Whereas Seoul is rife with discuss of an version of the Frieze artwork honest presumably launching within the metropolis in fall 2022, the enterprise is taking steps to broaden its presence in the UK, the place it hosts the annual exhibitions Frieze London and Frieze Masters. The Artwork Newspaper studies that Frieze has leased two gallery areas situated on Cork Avenue in London that it had used for dwell efficiency program as a part of its displays within the metropolis in October.
“We will affirm that Frieze is planning to take a lease on 9 and 9a Cork Avenue, topic to acquiring all related permissions, with a view to create an area for bold exhibition initiatives,” a Frieze consultant instructed the Artwork Newspaper. “Additional updates and knowledge might be out there within the forthcoming months.”
The areas Frieze has rented are 2,135 sq. toes and 4,324 sq. toes, respectively, and they’re a part of a fancy that has been just lately redeveloped by the Pollen Property. Lisson and Sadie Coles HQ additionally lease areas within the complicated. The galleries will reportedly have a gap reception on December 15.
Frieze’s rental of those areas in London is available in a 12 months when numerous artwork festivals around the globe have been pressured to postpone or cancel their in-person occasions. On account of the pandemic, Frieze canceled its New York honest, which was set to happen in Might, in addition to the 2020 editions of Frieze London and Frieze Masters; of their place appeared units of on-line viewing rooms. The artwork honest additionally postponed its 2021 version in Los Angeles by 5 months.