Taking place a week earlier this year, Frieze London brings together more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries showing art by over 1,000 of today’s most exciting artists, along with critically acclaimed Frieze Projects and Frieze Talks. Frieze London is housed in a bespoke structure in The Regent’s Park, in the heart of London.
2016 New Opening Days
Wednesday 5 October: Invitation-only Preview*
Thursday 6 October, 12 – 7pm
Friday 7 October, 12 – 7pm
Saturday 8 October, 12 – 7pm
Sunday 9 October, 12 – 6pm
*Please see your VIP card for access time.
Tickets will be released in July 2016. All tickets are limited and often sell out. Please book in advance to ensure entry. Booking fees apply.
Frieze Projects presented seven new commissions, with the support of the LUMA Foundation. Curator Nicola Lees invited practitioners to explore the narratives of mobile architecture and alternative realities. The artists were: ÅYR, Lutz Bacher, castillo/corrales, Thea Djordjadze, Jeremy Herbert, Asad Raza and Rachel Rose, winner of the 2015 Frieze Artist Award.
2015’s Talks were organised by Gregor Muir, of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and Christy Lange, of frieze magazine.
Frieze Bespoke provides a personalised journey through the fair with a trusted art world adviser. Art world insights and gallery introductions can be made.
Visitors found some of London’s best-loved eateries including Brunswick House, Caravan, Company Drinks, Gail’s Artisan Bakery, Ibérica, The Juice Well, Petersham Nurseries and Pizza Pilgrims.
Launched in 2015, the Reading Room is a new space for visitors to browse and buy a curated selection of the world’s best arts publications, and attend an exciting daily schedule of events.
Free to the public, the Sculpture Park exhibits contemporary and historical sculptures, selected by Clare Lilley, Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. For the first time, the Sculpture Park was extended until 10 January, 2016.
Allied Editions presented specially commissioned works of art from as little as £40 with proceeds going directly to public institutions. 2015 featured a range of new editions launched exclusively at Frieze London.