CONVENING MORE THAN 200 GALLERIES FROM 31 COUNTRIES FOR ITS FIFTH EDITION, FRIEZE NEW YORK SHOWCASED LAST WEEKEND AN EXTRAORDINARY CROSS-SECTION OF WORK BY CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, FROM THE NEWLY DISCOVERED TO CONTEMPORARY MASTERS
Frieze New York was located also this year at Randall’s Island Park, situated on the East River between Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx.
The Best of 2016 edition?
The magnificent work by Gabriel de la Mora, made of 29 pairs discarded vintage stereo speaker cases, one of the largest and most impressive examples of his work to date.
Artist Alex Da Corte soars over the fair with a massive floating giant baby and a new retrospective at MASS MoCA.
A significant installation by David Wojnarowicz, an important American painter, photographer, writer, filmmaker, performance artist, and AIDS activist prominent in the New York City art world.
The explosion of soft red tentacles from the veteran Yayoi Kusama on show at Victoria Miro, appropriately called The Moment of Regeneration.
Participating artists included Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Maurizio Cattelan, GCC, Anthea Hamilton, David Horvitz, Liz Magic Laser, Eduardo Navarro and Heather Phillipson, who have conceived artworks, performances, audio works, sculptures and clandestine actions that respond to the fair environment in unexpected and often humorous ways.
Check out our selection of works.