Not to miss.
Opening 3 July to 6 October, Frieze Sculpture in London is selected by Clare Lilley (Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park) and presented in collaboration with leading galleries from around the world. Creating a major public art display at the heart of London, Frieze Sculpture brings together more than 20 international artists to present new and modern artworks in monumental scale, all placed around the English Gardens of The Regent’s Park. Building on Frieze’s commitment to emerging artists, logistics partner Mtec again supports the installation of two works presented by young London galleries.
Selected by Lilley from an open call for gallery applications, the participating artists for Frieze Sculpture 2019 are: Iván Argote, Ghazaleh Avarzamani, Huma Bhabha, Peter Buggenhout, Jodie Carey, Ma Desheng, Tracey Emin, Lars Fisk, Barry Flanagan, Charlie Godet Thomas, Leiko Ikemura, Robert Indiana, Vik Muniz, Zak Ové, Jaume Plensa, Bettina Pousttchi, Tom Sachs, Lucy Skaer, LR Vandy, Joanna Rajkowska, TaiJung Um, Bill Woodrow and Emily Youn
Canadian artist Kapwani Kiwanga’s solo project commenting on “A Law for Regulating Negro and Indian Slaves in the Night Time” passed in 1713 (Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin); Pictured L.R. Vandy artist
Channel 4 Random Acts, who also selected the winning artist in collaboration with Frieze. Soin responded to a brief set by Random Acts that asked for proposals to consider the ‘state of the nation’. Singh Soin will debut her new commission at Frieze London 2019. Channel 4 Random Acts will also broadcast the film on Channel 4 and online this autumn.
Temnikova & Kasela (Tallinn). Tiwani Contemporary (London) also takes part in Focus for the first time, joining young London galleries who return to the Focus section including Arcadia Missa, Emalin, Project Native Informant, Southard Reid, The Sunday Painter and Union Pacific.
Featuring 33 galleries from 19 countries, highlights for the 2019 Focus section include: • A solo by New York-based Troy Michie focused on African American and Latinx cultural experience, immigration and queerness (Company, New York); • Canadian artist Kapwani Kiwanga’s solo project commenting on “A Law for Regulating Negro and Indian Slaves in the Night Time” passed in 1713 (Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin); • Joy Labinjo – ahead of her solo exhibition at BALTIC, Newcastle in October 2019 – with work informed by the artist’s British-Nigerian heritage (Tiwani Contemporary, London).
Full programme runs 3rd to 6th October.