Frieze New York 2017 is NYC’s big May contemporary art fair

Frieze is a major annual contemporary art fair produced by frieze, a magazine about contemporary art. Frieze London is in October. Frieze New York is in May. Several art fairs run during “Frieze Week” in New York.


Frieze New York 2017

Frieze New York 2017 adds modern art to the mix this year. The big white tent is at Randall’s Island Friday through Sunday, May 5-7. Tickets are available from $10.

Global Latin galleries showing this year include Chantal Crousel of Paris, France; and Acquavella and Castelli Gallery of New York. Galerie Meyer – Oceanic Art of Paris is showing tribal art.

Latin American galleries Proyectos Ultravioleta of Guatemala City, Galeria Luisa Strina of São Paulo, Brazil and Walden of Buenos Aires are making their fair debuts. Returning Latin American galleries include Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel of São Paulo, Brazil; Instituto de Visión of Bogotá, Colombia; and Mendes Wood DM of São Paulo, Brazil.

Fair Organizers

The fair is organized by Frieze Fairs Director Victoria Siddall with Artistic Directors Abby Bangser and Jo Stella-Sawicka.

Cecilia Alemani of High Line Art and the Italian Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale is organizing Frieze Projects.

Fair Sections

Some special sections have Latin themes.


This year’s tribute is dedicated to Galleria La Tartaruga in Rome. It features a daily restaging of the gallery’s experimental exhibition “Il Teatro delle Mostre” (1968) including new commissions by Ryan McNamara and Adam Pendleton.


There is a symposium panel: “Discussing Latin American and Latino Art” Friday, May 5 at 9:15am.

It is followed by another panel: “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985″ Friday, May 5 at 10:30am.

Argentine Galleries

WALDEN, Buenos Aires (B29)

Brazilian Galleries

A Gentil Carioca, Rio De Janeiro (D3)
Galeria Raquel Arnaud, São Paulo (C50)
Casa Triângulo, Sao Paulo (D8)
Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo (B21)
Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo (C4)
Galeria Marilia Razuk, São Paulo (A23)
Galeria Nara Roesler (A1)
Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (C14)
Vermelho, São Paulo (A10)
Silvia Cintra + Box 4, Rio De Janeiro (B50)

Colombian Galleries

Instituto de Visión, Bogotá (A21)

French Galleries

Galerie Bernard Bouche, Paris (B53)
Ceysson & Bénétière (C37)
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris (B18)
galerie frank elbaz, Paris (B12)
Galerie Lelong, Paris & New York (C16)
Galerie Meyer Oceanic Art, Paris (C51)
mor charpentier, Paris (A13)
Perrotin (C24)
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (C38)
Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris (D26)

Guatemalan Galleries

Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City (B31)

Italian Galleries

Acquavella Galleries, New York (C39)
Alfonso Artiaco, Naples (C32)
Massimo De Carlo (B1)
Castelli Gallery, New York (C43)
Galleria Continua (B41)
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome (A3)
P420, Bologna (A29)
T293, Rome (D25)

Mexican Galleries

Travesía Cuatro, Madrid & Guadalajara (B16)

Portuguese Galleries

Múrias Centeno (D23)
Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon (D4)

Puerto Rican Galleries

Galerie Nathalie Obadia (C15)

Spanish Galleries

Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid (B8)
espaivisor, Valencia (C44)
Parra & Romero, Madrid (A9)
Travesía Cuatro, Madrid & Guadalajara (B16)

Fair Hours

Thursday, May 4: Invitation-only Preview
Friday, May 5: 11am-6pm (Friday Late tickets: 6-8pm)
Saturday, May 6: 11am-7pm
Sunday, May 7: 11am-6pm

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The photograph of Frieze New York 2016 is by Mark Blower. Courtesy of Mark Blower/Frieze.

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