic practice (more…)

  • Marguerite Humeau: Orisons
    Jul 29, 2023 – Jun 30, 2025
    Black Cube
    Hooper, USA

    Marguerite Humeau’s Orisons is a subtle, 160-acre earthwork that transforms an unfarmable plot of land in Colorado’s San Luis Valley into a place of reverence, honoring its expansive history, existing ecosystem, and imaginable futures. The work consists of the land in its entirety, as well as a series of eighty-four kinetic and interactive sculptures that invoke the land’s histories and vast network of interrelations. (more…)

  • Miriam Bäckström: Consumer
    Jan 18 – Mar 24, 2024
    Kohta
    Helsinki, Finland

    Miriam Bäckström: Consumer in the larger gallery presents new sculptural tapestry work by the Swedish artist, who started showing internationally as a conceptual photographer in the late 1990s and is also known for her films, texts and collaborations with actors. For more than ten years Bäckström has been working with machine-woven images, realising a number of large-scale commissions for public spaces. (more…)

  • Patrick Weldé: Freiheit
    Publication
    Goswell Road
    International

    On the occasion of our exhibition with Weldé at CFAlive Milan L’AMOUR TOUJOURS, we publish a new edition of the previously sold-out book that we produced with Weldé in 2017, FREIHEIT. All of the photographs in FREIHEIT were taken by Weldé on disposable cameras between 2011-2015. They show a tender side to the artist and his friend circle, and the purest form of trust. (more…)

  • Dorothy Sing Zhang: Like Someone Alive
    Publication
    Art Paper Editions / APE
    International

    Dorothy Sing Zhang unveils a compelling portrayal of humanity’s vulnerable state during sleep. The scene is set in the bedrooms of others. One is asked to be asleep, a squeeze cable release is placed under the pillow. The chance of one’s unconscious body rolling over and triggering the camera results in an exposure. Like Someone Alive expands these boundaries by withdrawing the traditional relationships between the photographer, the object and the camera. (more…)