Frieze Art Fair’s First-Ever Los Angeles Edition

The internationally renowned Frieze Art Fair will make its LA debut next year (14-17 February) and promises to feature a long and impressive list of exhibitors, hosts and a rich music program. The entirety of the event will take place in Paramount Studios, but organizers are working diligently to guarantee attendees know they’re in Los Angeles and not some staged set. “All Frieze fairs are …

Catinca Tabacaru Gallery + Milk and Night’s “TRANS-Ville” Exhibition

Performances, sometimes NSFW, inviting and exploring transitional states of being

by Ida Therén If you happened to pass by Broome Street last Wednesday and saw a naked woman wag a fur tail in a gallery window then you were in “TRANS-Ville.” The three-part performance series opened to a packed, steaming audience, during an unseasonably warm Manhattan night. “TRANS-Ville” is an art project inspired by vaudeville with short performances, all of which discuss the current state …

Season Five at Mmuseumm

NYC's miniature, one-room space holds 15 new exhibitions including one of Trump paraphernalia

Blink and you’ll miss it—two doors thrust open in one of downtown New York’s now uncommon alleys. Inside, objects are neatly on display: from perfume bottles to fast food containers from Iran. Once a former shaftway for a freight elevator, the one-room Mmuseumm 1 (its sister space on the same block, Mmuseumm 2, uses the unused back area of a Broadway-facing store) prompts ideas about …

Timothy Taylor at Frieze New York 2016

The UK-based gallery offers up a selection of international wonders

With the scope of art fairs like Frieze New Yorkwhich presently houses the work of over 1,000 artistsit can be easy to get lost in the dizzying displays or overwhelmed by the Instagrammable moments. Further, it’s easy to miss the subtle power of less ostentatious pieces. When exploring the myriad of gallery stands, the refined organization and depth of work at UK gallery Timothy Taylor‘s …

You’ll Want to Visit LA’s Giant Cake Maze

A maze-like castle made of (fake) cake, the labyrinthian “Break Bread” exhibition at Downtown LA’s Think Take Gallery sees six rooms adorned with sculptural dessert details and acrylic frosting. The luxuriant, large-scale exhibition covers the walls from top to bottom, touching all the architectural elements in between—with many micro-surprises in the mix. Artists Scott Hove and Baker’s Son(aka Keith Magruder) have truly delivered a whimsical …