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 …

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 …

Dinner Gallery’s Harmonious “Magic Touch” Group Exhibition

Handmade pieces by various artists that work in dialogue together

In most group exhibitions, one artwork often shines above all others—to raise its metaphoric voice and say, “over here… look at me.” To step into the nine-artist show Magic Touch at Dinner Gallery (formerly VICTORI + MO), however, is to witness a conversation between the pieces, each working alongside another to contribute to a message of connection. The show’s name is a telling one. Intimacy and fantasy …