Frieze New York Is Back But Not As You Know It
May 05, 2021
Frieze New York is the first in-person, one-venue art fair to return to the city. It’s a very different beast from its previous iterations and, as the first major art fair to take place in the midst of the pandemic, it can offer some invaluable insights into how the art fair model has and will continue to change going forward. First off, it’s a lot easier to get to this year: Organizers have abandoned Randall’s Island for The Shed — a non-profit cultural institution in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards. The programming has also been scaled down, with just over 60 exhibitors compared to the usual 190. Read more at Highsnobiety.