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

  • Georg Kussmann: FRG
    Publication
    MACK
    International

    The German dramatist Heiner Müller observed that German history lies as if smothered by a rheumatism blanket: beneath there is warmth and stagnation, just enough to give the impression all is well, while the peripheries are freezing. Georg Kussmann’s photographs in FRG were created under this metaphoric blanket. Made in the Federal Republic of Germany over a single summer, they depict everyday scenes of life, work, and leisure (more…)

  • George Byrne: Synthetica
    Jun 13 – Jul 14, 2024
    Show Gallery
    Los Angeles, USA

    Show Gallery is pleased to present Synthetica, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based Australian artist George Byrne. References to magical realism, modernism, theosophy, and AI combine to explore the tension between the natural and the artificial. The exhibition challenges preconceptions of reality in an increasingly digital age while paying homage to Byrne’s analog photo roots and influence from the new topographic photographers. (more…)

  • Immemory
    Apr 12 – Jun 30, 2024
    Keelung Museum of Art
    Keelung City, Taiwan

    Immemory, “bē-kì-tit” in Taiwanese, is a memory project focusing on the “historical turn” in contemporary art over the past decade in specifically the local context of Keelung. The exhibition considers historical objects and facts as the “thing-in-itself,” aiming to explore Foucault’s concept of “historical a priori” through self-reflexive historiography. The project presents five leitmotifs: “archive fever,” “cold cold war,” “things as the historical a priori,” “politics of exosomatic memory,” and “settler colonialism vs colonialism.” (more…)

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