Frieze Week, London’s annual contemporary art circus, means big business.
Born 11 years ago with the arrival of the
Frieze London fair, the altar at which the whole shebang
worships, the event has now been joined by its younger sibling
Frieze Masters as well as the Pavilion of Art &
While works of art at these events can
change hands for telephone numbers, there's a multitude of smaller
satellite fairs, from the Christie's South Kensington print
fair Multiplied to The Other Art
Fair and Moniker in East London, where
artists can sell direct to the public, to the new 1:54
Contemporary African Art Fair at Somerset House... the
list goes on.
Here are a few snapshots of events that took
place last week.