Sunday, 16 October 2011

Frieze Art Fair, 2011

A must see event for anyone interested in finding out what's what and what's to be in contemporary art, Frieze Art Fair is one of the world’s biggest and most influential contemporary art fairs and brings with it an international focus to London's dynamic art scene. It took place from the 13th to the 16th of October in Regent’s Park and1000s of artists and 175 galleries were there.Last year it was estimated that the fair housed about £235 million worth of art.
This year’s commissions include a living “scoreboard” of rotating quotes and phrases operated by assistants to Dutch duo Bik Van der Pol, an aquarium that’s the stage for a “performance” by an ecosystem of sea creatures by Pierre Huyghe and a luxury yacht that can be purchased as an original Christian Jankowski “artwork.” Other participants in the program were Oliver Laric, the London multimedia collective LuckyPDF, Peles Empire, Laure Prouvost and Cara Tolmie.

I haven't been there...but a friend of mine said the parties and side events were better than Frieze itself...

Sculptur by Kiki Smith, Seer (Alice II)

Sculptures by Tom Friedman, Circle Dance, 2010

Jonathan Monk - Do Not Pay More Than $60,000

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