Best of CH 2020: Editors’ Favorites

From outdoor art to virtual conversations, our picks from the year that was

Browsing the thousands of stories we published on COOL HUNTING each year provides us with meaningful memories. In 2020, the many experiences we had with people and places were significant, despite being very different from any year previous. The inability to travel, visit artist’s studios, dine next to a fascinating individual, and see shows in sweaty venues led us to attempt more creative ways of …

Colorful Conflict at Frieze, Felix + Art Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fairs

Six highlights from LA's exemplary week of artistic immersion

As four art fairs—Frieze Los Angeles, Felix Art Fair, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, and SPRING/BREAK Art Show in (DTLA)—vied for attendee attention in LA, works within each outpost grappled with the role of color. Highlights of this nature were plentiful—crowned by James Turrell‘s exquisite releases at Pace Gallery and Ugo Rondinone‘s “Ten Mountains + One Sun,” both at Frieze—but certain works positioned their aesthetic value …

Forecasting Exhibitor + Special Project Highlights from Felix LA 2020

An abundance of exceptional contemporary works and performances throughout the fair at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Both Felix and Frieze exceeded expectations with inaugural Los Angeles editions in 2019. Surprise and delight defined the discourse. Standards were set. And, for the most part, collectors, gallerists and artists had fun in the process. Felix LA, founded by art collector Dean Valentine and dealers Mills Morán and Al Morán of Morán Morán, returns to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for a sophomore chapter. Its mission …