Greater than 100 galleries will probably be participating within the inaugural version of Frieze Seoul, with almost half of the exhibitors primarily based within the Asia Pacific area and a piece devoted to Asian galleries which might be 12 years or youthful.
Scheduled to run on the exhibition heart COEX from September 2 to five, with the primary day serving as a VIP preview. Frieze Seoul is the honest’s first enterprise in Asia. (The London-based honest additionally has editions in New York and Los Angeles.) It will likely be run alongside KIAF, the veteran native artwork honest operated by the Galleries Affiliation of Korea.
“There’s a highly effective sense of anticipation that provides each indication of the robust urge for food for Frieze Seoul,” says the honest’s director Patrick Lee in a press release. South Korea has been flexing its cultural muscular tissues lately, turning into one of the vital essential artwork markets in Asia, after Hong Kong, and attracting Western galleries to open outposts there. South Korean collectors have additionally been shopping for internationally, making a powerful look at Artwork Basel earlier this month.
The inaugural version of Frieze Seoul will probably be divided into three sections. The principle one will characteristic a mixture of 90 worldwide, regional and homegrown galleries; a Frieze Masters part will showcase 18 galleries providing basic collectibles and artistic endeavors from Outdated Masters to the late twentieth century; and Focus Asia will spotlight 10 solo artist shows by Asia-based galleries which have opened since 2010. Horizon Artwork Basis’s chief inventive director, Christopher Lew, and Hyejung Jang, a Seoul-based curator, function curatorial advisors of the Focus Asia part.
Round 47 p.c of the exhibitors have retailers in Asia, together with numerous worldwide galleries which have already opened retailers in Seoul, similar to Gladstone Gallery, König Galerie, Lehmann Maupin, Tempo Gallery, Perrotin, Thaddaeus Ropac, and Numerous Small Fires, all displaying in the primary part.
Worldwide names which have a presence in different components of Asia are additionally featured in the primary part, together with Massimo De Carlo, Gagosian, Hauser & Wirth, LGDR, Almine Rech, White Dice, and David Zwirner. Belgian vendor Axel Vervoordt, who has an area in Hong Kong, and Galleria Continua, which has seven places together with one in Beijing, are featured within the Frieze Masters part. Tabula Rasa Gallery, which operates in Beijing and London, is featured in Focus Asia, presenting British artist Laetitia Yhap.
Twelve galleries on the honest are Korean-owned, together with Kukje Gallery, PKM, Gallery Hyundai, Arario Gallery, Leeahn Gallery, and Hakgojae Gallery. A few of them are among the many 15 galleries which might be new to Frieze, together with Jason Haam, Johyun Gallery, Whistle, and P21.
A variety of Asian galleries are additionally represented within the honest. These embrace Anomaly, Moho Kubota Gallery, Tomio Koyama Gallery, and Taka Ishii from Tokyo, Shanghai’s Financial institution and Don Gallery, Singapore’s STPI and Yeo Workshop, TKG+ from Taipei, and the Manila-based The Drawing Room. Empty Gallery and Kiang Malingue (which additionally operates in Shanghai) are the one Hong Kong galleries within the line-up.
It’s unsure if any of those galleries will even be displaying at KIAF because the Korean honest has but to announce its exhibitors record.
See the total record of exhibitors under:
Financial institution (Shanghai)
Blum & Poe (Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo)
Château Shatto (Los Angeles)
Sadie Coles HQ (London)
Paula Cooper Gallery (New York, Palm Seashore)
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)
Mariane Ibrahim (Chicago, Paris)
Tina Kim Gallery (New York)
Kukje Gallery (Seoul, Busan)
Kurimanzutto (Mexico Metropolis, 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 Wooden DM (São Paulo, Brussels, New York)
Nature Morte (New Delhi)
Taro Nasu (Japan)
Tempo Gallery (New York, London, Hong Kong, Palo Alto, Geneva, Seoul, East Hampton, Palm Seashore)
Thaddaeus Ropac (London, Paris, Salzburg, Seoul)
Esther Schipper (Berlin)
Taka Ishii (Japan)
Vadehra Artwork Gallery (New Delhi)
Michael Werner (New York, London, East Hampton)
White Dice (London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, West Palm Seashore)
David Zwirner (New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong)
Acquavella Galleries (New York, Palm Seashore)
Cardi Gallery (Milan, London)
Castelli Gallery (New York)
Daniel Crouch Uncommon Books (London, New York)
Les Enluminures (New York, Paris, Chicago)
Hakgojae Gallery (Seoul)
Gallery Hyundai (Seoul, New York)
Annely Juda High-quality Artwork (London)
Richard Nagy (London)
Skarstedt (New York, London, Paris)
Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, (Tokyo, Beijing)
Axel Vervoordt (Wijnegem, Hong Kong)
Dastan Gallery (Tehran), presenting Ali Beheshti
Jhaveri Modern (Mumbai), presenting Rana Begum
Kiang Malingue (Hong Kong, Shanghai), presenting Tao Hui
P21 (Seoul), presenting Sungsil Ryu
Parcel (Tokyo), presenting Osamu Mori
ROH (Jakarta), presenting Bagus Pandega, Kei Imazu
Sokyo Gallery (Kyoto), presenting Kimiyo Mishima
Tabula Rasa Gallery (Beijing, London), presenting Laetitia Yhap
Whistle (Seoul), presenting Hejum Bä
Yeo Workshop (Singapore), presenting Fyerool Darma
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