FRIEZE LOS ANGELES
- By CYNTHIA LUM
Frieze Los Angeles fourth edition returns bigger than ever with ambitious activations, collaborations with nonprofit organizations, and pop-ups from some of Los Angeles ‘ most famed and beloved restaurants.
The fair’s new location at the Santa Monica Airport, will be held in the Southeast corner of the airfield and take place across multiple sites, including the Barker Hangar, allowing for an expanded footprint and a wider selection of galleries and collaborations with non-profit organizations, plus innovative art and ideas across all forms of creativity.
Focusing largely on contemporary art, Frieze Los Angeles celebrates the exceptionally dynamic culture of Los Angeles and its global contributions to the visual arts. Running from February 16-19, 2023, the fair will feature more than 120 of the world’s leading galleries from 22 countries around the globe, including new specialists in 20th century art and Frieze Projects.
A returning highlight feature is the fair’s much-celebrated section, Focus LA, which promises a hotbed of up-and-coming talent, from an ambitious installation of ceramics by Sophie Wahlquist to Edgar Ramirez’s visceral works reflecting on the dystopian fabric of the city.
An expanded Frieze Week program of exhibitions and events across the city will begin on February 13 and run throughout the fair encompassing a broad spectrum of programming at galleries, museums, civic organizations, and other artist-driven spaces, celebrating and showcasing the many communities which make up LA’s dynamic art landscape.
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