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Your Guide to Frieze Week 2017

If you still haven’t recovered from Armory Week back in March, too bad: you’re going to want to rally for Frieze Week this year. Take a deep breath and dive into our list of must-visit fairs. Read our guide on where to stay, eat, and drink.

 

 

Frieze New York

Photo// Instagram (@friezeartfair)

May 5 – 7

Location: Randall’s Island Park

The lowdown: Situated in a bespoke venue overlooking the East River, this year’s edition of Frieze New York will feature more than 200 galleries from 30 countries, site-specific artist commissions, curated sections, and a program of discussions and lectures.

Hours and tickets

 

 

TEFAF New York Spring

Photo// TEFAF

May 4 – 8

Location: Park Avenue Armory

The lowdown: This year, TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) Maastricht and Spring Masters have merged to form the inaugural TEFAF New York Spring. Over 90 galleries are set to participate, showcasing art and design from the 20th century through today.

Hours and tickets

 

 

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Photo// Katrina Sorrentino

May 5 – 7

Location: Pioneer Works in Redhook, Brooklyn

The lowdown: In its third New York edition, 1:54 has brought together 19 galleries hailing from Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, France, Ghana, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, the UK, the US and South Africa. The work of more than 60 contemporary African artists will be on view.

Hours and tickets

 

 

Art New York

Photo// Art New York

May 3 – 7

Location: Pier 94

The lowdown: Presented by Art Miami, this will be Art New York’s third year.

Hours and tickets

 

 

CONTEXT New York

Photo// CONTEXT New York

May 3 – 7

Location: Pier 94

The lowdown: The younger sister fair of Art New York, CONTEXT celebrates its second anniversary in 2017. Collectively, the two fairs will showcase work from over 150 galleries representing nearly 1,200 artists from 50 countries.

Hours and tickets

 

 

Collective Design Fair

Photo// Collective Design

May 3 – 7

Location: Skylight Clarkson Square

The lowdown: In its fifth edition, this interdisciplinary fair will showcase masterworks of 20th and 21st-century design as well as experimental works from emerging talents.

Hours and tickets

 

 

SPRING/BREAK BKLYN IMMERSIVE

Photo// Samuel Morgan Photography

May 7 – 14

Location: CITY POINT, Downtown Brooklyn

The lowdown: This new initiative by the folks behind SPRING/BREAK is a curated exhibition that will feature site-specific, immersive installations and environments by a dozen different artists.

Hours and tickets


top image// courtesy of Frieze