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The Four Best Things To See At Frieze New York

The Frieze Art Fair at Randall’s Island Spring is known in New York City for its abundance of art and design fairs. The centerpiece of this month-long artistic showcase is the Frieze Art Fair taking place on Randall’s Island (a short ferry ride from the Upper East Side and Midtown Manhattan) Thursday, May 2-Sunday, May 5. Returning for its eighth year, the fair showcases some of the best in contemporary art. We spoke with several industry players at the VIP preview to find out what people are gravitating towards this year. "It’s one of my favorite New Yrok City fairs," says Casey Fremont, executive director of the Art Production Fund, which is dedicated to commissioning and producing ambitious public art projects. "The energy is so great, and the art feels fresh and interesting. And of course…the food!" Fremont cited Derrick Adams’ "Beauty World" at Vigo Gallery and how the Nick Cave was installed at Jack Shainman as some of her favorites from the first day. "This year’s Frieze seemed absent the thematic fog of political outrage that hung over last year’s fair, and that, coupled with the absence of 2018’s heat wave, made the endless corridors feel really inviting," […]

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