Over 110 Galleries to Participate at Frieze's Premiere Edition in Asia

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Over 110 Galleries to Participate at Frieze's Premiere Edition in Asia

Frieze's first fair in Asia will feature more than 110 galleries and special sections for emerging talent and art throughout the ages.

Frieze's first fair in Asia will feature more than 110 galleries and special sections for emerging talent and art throughout the ages.

Frieze has revealed initial details of the inaugural edition of Frieze Seoul, which will take place at COEX from September 2 to 5, 2022. The new fair will be led by Frieze Seoul Director Patrick Lee and feature over 110 galleries. Participating galleries include a strong contingent of Asian galleries, who will be joined by international galleries from 20 countries. Frieze Seoul will celebrate the city’s creative community, taking place alongside KIAF, operated by the Galleries Association of Korea.

Frieze Seoul will also introduce a section dedicated to Frieze Masters that will show art from throughout history as well as a special section Focus Asia featuring emerging artists and galleries, curated by Christopher Lew (Horizon Art Foundation) and Hyejung Jang (Doosan Art Center and independent curator).

Frieze Seoul is Frieze’s first venture in Asia, and the fifth fair launched by Frieze, joining Frieze Los Angeles, Frieze New York, Frieze London and Frieze Masters on the international art world calendar.

Patrick Lee said: ‘It has been truly exciting to work with all our participating galleries on our first fair in Asia. There is a powerful sense of anticipation that gives every indication of the strong appetite for Frieze Seoul, and we are really looking forward to welcoming everyone to celebrate the creative life of the city this September.’

The fair’s main section will feature 90 major galleries from across the globe, including a strong core contingent of Asia-based exhibitors. Across the fair, 15 galleries will be participating as new Frieze exhibitors.

Participants in the main section of the inaugural edition include, among many others: Bank (Shanghai); Blum & Poe (Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo); Carlos/Ishikawa (London); Château Shatto (Los Angeles); Sadie Coles HQ (London); Paula Cooper Gallery (New York, Palm Beach); Galerie Chantal Crousel (Paris) Don Gallery (Shanghai); Empty Gallery (Hong Kong); Gagosian (New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Hong Kong, Gstaad); Gladstone Gallery (New York, Brussels, Rome, Los Angeles, Seoul); Marian Goodman Gallery (New York, Paris, London); Hauser & Wirth (London, New York, Somerset, Los Angeles, Zurich, Gstaad, Hong Kong, St. Moritz, Menorca, Southampton, Monaco); Massimo De Carlo (London, Hong Kong); Mariane Ibrahim (Chicago, Paris); Tina Kim Gallery (New York); Kukje Gallery (Seoul, Busan); kurimanzutto (Mexico City, New York); Lehmann Maupin (New York, Hong Kong, Seoul, London); Lisson Gallery (London, New York, Shanghai, Beijing); Matthew Marks Gallery (New York, Los Angeles); Mendes Wood DM (São Paulo, Brussels, New York); Nature Morte (New Delhi); Taro Nasu (Japan); neugerriemschneider (Berlin); Pace Gallery (Seoul, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, East Hampton, Palm Beach, London, Geneva); Thaddaeus Ropac (London, Paris, Salzburg, Seoul); Esther Schipper (Berlin, Paris, Seoul); Silverlens Galleries (Manila); STPI (Singapore); TKG+ (Taipei); Taka Ishii Gallery (Japan); Vadehra Art Gallery (New Delhi); Michael Werner (New York, London, East Hampton); White Cube (London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, West Palm Beach); David Zwirner (New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong).

The full list of galleries can be found here.

Feature image 1:Kimiyo Mishima, Comic Book 03, 2003. Painted on melted slag. Courtesy of Sokyo Gallery Photo by Yuji Imamura

Inside content image: Giorgio de Chirico, L'addio dell'amico che parte all'amico che rimane, late 1950s, oil on canvas. Courtesy Tornabuoni Art



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