Collections

Section co-curated by Amin Jaffer and Sir Norman Rosenthal

3 Oct 2019
Frieze Masters
Regent's Park
London, NW1 4HA
United Kingdom
A Monumental Figure of Amida Buddha

Anonymous, A Monumental Figure of Amida Buddha, 11th/12th century, Heian period, Japan, Wood with traces of lacquer and gilt, 88 × × 71 × 49.5 cm, Courtesy of Gregg Baker Asian Art

This year’s Collections section will bridge eastern and western artistic cultures and histories through themed presentations of remarkable art and objects.

Highlights include:

A presentation of classical and modern Japanese art within the context of Buddhism and Zen philosophy, from 12th-century Buddhist figures to avant-garde Post War avant-garde painting (Gregg Baker Asian Art)

S H Raza’s black-and-white monochromatic works, based upon Indian traditional forms, executed by the Indian artist in Paris from 1977-1996; placed in dialogue with antiquities (Grosvenor Gallery)

An exhibition showcasing the breadth of North European art during the 19th century, from the symbolist landscapes of Scandinavian painter L. A. Ring, to the revival of architectural painting as seen in the work of Dutch artist Willem Witsen, to portraits by artists such as P.S. Krøyer, Denmark’s leading impressionist (Van der Meij Fine Arts)

A solo show of original furniture and objects by Eileen Gray, one of the most important designers of the 20th century and pioneer of the Modern Movement (Gilles Peyroulet & Cie, Paris).

Max Ernst's collage novels and the illustrated texts of J. J. Grandville presented by Sims Reed Rare Books, London.

'Visions of Ancient Iran and the Eurasian Steppes': A tribute to pioneering collector David David-Weill, showcasing works from a single collection. (Galerie Kevorkian, Paris).

'The Materials of Sculpture', showing the multi-faceted concept of sculpture is, in historical, cultural or social contexts (Callisto Fine Arts, London).

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Schedule 
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Collections, section co-curated by Amin Jaffer and Sir Norman Rosenthal