Artists' Artifacts

From cherished objects to trusted tools, Frieze explores the material lives of some of New York’s most significant 20th-century artists

The campaign for Frieze New York 2017 is produced in collaboration with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Calder Foundation, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, The Keith Haring Foundation, Judd Foundation, The Noguchi Museum, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, and Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; with photography by Nicholas Calcott.

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Artifacts from The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT. © 2016 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Artifacts from The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT. © 2016 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Items from the Calder Foundation archives. © 2016 Calder Foundation, New York / DACS London. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Items from the Calder Foundation archives. © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York / DACS London. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Helen Frankenthaler's studio and archival materials. Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Archives, New York. © 2016 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. Photography: Nicholas Calcott. 

Helen Frankenthaler's studio and archival materials. Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Archives, New York. © 2016 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. Photography: Nicholas Calcott. 

Objects from Keith Haring's studio, New York, NY. Courtesy Keith Haring Foundation Archive. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Objects from Keith Haring's studio, New York, NY. Courtesy Keith Haring Foundation Archive. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Artifacts from Donald Judd's home and studio, 101 Spring Street, New York, NY. Courtesy Judd Foundation. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Artifacts from Donald Judd's home and studio, 101 Spring Street, New York, NY. Courtesy Judd Foundation. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Artifacts from Isamu Noguchi's studio, Long Island City, NY. Courtesy The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Artifacts from Isamu Noguchi's studio, Long Island City, NY. Courtesy The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Artifacts from Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's home and studio, East Hampton, NY. Courtesy Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Artifacts from Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's home and studio, East Hampton, NY. Courtesy Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Materials from Robert Rauschenberg’s home and studio. Courtesy Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

Materials from Robert Rauschenberg’s home and studio. Courtesy Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York. Photography: Nicholas Calcott.

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