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Frieze Fairs - 01 May 2018

Toby Kamps on the many art worlds of ‘Spotlight’

The curator talks through the themes and ambitions of Spotlight at Frieze New York 2018, and two magical figures featured in it: Cameron and Mestre Didi

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Toby Kamps, Director and Chief Curator of the Blaffer Art Museum, Houston and curator for the section Spotlight talks about its incarnation at Frieze New York 2018, with themes and through-lines including abstract painting, Conceptualism, African diaspora traditions, and West Coast artists; Kamps alights on two fascinating artists whose careers are brought to light this year in the section: Cameron (1922-1995), presented jointly by Marc Selwyn Fine Art and Nicole Klagsbrun and Mestre Didi (1917-2013), presented by Galeria Marilia Razuk.

Frieze New York takes place May 3—6. Tickets are available online