Frieze Masters

Frieze Masters runs alongside London's primary Contemporary art fair, the Frieze Art Fair which takes place annually in October.

Launched in 2012 and located in in Regent's ParkFrieze Masters offers a wider range of art from ancient artefacts to modern pieces.


Fairs fend off the fear factor

21 October 2019

Despite the uncertainty, Frieze Week dealers enjoyed an enthusiastic response from buyers.


Towering sale during the recent London fairs

07 October 2019

An oil on panel of The Tower of Babel, 1604, by Abel Grimmer (1570-1618/19), offered at £1.35m by Johnny Van Haeften was one of the stand-out sales during last week’s host of London art and antique trade events.


Dürer’s art lessons for Frieze Masters fair

23 September 2019

Rare book dealer brings early 16th century Sammelband to eighth edition of Frieze Masters.


Hot early sales at Frieze Masters

08 October 2018

Dealers at Frieze Masters reported a strong start to the London event with a number of six- and seven-figure sales recorded in the fair’s first days.

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Old Master dealer numbers on the rise at Frieze Masters

24 September 2018

Frieze Masters, the annual spectacle of historic and modern art that accompanies Frieze London, returns to London next month with the number of Old Master dealers up on the last edition.


Art exports from the UK boost trade figures

11 January 2018

Exports of paintings and sculpture from the UK helped the country to reduce its trade deficit at the end of last year.


‘Looted’ vases row reflects antiquities trade pitfalls

30 October 2017

A dispute over two 4th century BC Grecian vases offered at Frieze Masters in London by a Swiss dealer is the latest case highlighting the complexity of the ownership of antiquities.

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Slideshow: London lights up for Frieze Week 2017

06 October 2017

Frieze Week in London brings with it a host of events. Here ATG takes a look at the events around town so far with a focus on fairs and exhibitions.


Frieze Masters returns to London for sixth year in Regent's Park

25 September 2017

Elegant and relevant. It might be a difficult balance to strike, but that is what Frieze Masters aims for at its annual London fair.


London show features the works of impasto master Bram Bogart

25 September 2017

Vigo Gallery will feature an exhibition of the works by Dutch-born Belgian artist Bram Bogart (1921-2012) at Frieze Masters (October 5-8) and at its gallery at Dering Street, London (October 11-November 11).

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Galleries announced for sixth Frieze Masters

23 June 2017

Frieze Masters returns to Regent’s Park, London, this autumn with more than 130 exhibitors showing a selection of art covering 6000 years.

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Fifth Frieze Masters starts off with salvo of sales to private buyers

06 October 2016

The opening of this year’s Frieze Masters was marked by a number of sales. Among the fashionable crowd who queued at Regents Park into the early evening yesterday for the opening of the fifth edition of the event, were many who came prepared to buy.

Frieze Week to move in 2016

28 October 2015

London’s Frieze Week, an annual high point of Modern and Contemporary art fairs and auctions, will take place one week earlier than usual in 2016, as the organisers of Frieze fairs have moved their dates forward to avoid clashing with the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.

Sir Norman Rosenthal on the trade

05 October 2015

Sir Norman Rosenthal, one of the art world’s best known historians and curators, has described the trade side of the business as “a huge mechanism for preserving knowledge and value”.

Frieze Masters unveils talks agenda

03 October 2014

Frieze Masters (October’s 15-19) have unveiled this year’s Talks programme

Big-name dealers show ever-rising interest in Frieze Masters

04 June 2013

‘Frieze Masters’ has acquired further gravitas following its successful launch last year by signing up several new heavyweight exhibitors for the 2013 event from October 17-20 in London’s Regent’s Park.


Can Frieze Masters live up to the hype?

10 October 2012

For ten years now, London’s ‘Frieze’ art fair has been a temple that consigns itself strictly to the new and the now. Dedicated to art produced after the year 2000, collectors, curators and the general public have flocked to see the spectacle and view the next big thing.


Ancient to Contemporary: Frieze Masters aims ‘to do something unique’

22 August 2012

Every October for the past decade, the excitement whipped up by the arrival of ‘Frieze Art Fair’ in London has been the envy of many a fair organiser and the wider art world.

Frieze Masters releases exhibitor list

25 May 2012

An impressive exhibitor list was announced last night for the inaugural Frieze Masters, the first historical art fair to be organised by Frieze. The event will coincide with the contemporary art fair from October 11-14, 2012 on Gloucester Green, Regent's Park, London.