A new director and a new location for one of the most eagerly-awaited fairs in the western US.
Frieze Los Angeles 2022 is back, starting on Thursday, February 17 and ending on Sunday, February 20, at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. At the helm is Christine Messineo, now director of Frieze Los Angeles and Frieze New York. With over 15 years' experience in the art market, she was previously a partner with the Bortolami Gallery in New York and director of the Hannah Hoffman Gallery in Los Angeles. Another new aspect of 2022 is the debut of Frieze Sculpture Beverly Hills, which presents major works by critically acclaimed artists in the iconic Beverly Gardens Park. Over 100 international galleries are expected to attend, in addition to the Frieze Week program in Beverly Hills.
The 2022 edition features a targeted selection of major galleries, including a strong contingent of Los Angeles-based exhibitors: Blum & Poe, The Box, Chateau Shatto, Commonwealth and Council, Jeffrey Deitch, Kayne Griffin, David Kordansky Gallery, Regen Projects and Various Small Fires. Newcomers include Bortolami, Carlos/Ishikawa, Pilar Corrias, Emalin, the Stephen Friedman Gallery, Alison Jacques, the Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Sean Kelly and Galerie Lelong & Co. And among the event's big international regulars, we find Sadie Coles HQ, Paula Cooper, Gagosian, Gladstone, Marian Goodman, Hauser & Wirth, Xavier Hufkens, Gallery Hyundai, Pace Gallery, Maureen Paley, Almine Rech, Nara Roesler, Thaddaeus Ropac, Sprüth Magers and David Zwirner.
Frieze Week will begin on Monday, February 14 and continue until the end of the fair, with the participation of the city's major institutions and galleries.