When is Frieze Masters?
Frieze Masters will coincide with Frieze London and be open to the public 11–14 October 2012. An invitation-only preview day will be held on 10 October 2012.
How do I get a ticket for the fair?
Tickets for Frieze Masters can be purchased from 1 June each year, online at friezemasters.com using a credit or debit card.
What is the relationship between Frieze Masters and Frieze London?
Frieze Masters will coincide with and be within walking distance of Frieze London in Regent’s Park. Frieze London is one of the only fairs to focus only on contemporary art whilst Frieze Masters will give a unique view of the relationship between old and new art. Frieze Masters will show work made before the year 2000 whereas Frieze London will show work mainly post year 2000. Frieze Masters has its own director Victoria Siddall.
Can I get a combined ticket for Frieze London and Frieze Masters?
There will be a combined ticket for Frieze London and Frieze Masters which will be available from the art fair’s ticket agent.
Who are the Frieze Masters architects?
Annabelle Selldorf has been appointed as architect for Frieze Masters 2012. She aims to design a contemporary, elegant environment in which ancient and modern art can be shown side by side. Selldorf Architects has a reputation for the specific demands of art-related projects, having designed not only galleries and museums but also art foundations and collectors’ homes.
Who is on the selection committee?
The 2012 selection committee for Frieze Masters is: Jean Luc Baroni, Richard Feigen, Sam Fogg, Thomas Gibson, Anthony Meier, Fabrizio Moretti and Iwan Wirth.
Is there any element of Frieze Masters in which I can participate?
Frieze Masters will include a programme of talks in which major artists and curators will draw out relationships between contemporary and historical art.
What are the different sections of Frieze Masters?
There are two sections at Frieze Masters, the main gallery section and Spotlight.
What is Spotlight?
Spotlight is a section of Frieze Masters dedicated to solo presentations. Spotlight will give galleries the opportunity to present work made by one artist in the 20th century. It will offer visitors to the fair the chance to see focused presentations of artists working in different parts of the world throughout this period.
Who are the Spotlight advisors?
Adriano Pedrosa is the 2012 Spotlight advisor. Pedrosa is an independent curator, editor and writer based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Does Frieze produce any publications to accompany the fair?
frieze magazine will produce a one-off publication that will look at historical art through a contemporary lens, reflecting the diverse range of work included in the Masters fair. The magazine will open with short articles on topical issues such as new museums, conservation, and art the intersection of art and film. The magazine is edited Jennifer Higgie, Co-editor of frieze magazine and the art direction will be undertaken by Sonya Dyakova. The magazine will also include full details of all participating galleries in the fair.
If I cannot get to Gloucester Green is there any part of the fair that I can still enjoy?
friezemasters.com will offer podcasts of all Masters Talks. frieze magazine will produce a one-off publication to accompany Frieze Masters which will be available from mid-September and can be ordered online at friezemasters. For updates on Frieze Masters 2012, follow @friezemasters on twitter, become a fan on Facebook and sign up to the Frieze email newsletter at frieze.com.