Programme

Frieze Masters Talks is hosted in a bespoke auditorium at the fair. Access to the talks is included in the Frieze Masters admission ticket.

Talks

A programme in which major artists, critics and curators examine how historical art influences contemporary practice. The 2016 talks are programmed by Jennifer Higgie (friezeFrieze Masters Magazine) and Tim Marlow (Royal Academy or Arts, London), and supported by Gucci, Associate Sponsor of the fair.

Latest Talks

12pm, Thursday, 6 October 2016

James Rondeau. Courtesy: Anna Knott
12pm, Friday, 7 October 2016

Gabriele Finaldi
3pm, Friday, 7 October 2016

5pm, Friday, 7 October 2016

Marlene Dumas
12pm, Saturday, 8 October 2016

Judith Clark. Courtesy: Hyea W Kang
3pm, Saturday, 8 October 2016

Cornelia Parker
12pm, Sunday, 9 October 2016

Emilie Gordenker
3pm, Sunday, 9 October 2016

The Belgian painter and filmmaker Michaël Borremans talks to the National Gallery’s Dr. Minna Moore Ede

On the opening of his commission for the Tate’s Turbine Hall, artist Abraham Cruzvillegas talks to the Wellcome Collection’s James Peto

Portrait of Lawrence Weiner Courtesy of Moved Pictures Archive, NYC Photography credit to Robin Martin
Lawrence Weiner (artist) talks to Frederick Ilchman (Chair, Art of Europe at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston).

Latest Frieze Masters

Join publications and institutions for an exciting programme of daily events

Leading artists, museum curators, writers and critics to discuss the history of art and its continuing significance in contemporary practice

Ali Smith investigates the many meanings of the subject of this year's fair campaigns

Ali Smith

From Ancient Egypt to Baroque Bologna to avant-garde Moscow, the works at Frieze Masters open up a world of stories

A new Smithsonian Museum highlights African American history and culture

Steven Nelson

From Ancient Egypt to Baroque Bologna to avant-garde Moscow, the works at Frieze Masters open up a world of stories

From Ancient Egypt to Baroque Bologna to avant-garde Moscow, the works at Frieze Masters open up a world of stories

Georgiana Houghton's 19th-century spirit paintings

Dawn Adès

From Ancient Egypt to Baroque Bologna to avant-garde Moscow, the works at Frieze Masters open up a world of stories

Surrealism, anthropology and the history of the recently re-opened Musée de l'Homme

Timothy P. A. Cooper

The impact of pre-Columbian techniques and designs on 20th-century artists

Jonathan Griffin

From Ancient Egypt to Baroque Bologna to avant-garde Moscow, the works at Frieze Masters open up a world of stories