The 2012 FRIEZE Art Fair New York
Despite the recent implosion of art fairs during events like Basel Miami and New York’s Armory Show Week, the British organization FRIEZE has mounted one of the most expensive and well orchestrated art fairs New Yorkers have ever seen. With scores of Europe and America’s best galleries participating, this fair has stirred much controversy and speculation. Your reporter begins his tour with the ferry trip from Midtown to Randall’s Island and jaunts through the plethora of booths to bring viewers a few highlights of this debut art event. Includes glimpses of works by Anselm Reyle, Jim Lambie, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Ales Katz and others.