‘Spotlight’ at Frieze Masters: Solo Shows by 20th-Century Artists

The section showcases artists from the 1950s–70s, including Judy Chicago, Balraj Khanna, Kulim Kim, Donald Locke, Nabil Nahas and Nil Yalter

in Frieze London & Frieze Masters , Frieze Masters , News | 28 JUN 24

The Spotlight section, dedicated to solo presentations of radical and pioneering 20th-century artists, returns to Frieze Masters in 2024 for its sixth edition.

Curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Spotlight features solo presentations by artists including Judy Chicago, Kulim Kim, Balraj Khanna, Donald Locke, Nabil Nahas and Nil Yalter.
Nil Yalter, Le Chevalier d’Éon, 1978. Polaroid photograph from mixed-media installation, 28 x 21.5 cm (framed). Image courtesy of Nil Yalter

Curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver (Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts), Spotlight focuses on both overlooked artists and lesser-known works from established figures, dating from the 1950s to the 1970s. 

Eva Švankmajerová, Olympiu (Olympia), 1970; (after Manet). Oil on canvas, 154x154cm. Image courtesy of The Gallery of Everything
Eva Švankmajerová, Olympiu (Olympia)(after Manet), 1970. Oil on canvas, 154 x 154cm. Image courtesy of The Gallery of Everything

Participating Galleries and Artists

10 A.M. Art, Milan – Lucia Di Luciano 

Ab-Anbar, London – Nil Yalter 

ACA Galleries, New York – Grace Hartigan 

Arario Gallery, Seoul, Shanghai, Cheonan – Youngsook Park 

Berry Campbell, New York – Frederick J. Brown 

Cecilia Brunson Projects, London – José Antonio da Silva 

Tiziana Di Caro, Naples – Betty Danon 

Einspach Fine Art & Photography, Budapest – Tamás Soós 

Elmarsa Gallery, Tunis, Dubai – Baya Mahieddine 

The Gallery of Everything, London – Eva Švankmajerová 

Frestonian Gallery, London – Sam Herman 

Gana Art, Seoul, Los Angeles – Kulim Kim 

Gavlak, Los Angeles, Palm Beach – Judy Chicago 

Gazelli Art House, London, Baku – Pauline Boty 

Herlitzka & Co., Buenos Aires – Anita Payró 

Alison Jacques, London – Donald Locke 

Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai – Balraj Khanna  

kó, Lagos – Jimo Akolo 

Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai – Nabil Nahas 

Loeve&Co, Paris – Dora Maar 

M77 Gallery, Milan – Grazia Varisco 

Miles McEnery Gallery, New York – Emily Mason 

MC Galería, Buenos Aires – Víctor Magariños D. 

October Gallery, London – Aubrey Williams 

Richard Saltoun Gallery, New York, London, Rome – Juliana Seraphim 

Secci, Milan – Giulio Turcato 

Volte Gallery, Dubai – Nasreen Mohamedi 

Further Information

Frieze London and Frieze Masters, 9 – 13 October 2024, The Regent’s Park.

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Main Image: Anita Payró, Sin título, c.1970. Oil on canvas, 60 x 120 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Herlitzka & Co

Main image: Balraj Khanna, Personal Statement, 1967. Oil on canvas. 127 x 127 cm. Courtesy the Artist Estate and Jhaveri Contemporary