Full Lineup of Frieze Los Angeles 2024: Galleries, Programming, Partnerships

This year’s edition of the fair features big names including Theaster Gates, Sudan Archives, Barbara Kruger and Pippa Garner, plus unique activations and social initiatives  

in Frieze Los Angeles , News | 16 FEB 24
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Frieze has unveiled highlights of the fifth edition of Frieze Los Angeles. Running February 29–March 3 at Santa Monica Airport, the fair brings together more than 95 of the world’s leading galleries, showcasing exciting and influential contemporary art from across the globe while continuing Frieze’s commitment to supporting the wider Los Angeles arts ecosystem.

Christine Messineo, Director of Americas, Frieze said: “We are excited to the reveal leading international exhibitors and established Los Angeles galleries that form the highlights of this year’s edition. I am also eager to welcome back the Santa Monica Art Bank Acquisition Fund, an initiative that proudly supports the city’s residents.”


Frieze Los Angeles features a lineup of world-class galleries exhibiting ambitious solo and curated stands. Highlights include: 

In celebration of the gallery’s thirtieth anniversary, BLUM honors the past and looks to the future with a presentation including Sam Durant, Oliver Lee Jackson, Tony Lewis, Eddie Martinez, Yoshitomo Nara, Asuka Anastacia Ogawa and Sebastian Silva. 

Friedrich Kunath, I’d Rather Be Depressed In California Than Happy In New York., 2022. Oil on canvas, 72 x 60 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. © Friedrich Kunath. Photo: Evan Walsh
Friedrich Kunath, I’d Rather Be Depressed In California Than Happy In New York, 2022. Oil on canvas, 72 x 60 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. © Friedrich Kunath. Photo: Evan Walsh.

Bortolami shows new work by Claudio Parmiggiani from his ongoing “Delocazione” series. 

James Fuentes has a solo presentation by Geoffrey Holder of nighttime dance hall scenes.

“Social Abstraction” at Gagosian is an exploration of abstraction and contemporary social realities curated by Antwaun Sargent and featuring a group of Black artists: Derrick Adams, Theaster Gates, Cy Gavin, Lauren Halsey and Rick Lowe.

Gallery Hyundai presents a solo show of paintings by Kim Sung Yoon. 

Blessing Ngobeni’s first solo presentation in LA at Jenkins Johnson confronts issues of power and abuse in South Africa. 

Casey Kaplan presents a solo booth of new still-life and portrait oil paintings by MacArthur Fellow Jordan Casteel. 

There’s a solo booth at Kasmin from vanessa german with new sculptures in rose quartz. 

New paintings by Sam McKinniss feature at David Kordansky Gallery. 

L.A. Louver is showing a survey of artist and musician Terry Allen’s work over six decades, timed to the artist’s two concerts during Frieze Week at the Masonic Lodge in Hollywood Forever Cemetery. 

There are new paintings by Hernan Bas at Victoria Miro. 

Petzel presents paintings and installations by Cosima von Bonin, including a nautical sculpture previously exhibited on the High Line in New York and at the last Venice Biennale. 

The Pit’s solo booth by Allison Schulnik includes new oil on linen works and ceramic objects.

A solo presentation of paintings by Sojourner Truth Parsons is at Esther Schipper. 

John Miller, Inverted Chandelier, 2006, model railroad scenery, plastic fruit, mirror, styrofoam, and wood, 73 1/4 x 73 1/4 x 20 1/8 in (overall). 186 x 186 x 51 cm (overall). Courtesy of the artist, and Various Small Fires, Los Angeles / Dallas / Seoul.
John Miller, Inverted Chandelier, 2006. Model railroad scenery, plastic fruit, mirror, styrofoam and wood, 186 x 186 x 51 cm (overall). Courtesy of the artist and Various Small Fires, Los Angeles/Dallas/Seoul.

Manila’s Silverlens has a dual presentation of Filipino-American artists: Jenifer K. Wofford’s paintings and Stephanie Syjuco’s recontextualization of archival press images. 

Sprüth Magers is presenting a new site-specific work by Barbara Kruger, alongside women artists including Sylvie Fleury, Jenny Holzer, Louise Lawler and Rosemarie Trockel. 

New paintings and monotypes by Luiz Zerbini at Stephen Friedman Gallery convey the immersive quality of Brazil’s natural environment. 

Welancora Gallery presents new works by Debra Cartwright, exploring the relationship between the Black female body and American medical history.

At David Zwirner, Joe Bradley debuts new paintings alongside work by Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Noah Davis, Dana Schutz and more.


Led for the first-time by Essence Harden (Visual Arts Curator and Program Manager, California African American Museum), Focus comprises 12 young US-based galleries showing solo stands by emerging or overlooked talent. In response to a brief set by Harden, the featured presentations explore the intimate, environmental and urban dimensions of “ecologies.” Focus is sponsored by Stone Island.

Widline Cadet, Sòti nan gran lanmou (From Such Great Love), 2023. Archival inkjet print, 40 x 32 in. Courtesy of the artist and Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles
Widline Cadet, Sòti nan gran lanmou (From Such Great Love), 2023. Archival inkjet print, 40 x 32 in. Courtesy of the artist and Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles

Highlights include:  

A solo presentation at Babst Gallery of work by the late Nisenan Native American artist Harry Fonseca.  

The debut of a series of ebony glazed ceramic portraits by LA-based sculptor Mustafa Ali Clayton at Dominique Gallery.

On show for the first time, textile works by Akea Brionne at Lyles & King.

Freemartins,” a new body of work by sculptor Yeni Mao at Make Room. 

Photographs and video work by Los Angeles-based Haitian artist Widline Cadet at Shulamit Nazarian. 

