Frieze Masters Talks 2014

Collecting Beyond Contemporary

Wednesday 12.00 pm

Chaired by Wim Pijbes, Director of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, this panel will bring together international collectors whose approach to acquiring and displaying their holdings looks beyond conventional limitations of chronology, geography and medium. Panelists include Marguerite Hoffman, Danny Katz and Taylor Thomson.

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William Kentridge in conversation with Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen

Wednesday 3.00 pm

William Kentridge, a South African artist best known for his prints, drawings and animated films, will be in conversation with Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen, Head of the Courtauld Gallery, London.

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Phyllida Barlow in conversation with Luke Syson

Thursday 3.00 pm

British artist Phyllida Barlow will talk to Luke Syson, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Chairman of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York.

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Edmund de Waal in conversation with Paulus Rainer

Friday 3.00 pm

British artist, ceramicist and writer Edmund de Waal will talk to Paulus Rainer, Deputy Head of Kunstkammer and Treasury at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.

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Frieze Masters includes a programme of talks in which major artists, critics and curators discuss the relationships between contemporary and historical art. Frieze Masters Talks is programmed by Jasper Sharp, (Adjunct Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna). Frieze Masters Talks are supported by Gucci, new Associate Sponsor of the fair and sponsor of the Talks this year, with additional support by Artnet.

Frieze Masters Talks is hosted in a bespoke auditorium at the fair. Access to the talks is included in the Frieze Masters admission ticket. Seats for each day’s talks can be booked from 12pm on the day at the auditorium. Podcasts of all talks can be downloaded from friezemasters.com the following day.