Day and Night: Thursday

Your daily guide to the best shows, events and talks

Getting to the Fair

  • To get the best view of one of the projects outside of the fair (you won’t miss it), take the ferry from East 35th Street (every 30 minutes, there in 20) or East 90th Street (every 10 minutes, there in 5 - Wed through Fri only). Tickets are $19 round-trip and can be used on either route.
     
  • 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.

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Alex Da Corte, Frieze Projects, Frieze New York 2016. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze; photograph: Mark Blower

Alex Da Corte, Frieze Projects, Frieze New York 2016. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze; photograph: Mark Blower

At the Fair

  • If you enter the fair via the north entrance, watch out for Alex da Corte’s new, floating commission as part of Frieze Projects.
     
  • Frieze Talks: At 12pm in the AuditoriumPaola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA, discusses her latest research with Stephanie Hankey, the Executive Director and Co-founder of Tactical Technology Collective.
     
  • At 12:30 in the Reading Room, the current frieze cover star Goshka Macuga will be signing copies of her new book, Before the Beginning and After the End. The event coincides with Macuga’s solo exhibition at the New Museum, and is supported by Fondazione Prada.
     
  • Following that at 4pm is this year’s keynote, 'What a poet might be doing here', which is presented by novelist and poet Eileen Myles.
     
  • Don’t miss Kar-A-SutraAnthea Hamilton’s new commission for Frieze New York, which will come to life at 2pm and 4pm between the Reading room and A11.
     
  • Head to the Reading Room at 5:30pm to hear Sharon Matt-Atkins and Paul Bessire from the Brooklyn Museum discuss Ai Weiwei and Bicycles.
     
  • Make sure to visit the 2016 Stand Prize Winners: Galeria Gisela Capitain from Cologne (B38), who are included in this year’s main section, and Instituto De Visión from Bogotá, Columbia (D24), whose presentation of Pia Camil, Wilson Díaz, Otto Berchem and Alberto Baraya is included in Focus.
     
  • As always, make sure to keep our guide to the Frieze New York restaurants at hand.

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Anthea Hamilton, Frieze Projects, Frieze New York 2016. Courtesy of Mark Blower/Frieze; photograph: Mark Blower

Anthea Hamilton, Frieze Projects, Frieze New York 2016. Courtesy of Mark Blower/Frieze; photograph: Mark Blower

Night

  • Head to Andrea Rosen on 525 West 24th Street for the opening receptions for two new exhibitions: one, Félix González-Torres, the other, Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili.
     
  • Between 18:00 and 20:00, Lehmann Maupin will host a reception for ‘Tracey Emin: Stone Love.
     
  • Dominique Lévy will host a cocktail reception and poetry reading to celebrate both Frieze New York and the openings of two new exhibitions: Enrico Castellani and Hans-Christian Lotz.
     
  • From 18:00, James Fuentes invites you to an opening reception opening reception of Julieta Aranda's debut solo exhibition.
     
  • Head over to David Zwirner at 18:00 to get an advanced look at Jordan Wolfson’s upcoming solo exhibition. 

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