in Frieze New York | 18 JAN 18

New Curators for Frame Section

Andrew Bonacina and Laura McLean-Ferris lead survey of global emerging positions

in Frieze New York | 18 JAN 18

The Frame section at Frieze New York 2018 will bring together 19 galleries aged eight years or younger, from Los Angeles and New York to Shanghai and Berlin.

Frame is curated for the first time by Andrew Bonacina (The Hepworth, Wakefield) and Laura McLean-Ferris (Swiss Institute, New York) – who takes over from Ruba Katrib (MoMA PS1, New York). 

Andrew Bonacina. Courtesy: Frieze

The curated section presents ambitious solo shows by artists working at the vanguard of contemporary practice, including highlights such as:

A site-specific painting installation by Norwegian, Berlin-based artist Tyra Tingleff (The Sunday Painter, London)

A new sculptural installation by Tau Lewis, who creates simulations of living organisms to investigate black identity politics and the African diaspora (Cooper Cole, Toronto)

Tau Lewis, you lose shreds of your truth every time I remember you, 2017. Plaster, cloth wire, chain, acrylic paint, stones, secret objects, fur, leather, chair, pants, shoes, 117 × 185 × 119cm. Courtesy: the artist and Cooper Cole

An immersive sound installation by Los Angeles-based artist Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, whose sonic work was recently featured in “Soundtracks” at SFMOMA (Empty Gallery, Hong Kong)

New wall works and sculptures by Timothée Calame, following the artist’s solo show at New York’s Swiss Institute (Édouard Montassut, Paris)

Timothée Calame, Episode 1, 2017. HD video with sound, 28 minutes. Courtesy: the artist and Edouard Montassut

New landscape paintings by Gracie DeVito, inspired by a painting marathon in the Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island (Tif Sigfrids, Athens)

Christopher Aque’s new video installation, questioning our relationships with the structures of power and desire (Regards, Chicago)

Photographic works by Algirdas Šeškus, taken between 1975-1985 in Lithuania during the Soviet era, from a series also presented at Documenta 14 (2017) (PM8, Vigo)

Christopher Aque, Identity Intelligence (Prince and Greene), 2015. Silver gelatin print and acrylic screen print on matboard in aluminum frame, 51 × 41cm. Courtesy: the artist and Regards, Chicago

New video, sculpture and performance by Julie Béna, known for her environments inspired by literature, film, theatre and popular culture (Joseph Tang, Paris)

New York-based artist Van Hanos’s ‘Late American Paintings’, exploring history painting in our current political moment (with Château Shatto, Los Angeles)

Van Hanos, A Recent History of the United States, 2017. Oil on linen, 198 x 267 × 4cm, Courtesy: the artist and Château Shatto, Los Angeles

 Explore participating galleries and artists here:

VI, VII, Oslo with Tobias Kaspar
Bank, Shanghai with Chen Zhe
Galerie Bernhard, Zurich with Les Levine
Château Shatto, Los Angeles with Van Hanos
Cooper Cole, Toronto with Tau Lewis
Bridget Donahue, New York with Mark Van Yetter
Drei, Cologne with Tiril Hasselknippe
Empty Gallery, Hong Kong with Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon
Galería Nora Fisch, Buenos Aires with Juan Tessi
Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo with Ana Mazzei
Kai Matsumiya, New York with Rainer Ganahl
Édouard Montassut, Paris with Timothée Calame
PM8, Vigo with Algirdas Šeškus
Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City with Jorge de León
Regards, Chicago with Christopher Aque
Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles with Gracie DeVito
The Sunday Painter, London with Tyra Tingleff
Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris with Julie Béna
Walden, Buenos Aires with Magali Lara

Main image: Van Hanos, A Recent History of the United States (detail), 2017. Oil on linen, 198 x 267 × 4cm, Courtesy: the artist and Château Shatto, Los Angeles