Day and Night: Sunday

Your daily guide to the best shows, events and talks

Getting to the fair

• Sunday opening times are 11am–6pm.

• More information on tickets can be found here.

• Take the ferry from East 35th Street (every 30 minutes; journey time 20 minutes). Tickets are $19 round-trip.

• Or take the Frieze bus Frieze Bus depart every 10 minutes from outside the Guggenheim Museum on 5th Avenue.

• If you have to drive, it’s best to get an Uber or a cab. There is limited valet parking.

• More information about travel can be found here.


Anthea Hamilton's project Kar-A-Sutra at Frieze New York 2016. All photographs: Mark Blower; courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

Anthea Hamilton’s project Kar-A-Sutra at Frieze New York 2016. All photographs: Mark Blower; courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

At the fair

• Coming to the fair with children? Remember to pick up the Youth Guide to the Fair,  designed by ‘Frieze Teens’ as part of the Frieze Education Program.

• Head straight to the Auditorium to reserve tickets for the two Frieze Talks taking place today. The first one is at 12pm and will see artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan and musician Holly Herndon discussing their shared interests in sound and surveillance.

• 1.30pm in the Reading Room, the editors of will be hosting a discussion titled ‘The Fast and the Slow—writing and reading on- and offline’. Assistant Digital Editor Harry Thorne is joined by two New York-based writers and curators: Harry Burke and Laura McLean-Ferris.

• 2.30pm - Jason Farago, the Editor of the long-form magazine Even, will be speaking with Polish-born, New York-based artist Agnieszka Kurant.

• At 3pm Frieze Teens will present a film about their experience of Frieze Education in the Auditorium.

• 3.30pm - Artforum will be presenting a live version of their series ‘500 Words’, with artists Rachel Rose and Ryan McNamara in conversation.

• Head back to the Auditorium for the last Frieze Talk of the this year’s fair at 4pm: Curator: Autodidact Polymath or Academic Expert? chaired by Jens Hoffmann with Julia Bryan-Wilson, Michelle Grabner, Emiliano Valdés and Beatrice von Bismarck.

• The final talk at the Reading Room is at 4.30pm where Flash Art’s Associate Editor Eli Diner will be in conversation with artist Martine Syms.


Athena Papadopoulos at Supportico Lopez’s booth, Frieze New York 2016

Athena Papadopoulos at Supportico Lopez’s booth, Frieze New York 2016

In the City

• 3:00pm - 6:00pm Join Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City for the opening of LANDMARK the outdoor institution’s 30th anniversary exhibition. The opening event will include a 4pm tour with the park’s new Director of Exhibitions, Jess Wilcox, and the participating artists will be present.


Ceramics by Pam Lins and paintings by Leonhard Hurzlmeier at Rachel Uffner’s booth, Frieze New York 2016

Ceramics by Pam Lins and paintings by Leonhard Hurzlmeier at Rachel Uffner’s booth, Frieze New York 2016


• 4:00pm - 7:00pm The Heart of the Matter, Public Reception & Cocktail Hour. WhiteBox (329 Broome Street, between Bowery and Chrystie) presents an open, live conversation with the artist and filmmaker alongside a looped documentary screening. 

That’s it! See you next year!

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