Frieze New York returns from May 3–6, 2018. Featuring more than 190 galleries from 30 countries, showcasing an extraordinary cross-section of work by international artists, from newly discovered talents to the most influential figures of the 20th century.
We're excited to announce the winner of the Frieze Artist Award, Kapwani Kiwanga who will realise an open-air installation. The Paris-based artist will create an imposing, interactive structure using Shade Cloth, chosen for its links to colonial appropriation and environmental manipulation. The Frieze Artist Award is supported by the Luma Foundation.
More highlights include a brand new section called For Your Infotainment / Hudson, curated by Matthew Higgs. Andrew Bonacina (The Hepworth) and Laura McLean-Ferris (Swiss Institute) will oversee ambitious solo presentations by today’s most exciting emerging artists in Frame, while Toby Kamps (Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston) will showcase visionaries of the 20th century in Spotlight.
For the first time this year, a very limited a limited amount of tickets are available for the Thursday preview.
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Kapwani Kiwanga Brings ‘Shade’ to Frieze New York
The artist is recipient of the fair’s inaugural Frieze Artist Award, supported by Luma Foundation
Kapwani Kiwanga is the winner of the Frieze Artist Award, a major opportunity for an emerging artist launching at Frieze New York 2018.
The Paris-based artist will realize an open-air installation in Randall’s Island Park, exploring freedom of movement and architectures of exclusion, tentatively titled Shady.