October 13, 2021

Art News

Frieze London’s Newest Section Seeks to ‘Deconstruct the World as We Know It.’ There’s Good Art There, Too

“There is nothing worse than being wrong,” states a video by Ndayé Kouagou included in Frieze London’s newest section, “Unworlding.” The work, Good People TV (2020), is on view alongside a sharp selection of work by 13 artists presented by 10 young and midsize galleries that seeks to deconstruct the world as we know it. That’s a

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Joan Mitchell Foundation Names Inaugural Winners of $60,000 Fellowships

The New York–based Joan Mitchell Foundation has announced the inaugural recipients of its Joan Mitchell Fellowships, which provide 15 artists working in painting and sculpture with unrestricted $60,000 grants. The funds will be disbursed over a five-year span, during which the awardees will also be given access to networking opportunities with arts professionals and mentorship

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‘It’s Great to Be Back’: International VIPs Flock to Frieze London, Ready to See—and Spend—After a Year’s Hiatus

Frieze London opened its first in-person art fair in two years today, October 13, to invited VIPs. There was a feeling of excitement as people filed into the white tents in Regent’s Park, buoyant that the fair had pushed ahead despite numerous challenges, including a fuel crisis and continued difficulties traveling and transporting goods due

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Frieze Masters Debuts in London With a Focus on Korean Art and a Slower-Than-Usual Pace (But There Were Still Multimillion-Dollar Sales)

Colorful face masks may have concealed the cheerful smiles of VIPs and exhibitors at Frieze Masters, but the excitement of returning to a physical fair in London after a prolonged period of lockdown was still evident during the fair’s VIP preview on Wednesday. It felt surreal to be viewing and discussing art in person under

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13 Staircases Blanketed with Prismatic Murals Evocative of Andean Textiles Run Through Lima’s Hills

All images by Jeremy Flores, © Xomotak, shared with permission Artist Xomatok (previously) translates the vibrant, geometric motifs of handwoven Andean blankets, or ilicllas, into large-scale works that mark the pathways through the hilly Alisos de Amauta neighborhood in Lima, Peru. Painted during the course of two months as part of Pinta Lima Bicentenario, the

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Brook Hsu

The faces that greet us in Brook Hsu’s exhibition “Fictions” glow as if animated by some phosphorescent substance. If they seem eerily familiar, it’s because the artist has borrowed her subjects from

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Monia Ben Hamouda

For “Night of Hinnā,” her first solo show at Chertlüdde’s Bungalow space, Italian Tunisian artist Monia Ben Hamouda draws on her hybrid background to gently subvert modes of representation in different

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Luis Salazar

For his ambitious solo exhibition “Art in America,” Luis Salazar journeys through the symbolic representations of art over the past century. In the process, he confronts works, trends, artists, and

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Rape of Europa

… Jupiter assumed the form of a bull and enticed Europa to climb onto his back…Once there, the bull rode into the sea and carried her to Grete. “This painting is part of the series of eight paintings on the theme “Variations on the myth”. Title:”Rape of Europa” Size:155 by 180 by 5 cm

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