Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Public art in London, Kenzo Takada's legacy in pictures, 24 new "superhabitable" planets and more in our look around the web

Kenzo Takada’s Playful Legacy in Pictures This past weekend, luxury fashion house Kenzo founder Kenzo Takada sadly passed away at 81 years old from COVID-19. Just a few years after arriving in Paris from Tokyo, Takada founded his eponymous brand in 1970 and promptly shook up the fashion scene in the capital with bright colors, bold prints and daring shapes. Paving the way for more …

In Regent’s Park, Frieze London’s Sculpture Park Still Welcomes Guests

Though Frieze London and Frieze Masters have shifted to online viewing room format, the prestigious fair’s large-scale outdoor sculpture division continues as usual in Regent’s Park (now through 18 October). The installation comprises 12 captivating works, including Lubaina Himid’s five reclaimed doorways and new commissions by the artists Kalliopi Lemos, Arne Quinze and more. “Rarely have our public spaces been quite so important for our …

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 …