Frieze New York

Randall's Island Park

May 2019

Freehand New York

23 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Freehand New York – artistic community in the historic Flatiron District.

Located in the historic Flatiron District, Freehand New York is housed in the former George Washington Hotel—once home to many storied writers, musicians and creatives. Designed by Roman and Williams and featuring custom-commissioned artwork by Bard College students and alumni throughout the hotel and each of the 395 guest rooms. Freehand New York houses five bars and restaurants, including two restaurants and a cocktail bar by restaurateur Gabriel Stulman’s Happy Cooking Hospitality; a Smile to Go outpost from Matt Kliegman and Carlos Quirarte; and the beloved Broken Shaker by Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi of Bar Lab, winner of the “Best Hotel Bar in America” award by Tales of The Cocktail in 2015.

Click HERE to receive a special Frieze rate when booking your stay at Freehand New York during Frieze Week (April 30 - May 7, 2018).

For reservations please call +1 212 475-1920 or email reservations.nyc@thefreehand.com and quote promo code FRIEZE. 

Latest Frieze New York

Kapwani Kiwanga with Shady (2018), her commission for the Frieze Artist Award at Frieze New York 2018, supported by Luma Foundation. Photo: Mark Blower. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

As her commission for the first Frieze Artist Award in New York is unveiled, Kapwani Kiwanga speaks to curator Adrienne Edwards

Brooklyn Museum curators, Brooklyn Museum Director Anne Pasternak and PepsiCo’s Olga Osminkina with the LIFEWTR Fund acquisition at Weiss Berlin Gallery, Frieze New York 2018. Photo: Fernando Villela. Courtesy: Frieze Fairs

Acquired via the LIFEWTR Fund at Frieze New York, the work will appear in the acclaimed touring survey’s NYC iteration this September

Frame section at Frieze New York 2018. Photo: Mark Blower. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

The fair returns to New York in 2019

Nathalie du Pasquier, Trapezio, 2017 Silkscreen print on Colourplan, 50 x 50 cm, edition of 50 Signed and Numbered

Linda Yablonsky selects her favourites artists’ editions available at the fair

Visitors to Perrotin booth at Frieze New York 2018. Photo: Mark Blower. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

Tickets for Saturday, May 5 have now sold out

Visitors arrive at Frieze New York 2018. Photo: Mark Blower. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

Talks, sound works, processions and the twentieth century masterpieces - start the weekend at Frieze

A solo presentation of work by Arthur Jafa on the stand of Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Frieze New York 2018. Photo: Mark Blower. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

The second Preview day offers exclusive first public access to fallen angels, Pullitzer-winners - and a ‘Shady’ sculpture

Hudson in New York in 2005 © Judy Linn. Via Financial Times

New curated sections, pioneering performance art, Black activism: key themes from next week’s fair selected by the Financial Times

Adam Pendleton, Black Dada Flag (Black Lives Matter), 2018. Commissioned by Frieze. Installation view at Randall's Island Park, New York

The fair Preview opens, and major works by Anselm Kiefer and Jordan Wolfson are premiered across the city

Detail of illustration by Jan Buchczik

The sunshine beckons to this much-loved landmark, but it’s not just the High Line itself that’s worthy of a visit

Matthew Brannon, Concerning Vietnam: Oval Office, May 1963, 2018, silkscreen & hand-painted elements on paper, 1.2 x 1.7 m. Courtesy: the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photo: Jason Wyche

The day before the fair preview sees gallery openings: and an artist’s tequila bar arrives in Chelsea

Adrian Piper, Everything #2.8. 2003, photocopied photograph on graph paper, sanded with sandpaper, overprinted with inkjet text, 21.6 x 27.9 cm. Private Collection. © Adrian Piper Research Archive Foundation, Berlin

From ‘Grant Wood fever’ to Adrian Piper’s homecoming at MoMA