tagged: Frieze Frame

How Does Frieze Select Its Projects? "Focus" and "Frame" Advisor Jacob Proctor Explains

by The Artslant Team
Special exhibition programming and the curatorial wing of an art fair play an essential role as feeder programs for bringing emerging artists and galleries into the world of high retail. To learn more about how Frieze selects exhibitors for its project-driven sectors, we caught up with Jacob Proctor, Curator at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society and Co-advisor for Frieze's 2016 Frame and Focus sections. This year, the popular sectors comprise 18 solo presentations from galleries... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 5/4/16

Frieze Frolic: 4 Hours in a Giant Turtle Shell Listening to Hip Hop

by Nadja Sayej
Estonian artist Kris Lemsalu is no stranger to the art of keeping things weird—which is exactly what Frieze NY needs this week. Lemsalu, who is based in Berlin, has created everything from phantom sleeping bags to skirts made of playing cards (fit for the Queen of Hearts in “Alice in Wonderland”). But her secret talent is actually ceramics, an overlooked material in contemporary art pratice. Rather than inhabiting a world, Lemsalu's gives her sculptures her own fantastical, David Altmejd-esque... [more]
Posted by Nadja Sayej on 5/12/15

An Insider's Tip for Outsider Art: Lonnie Holley at Frieze Focus

by Phillip March Jones
Lonnie Holley can find layers of history and meaning in the simplest of things, often ones that have been discarded by the rest of us. His sculptures, direct descendants of the oldest forms of African American sculpture, are constructed by combining objects into narrative artworks that commemorate places, people, and events. Most of Holley’s works are additionally given clever and sometimes long-winded titles like: . The artist will, undoubtedly, be pleased to see that his work is being shown... [more]
Posted by Phillip March Jones on 5/11/15