Frieze Week: Wednesday

Preview for Frieze London and Frieze Masters offers museum-quality presentations, emerging talents and the world's most significant artists

Frieze London and Frieze Masters open today to those with Preview access.

At Frieze London, solo presentations include Melvin Edwards (Stephen Friedman Gallery), KAWS (Galerie Perrotin) Mary Reid Kelley (Pilar Corrias), Alicja Kwade (kamel mennour) and Thomas Ruff (Rüdiger Schöttle).

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Thomas Ruff, neg◊lapresmidi_02, 2016, chromogenic print, 25 x 20 cm. Courtesy: the artist, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 

Thomas Ruff, neg◊lapresmidi_02, 2016, chromogenic print, 25 x 20 cm. Courtesy: the artist, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 

Then make a bee-line to Focus for Anna Uddenberg at Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Xinyi Cheng at Antenna Space and Ben Burgis & Ksenia Pedan’s immersive installation at debut exhibitors Union Pacific

More Frieze London highlights are detailed online.

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Ben Burgis and Ksenia Pedan, Victoria Terminal Deepwater Estate Gallery, supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Courtesy: the artists, Antenna Space, Shanghai; photograph: Anna Arca  

Ben Burgis and Ksenia Pedan, Victoria Terminal Deepwater Estate Gallery, supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Courtesy: the artists, Antenna Space, Shanghai; photograph: Anna Arca  

At Frieze Masters, sample the span of art history, from a 4,000 BC Canaanite deity at Kallos Gallery to a recreation of the studio of Peter Blake at Waddington Custot. More highlights, including Andean textiles and Japanese armour, are detailed online.

At 7pm, there’s the premiere of the 2017 Frieze Film commissions, including works by Alex Bag and Raphaela Vogel, in the Auditorium at Frieze London.  

For those visiting later in the week, plan your priorities with videos of Frieze Masters exhibitors showcasing some of their most special pieces - or see what journalists have picked up on, with a digest of the Financial Times's special Frieze week supplement.

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A large Amlash terracotta steatopygous female idol, Iran, late 2nd century to early 1st Millennium BC, height: 46 cm. Courtesy: Kallos Gallery, London

A large Amlash terracotta steatopygous female idol, Iran, late 2nd century to early 1st Millennium BC, height: 46 cm. Courtesy: Kallos Gallery, London

Check back during the week for more of the day-by-day guide to London's most significant art week.

Main image: visitors to Frieze Masters 2016

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