Frieze Masters

Frieze Masters runs alongside London's primary Contemporary art fair, the Frieze Art Fair which takes place annually in October.

Launched in 2012 and located in in Regent's ParkFrieze Masters offers a wider range of art from ancient artefacts to modern pieces.


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Frieze Masters feels positive

03 October 2022

Following last year’s event after Covid delays, optimism is high for the 10th edition

Ree Bong Sang painting

Frieze shows it has Seoul

12 September 2022

'Sky, Mountain, Forest,' a 1963 painting by Korean artist Ree Bong Sang (1916-70) was among the sales at the Frieze Masters section of the inaugural Frieze Seoul.

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Frieze Masters to celebrate 10th anniversary as it returns this autumn

21 July 2022

Frieze Masters is celebrating its 10th anniversary returning to Regent’s Park this autumn from October 12-16.

Seongsan Bridge and the Han River in Seoul

Frieze Masters to make Korean debut

07 July 2022

Frieze is launching a Korean art fair and has signed up 110 galleries for the event scheduled for September 2-5.

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Covid and data drive ticketing changes at fairs

02 May 2022

Dealers and fairgoers are having to come to terms with widespread changes in the ticketing of fairs.

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International fairs on the rise again as the shadow of the pandemic fades

14 March 2022

Old Masters dealers on the international fairs circuit have a robust range of exhibiting options ahead, despite nearly two years of pandemic-related disruption.

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Frieze gets physical at long last

27 October 2021

Twin events returning to London park generate encouraging overseas interest

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News In Brief – the 'petrifying' price of a coffee at Frieze Masters

27 October 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including how one visitor reacted to the price of a coffee at the Frieze Masters fair.

The Ryedale Roman Bronzes

Yorkshire Museum buys Ryedale Roman Bronzes from London dealer with help from wealthy donor

15 October 2021

A hoard of Roman bronzes discovered by metal detectors and sold at auction by Hansons in May has been sold to the Yorkshire Museum.

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Brought out from a deep freeze

27 September 2021

Following two years of enforced online activity only, art fair makes its long-awaited return

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Climate change collection sounds the alarm

27 September 2021

With the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP26) on the horizon, rare books specialist Peter Harrington is using Frieze Masters to launch an ambitious new collection of books and original manuscripts charting the history of climate change and environmentalism.

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Frieze Week goes virtual as 200 exhibitors prepare to participate at online event

21 September 2020

Usually the centrepiece of the London art market in October, Frieze has had to rethink the format of its two mammoth fairs.

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Frieze London and Frieze Masters fairs cancelled this autumn

14 July 2020

Frieze London and Frieze Masters fairs have been cancelled this year due to the ongoing issues relating to coronavirus.

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Fairs fend off the fear factor

21 October 2019

Despite the uncertainty, Frieze Week dealers enjoyed an enthusiastic response from buyers.

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Towering sale during the recent London fairs

07 October 2019

An oil on panel of The Tower of Babel, 1604, by Abel Grimmer (1570-1618/19), offered at £1.35m by Johnny Van Haeften was one of the stand-out sales during last week’s host of London art and antique trade events.

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Dürer’s art lessons for Frieze Masters fair

23 September 2019

Rare book dealer brings early 16th century Sammelband to eighth edition of Frieze Masters.

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Hot early sales at Frieze Masters

08 October 2018

Dealers at Frieze Masters reported a strong start to the London event with a number of six- and seven-figure sales recorded in the fair’s first days.

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Old Master dealer numbers on the rise at Frieze Masters

24 September 2018

Frieze Masters, the annual spectacle of historic and modern art that accompanies Frieze London, returns to London next month with the number of Old Master dealers up on the last edition.

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Art exports from the UK boost trade figures

11 January 2018

Exports of paintings and sculpture from the UK helped the country to reduce its trade deficit at the end of last year.

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‘Looted’ vases row reflects antiquities trade pitfalls

30 October 2017

A dispute over two 4th century BC Grecian vases offered at Frieze Masters in London by a Swiss dealer is the latest case highlighting the complexity of the ownership of antiquities.

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