NEW YORK, NY.- Frieze New York
returns to Randalls Island Park, Manhattan from May 9 to 12, 2014. For the third consecutive year, Frieze New York is sponsored by Deutsche Bank.
Frieze New York brings together the most exciting contemporary galleries from around the globe, alongside critically acclaimed Projects, Talks, Sounds and Education programs. Housed within an innovative design with natural light and overlooking the East River, the fair combines some of the best- known international galleries with emerging young spaces.
The Worlds Leading Galleries
The third edition of the New York fair will feature over 190 of the worlds leading contemporary galleries, with 53 participants from the fairs host city.
Emerging galleries will take part in the Focus and Frame sections of the fair. Focus galleries are under ten years old and will show curated projects con- ceived for Frieze New York. The Frame section, dedicated to galleries estab- lished less than six years ago, will present solo presentations and is advised by curators Raphael Gygax and Tim Saltarelli.
Frieze Projects at Frieze New York is curated by Cecilia Alemani and in- cludes seven newly commissioned site-specific projects. The artists participat- ing this year are: Darren Bader, Eduardo Basualdo, Eva Kotátková, Marie Lorenz, Koki Tanaka and Naama Tsabar. The program will also feature a special tribute to Allen Ruppersbergs Als Grand Hotel, originally realized in 1971 at 7175 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. The hotel will be restaged inside Frieze New York, in collaboration with Public Fiction and supported by COS, with additional support from Maharam.
Bringing together leading artists, writers, and cultural commentators, Frieze Talks 2014 is programmed by Tom Eccles (Executive Director, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York) and Christy Lange (Associate Editor, frieze). This years participants include Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova (Pussy Riot / Zona Prava) and Adam Szymczyk (Artistic Director, documenta 14). Frieze Talks takes place in the onsite auditorium at Frieze New York from Friday, May 9 through Monday, May 12. Access to Frieze Talks is included in all admission tickets.
For its third edition Frieze Sounds will feature three commissioned audio works by international artists: Keren Cytter, Cally Spooner and Hannah Weinberger. Frieze Sounds is programmed and curated by Cecilia Alemani and presented with BMW. The works will be accessible at friezenewyork. com, available to download from May 9 and at a listening station within the fair.
Combining workshops for high school students with visiting groups of school children to this years fair, the Education program at Frieze New York aims to encourage a collaborative working process and create an awareness of current practice in the contemporary art world. Sponsored by Deutsche Bank for the second consecutive year, the Education Program will host a range of activities for visiting public school groups from local underserved areas.
To reflect the importance of non-profit spaces in New York, Frieze has also invited three alternative art spaces in the city to present their works at the fair, this year: The Artists Institute, Artists Space and White Columns. All three organizations help support emerging and under-acknowledged contemporary artists.