Frieze London & Frieze Masters
The very best of contemporary and classic art
Amid the autumnal beauty of Regent’s Park, art aficionados and collectors will come together for London’s annual showcase of art from over 200 global galleries. The two fairs run throughout the same week in October, with Frieze London shining a light on the best contemporary art, and Frieze Masters focusing on art from the past.
This year’s themed section, Social Work, will celebrate female artists who challenged the status-quo in the male-dominated art market of the 1980s, with work chosen by a panel of 11 women art historians and critics.
Frieze London programming evolves this year, shaped by new curators and urgent political realities
Jo Stella-Sawicka, Artistic Director at Frieze
Regent’s Park is the beating heart of both fairs, but one of the most anticipated events in London’s cultural calendar doesn’t stop there. Frieze Week will light up museums, galleries and auction houses across the capital, as an inspiring programme of exhibitions, films, talks and parties welcome browsers and buyers alike.
As every self-respecting gallery and institution across the city puts its finest wares on display, London has never looked more culturally spritely
Then there’s Frieze Sculpture – a free, one-of-a-kind, open-air art trail, which has returned to Regent’s Park after its successful launch last year. Curated by Clare Lilley, Director of Programme at the UK’s largest open-air gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, this year’s selection includes works from 25 artists from across five continents. Look out for dancing hares, Hindu deities, brightly coloured houses and an exquisite glass pavilion among the trees and pathways.
Discover Frieze your way
Frieze London and Frieze Masters are ticketed events and as the official hotel partner, our concierges hold tickets for the highly sought-after main events. Frieze Sculpture has been open to all throughout the summer in the English Gardens area of Regent’s Park and continues until 7 October. To learn more about the sculptures, you can download a free app that includes an Audio Tour by Claire Lilley. Or, if you are visiting with children, download or pick up a copy of the Frieze Sculpture Family Trail.
4 – 7 October 2018
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