Farther out from the bustling center of the fair are some unexpected delights, chief among them ’s
extraordinary miniature recreation of Frieze, the contribution of artist Asad Raza to the Frieze Projects, and
at Peckham’s The Sunday Painter— perhaps the strangest and most alluring installation at the fair, a shallow trough filled with water, on the curiously stiff epidermis of which float splashes of color, like scum. Beneath the surface is visible, as if fixed in amber, a bizarre concoction of discarded clothing, fabric softener, nail polish, bits of food, sand, rope, rice, noodles, tights, and wine. Sunk into the floor, Lonely Planet
is alone in the booth, a puddle into which one might fall. In its miscellaneous composition and its prevailing sense of hysterical contingency is a neat metaphor for Frieze London 2015, brilliantly defined by its diversity of styles.