What are the dates of the fair?
The inaugural edition of Frieze Los Angeles took place on February 15–17, 2019 with an invitation-only Preview on February 14. The dates for Frieze Los Angeles 2020 will be announced later this year.
What is the location of the fair?
The fair took 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. 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 featured Los Angeles’ defining galleries, from the city’s most established spaces to its youngest. A subsidized section featured the best young galleries from across the city. Leading galleries from across the US and around the world took 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.
How can galleries apply for the fair?
There was not an application procedure for the 2019 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 2020 will be released online this Fall.
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.
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