Frieze Masters 2015
ABOUT THE FAIR
Frieze Masters brings together several thousand years of art in a unique, contemporary context. See and buy art from over 130 of the world’s leading galleries specializing in Antiquities, Asian Art, Ethnographic Art, Illuminated Manuscripts, Medieval Art, Modern and Post-War, Old Masters and 19th Century, Photography, Sculpture and Wunderkammer. The fourth edition of Frieze Masters offers an unparalleled opportunity to discover a world history of art from 131 leading modern and historical galleries, brought together in a space designed by Annabelle Selldorf.
Dates & Hours
Wednesday, October 14: 11 – 7pm (Premium Day)
Thursday, October 15: 11 – 7pm
Friday, October 16: 11 – 7pm
Saturday, October 17: 11 – 7pm
Sunday, October 18: 11 – 6pm
All tickets are limited and sell out. Please book in advance to ensure entry. Booking fees apply.
Exhibitors and Programming
The new section Collections, curated by Sir Norman Rosenthal, will include Japanese netsuke (Sydney Moss, London); a 40-piece display of Italian maiolica (Bazaart, London); and a collection of rare wooden Egyptian sculpture, including an exceptional large statue from the Fifth Dynasty (2500–2400 BC) (Sycomore Ancient Art, London).
Curated for the first time by Clara M Kim and dedicated to solo presentations of 20th-century art, stands will include pioneering Pop artists from Brazil and Japan—Wanda Pimentel with Anita Schwartz Galeria de Arte (Rio de Janeiro) and Keiichi Tanaami with Nanzuka (Tokyo)—and global conceptualists such as Jess (Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco) and Ana Lupas (P420, Bologna).
Selected by Clare Lilley (Yorkshire Sculpture Park) and with free public access, the 16 featured artists include: Richard Serra (Peter Freeman, New York), Anri Sala (Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris & Marian Goodman Gallery, London), Seung-Taek Lee (Gallery Hyundai, Seoul), Carol Bove (David Zwirner, London), and a 11–14th century AD pre-Ekoi monolith from Western Africa (Didier Claes, Brussels).
Frieze Masters Talks
Frieze Masters Talks is co-programmed by Jennifer Higgie (frieze and Frieze Masters magazine) and Jasper Sharp (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna).
2015 participants include artists Abraham Cruzvillegas, Ellen Gallagher, Michaël Borremans and Lawrence Weiner; Frederick Ilchman (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston); Annabelle Selldorf (architect); and J. Tomilson Hill (collector), Ali Smith (writer), Pamela Joyner (collector) and Sjarel Ex (Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam).