Frieze Los Angeles

February 2021

Los Angeles

FAQs

What are the dates of the fair?
The second edition of Frieze Los Angeles takes place on February 14–16, 2020 with an invitation-only Preview on February 13. 

What is the location of the fair?
The fair takes place at Paramount Pictures Studios, a historic studio lot located in Hollywood.

Who is the architect of the fair?
The architect Kulapat Yantrasast of wHY designed a bespoke tent structure at Paramount Pictures Studios.

Who is the Director of the fair?
Frieze has appointed Bettina Korek as Executive Director for Frieze Los Angeles, who leads the fair alongside Frieze Global Director Victoria Siddall. Korek brings more than 15 years of art world experience as an arts advocate, writer, and founder of ForYourArt, Los Angeles. A native of Los Angeles, Korek has organized the Participating Gallery program for the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time initiatives and is a member of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

What is the focus of the fair?
Frieze Los Angeles is largely focused on contemporary art and celebrates the exceptionally dynamic culture of Los Angeles and its global contributions to the visual arts. Frieze Los Angeles has joined Frieze New York, Frieze London and Frieze Masters at the forefront of the international art fair calendar, celebrating Los Angeles’ position as a global arts center and destination. The fair features Los Angeles’ defining galleries, from the city’s most established spaces to its youngest. A subsidized section features the best young galleries from across the city. Leading galleries from across the US and around the world take also part, including many who have participated in Frieze Art Fair since its inception. The participation of these exhibitors offers a key opportunity for those who live, work in, and visit to experience Los Angeles in conversation with a global art audience, joining together in a unique, shared setting. 

How big is the fair? 
Frieze Los Angeles is the most focused and intimate of the Frieze Art Fairs, bringing together 70 of the most significant and forward-thinking galleries from across the city and around the world. The fair experience is completed by Frieze Week events across the city and a site-specific program of artist projects and commissions selected in 2019 by Ali Subotnick, in addition to Frieze Talks and Music curated by Hamza Walker in 2019.

How can galleries apply for the fair?
There was not an application procedure for the 2020 fair; galleries were invited to participate by the fair's 2019 Selection Committee of galleries, chaired by Bettina Korek and Victoria Siddall. The Selection Committee members for Frieze Los Angeles 2019 were:

Daniela Gareh, White Cube, London;
Carol Greene, Greene Naftali, New York;
David Kordansky, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles;
Mara McCarthy, The Box, Los Angeles;
Shaun Regen, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Matthew Wood, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

The list of the 2019 participating galleries can be found here.

How can I attend the fair?
Tickets for Frieze Los Angeles 2021 will be released online this Fall. Check back soon. 

How do I get to the fair?
Frieze Los Angeles takes place at Paramount Pictures Studios, a working movie studio lot. Due to the unique nature of hosting Frieze simultaneously to Paramount’s normal daily activities, we kindly ask all visitors to carefully read the parking and transportation guides here.

Using a Car Service
If you are taking a car service, taxi, Uber or Lyft the drop-off and pick-up points for Frieze Los Angeles are at 801 N Gower Street and Lot B - 5400 Melrose Ave.

How can I stay up-to-date on the latest news from Frieze Los Angeles
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