A new body of work by painter and sculptor Javier Ramirez exploring the gardening practices of LA’s Japanese and Latino workers at Sow & Tailor. 

Art Production Fund’s “Set Seen”

Pippa Garner, Hauling Ass!, 2023. 2003 Ford Ranger pickup truck, truck nuts, bumper stickers. Courtesy the artist and STARS Gallery, Los Angeles. Photo_ Gregory Carideo Commissioned by Art Omi. Fabricated by ARCANA
Pippa Garner, Haulin’ Ass!, 2023. 2003 Ford Ranger pickup truck, truck nuts, bumper stickers. Courtesy the artist and STARS Gallery, Los Angeles. Photo: Gregory Carideo Commissioned by Art Omi. Fabricated by ARCANA

The fair’s new public exhibition curated by Art Production Fund sees site-specific artworks by Sharif Farrag, Ryan Flores, Derek Fordjour, Pippa Garner, Matt Johnson and Cynthia Talmadge located across the Santa Monica Airport site. Read full details here.

Santa Monica Art Bank Acquisition Fund 

This year sees the return of the fair’s partnership with the City of Santa Monica to acquire a work for its Art Bank collection, which in 2024 celebrates 40 years of bringing art into the city’s public spaces. The initiative will again select a work from the Focus section, made by an artist based in Southern California and shedding light on the diverse lived experiences of artists from the region. The selection committee of Christine Messineo (Director of Americas, Frieze), Amanda Sroka (Senior Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles) and Laurie Yehia (City of Santa Monica Arts Commissioner), will reveal the chosen work at the fair on Thursday February 29.  

Frieze Music in Collaboration with BMW and the Hammer Museum  

Sudan Archives. Image ©️Obidi Nzerib
Sudan Archives. Image ©️Obidi Nzerib

Frieze Music returns to Los Angeles with a live performance from Sudan Archives at the Hammer Museum on Thursday, February 29. As with previous iterations in London, Los Angeles and Seoul, the longstanding collaboration between Frieze and BMW celebrates the intersection of contemporary art and music. 

Los Angeles Restaurant Pop-Ups, Curated by Re:Her 

The fair will host pop-ups from a selection of women-owned Los Angeles-based restaurants curated by nonprofit Regarding Her (RE:Her). Participants include 1010 Wine, Botanica, Clementine, Kismet Rotisserie, Milkfarm, Otus Thai Kitchen, SOCALO and Sushi by Scratch Restaurants

Partner Initiatives 

Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award

The fifth iteration of the award returns in partnership with Ghetto Film School and FIFTH SEASON. Leading arts and entertainment figures will select the winner from fellows Octavia Anderson, Jonathan Estrada-Salazar, Celine Eva, Jeanine Fiser, Kaylen Ng, Miguel Ramirez, Kat Torres and Britt Williams, who have each created short films on the subject of “technological transformations.” The winner of the Film Award receives a $10,000 prize, while the accompanying Audience Award will see $2,500 for the most popular short film as chosen by the public. View the films online and vote in the Audience Award here.  

Breguet Presents “Inhabiting Time”

The conclusion of Breguet’s year-long collaboration with curator Somi Sim brings together the renowned artist Gordon Matta-Clark and celebrated collective People's Architecture Office (PAO), both of whom have closely explored the relationship between space and time through the prism of architecture. Matta-Clark's Clock Shower (1973)—video documentation of a performance in which the artist washed, shaved and brushed his teeth while suspending his body from a clock tower in the heart of New York—will be in dialogue with Time Pieces (2024), a dynamic new commission by PAO where time is framed as a flow of encounters involving images, bodies and gazes.

Poiret Presents “Oui Grow” by Laure Prouvost 

Acclaimed artist Laure Prouvost partners with artisanal beauty brand Poiret for “Oui Grow,” the artist’s social initiative fostering the growth of plants in inner cities and deprived areas. Prouvost will create a flower shop within the Poiret beauty lounge, with daily operatic performances encouraging plants and people to thrive. Guests will be able to view Prouvost’s film Monteverdi ici (2018) within a cocoon-like viewing dome and purchase plants and a series of 100 hand-painted works Prouvost created specifically for Frieze Los Angeles, with all proceeds going to “Oui Grow.” 

BMW Collaboration with Esther Mahlangu 

BMW will celebrate the world premiere of a new collaboration with iconic South African artist Esther Mahlangu, inspired by her BMW Art Car from 1991. Implementing cutting-edge BMW technology, this visionary co-creation of design, technology and creativity transfers Mahlangu’s Pan-African motifs on the innovative canvas of the fully electric BMW i5, building on an enduring collaboration between BMW and the artist.

Maison Ruinart 

For its 2024 Carte Blanche, Ruinart is inviting six artists into a creative dialogue titled “Conversations with Nature,” including a renowned Californian artist who will be announced at Frieze Los Angeles. Two installations will debut in a bespoke Ruinart lounge. 

Maestro Dobel Tequila presents “Oaxaca: A Lens on Tradition & Innovation” 

The third iteration of Maestro Dobel’s “Artpothecary” platform with Oaxaca-based artists Marissa Naval and Javier Reyes honors the region’s cultural heritage and craftsmanship. The Artpothecary lounge will also see Maestro Dobel unveil its latest collaboration with Francisco “El Maestro” Toledo, the late legendary Oaxacan artist: an exceptionally rare Extra-Añejo tequila collection featuring art by Toledo

illycaffè illy Art Collection by Lee Ufan

The latest installment of illy’s Art Collection—which sees iconic artists transform the surface of illy’s signature cups—features a single bold brushstroke by Lee Ufan, coveying the artist’s idea of the encounter.

Frieze Los Angeles 2024

Frieze Los Angeles is at Santa Monica Airport, February 29–March 3, 2024.

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