Frieze Seoul
September 2-5, 2022
COEX

FAQs | Frieze Seoul 2022

VISITOR INFORMATION

What are the dates of the fair? 
Frieze Seoul takes place from September 2-5, 2022. The first preview day, which is invitation-only, will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022. The fair will be open to the public on Saturday, September 3, 2022.  

What is the location of the fair? 
Frieze Seoul will be held at COEX, in the Gangnam district in the heart of Seoul, and will run alongside Kiaf SEOUL, South Korea’s leading art fair. The fair will be held inside Hall C and D. Kiaf SEOUL will take place at Hall A and B.

What are the fair opening Hours? 

  • Friday, September 2, 2022: 2-8pm (Invitation only) 
  • Saturday and Sunday, September 3-4, 2022: 11am-7:30pm (Last entry to the fair is 7pm)
  • Monday, September 5: 11am-5pm (Last entry to the fair is 4:30pm)

Please note that last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing time. Latecomers will not be admitted into the Fair.

How do I get a ticket to the fair? 
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Who is the Director of the fair? 
Pat Lee is the Director of Frieze Seoul. 

What is the focus of the fair? 
Frieze Seoul largely focuses on contemporary art and will be supplemented by a Frieze Masters section dedicated to art from antiquity through to the 20th century. Focus Asia, the section of the fair dedicated to galleries aged 12 years or younger will feature 10 of the most groundbreaking emerging talent from the continent. The full program and list of participating galleries will be announced soon. 

How big is the fair? 
Frieze Seoul will bring together over 110 of the most influential art galleries from across Asia and beyond. 

How are the galleries selected for the fair? 
For Frieze Seoul 2022, galleries submitted an application form. Applications closed in January and the selection process was carried out in April. The selection is decided on by a committee of gallerists who participate in the fair; the fair Director chairs the meeting but does not vote.  

Who is on the committee? 
The Frieze Seoul 2022 Committee members are: Louise Hayward, Lisson Gallery, London; Taka Ishii, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo; Tina Kim, Tina Kim Gallery, New York; Boris Vervoordt, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp; Matthew Wood, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo. 

How should I prepare for my visit?
All visitors must wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth at all times whilst at the fair.  

Do I need a ticket for my child?/Can I bring children?

  • All children aged 7 and over need a valid admission ticket to enter the fair    
  • Children aged under 7 years of age are admitted free of charge and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

I have a membership-related question    
For In Person membership related queries, please visit the In Person FAQs here, for Frieze 91 questions, please contact the team at frieze91@frieze.com

Parking 
Paid for parking is available in a few locations around the venue.  Please click here to view a range of parking spaces available around COEX. 

Accessibility 
The fair is fully accessible to people with reduced mobility. For Companions/carers tickets, please visit us on site to speak to one of our assistants. 

Can I bring a buggy/stroller?  
Strollers and buggies are allowed into the fair.  

Can I bring a bag into the fair?  
Please note that large bags (including, but not limited to, suitcases, backpacks, folding bicycles, scooters) or any large items bigger than a handbag or laptop bag will not be permitted into the fair. In addition, no flowers or bouquets can be brought into the fair. Visitors arriving with such items will be refused entry. Visitors are welcome to use cabinets located on the first floor at COEX near Hall A and B. Cabinets are extremely limited. We request that where possible visitors keep their belongings with them.

Are there any discounts for groups? 
There are no discounts available for group bookings. 

Are there any cash machines at the fair? 
Frieze fairs are cashless events. Only card payments are accepted. 

Can I bring my pet to the fair? 
There are strictly no pets allowed at the fairs, with the exception of assistance animals. 

Are there any toilets or baby changing facilities at the fair? 
There are toilet facilities available at the fair, including toilets with easy access for people with reduced mobility, and baby changing facilities. 

Are there any restaurants or cafés at the fair?   
There will be snacks and drinks available to purchase inside the fair at Cafe Knotted. There is also a shopping mall located underneath COEX, which has a variety of restaurants and bars. 

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