Frieze New York 2021: Colorful Abstract Artworks

Painting and sculpture that captivated at the NYC event

Distilling the many artworks on show at any art fair proves itself to be a difficult task, but this year at Frieze New York—the first in-person art event in the city for some 14 months—we found ourselves drawn to entities we missed over the past year. Not only were faces an alluring theme, but so was color. While we saw plenty of bright, beguiling work (from …

CultureWorks’ Milestone, In-Person Frieze New York Programming

Wide Awakes, Antwaun Sargent, the Philip Glass Ensemble, Tom of Finland and more anchored a week of in-person events

Frieze New York did more than put people in front of art, together, after we all spent 14 months at home. The acclaimed fair and its ancillary events allowed people to find inspiration, contribute to conversations and recreate a sense of community for those eager to gather safely. At the forefront, CultureWorks, the union of the collaborative creative space NeueHouse and future-forward photo museum Fotografiska, …

Frieze New York 2021: Human Faces

Five styles of artistic facial representation at the in-person art fair

60 galleries presented work at the Frieze New York art fair, in-person at The Shed. The first group event of its kind within the boundaries of NYC, Frieze (which continues digitally until 14 May) provided attendees with an opportunity to bask in the brilliance of as-yet-unseen artwork, to reconnect with the cultural dialogue around the power and purpose of art, and to appraise the industry as …