Frieze Los Angeles, the town’s main worldwide artwork honest, will relocate to the Santa Monica Airport, a small airport simply two miles inland from the Pacific ocean, for its 2023 version.
Frieze Los Angeles launched in 2019 and the primary two editions had been held on the Paramount Photos Studios lot in Hollywood. The 2021 version was canceled as a result of pandemic, and in 2022 the honest was moved additional west to loads beside the Beverly Hilton Resort in Beverly Hills, which allowed it to take up a bigger footprint. The brand new location—which is able to occupy an open area within the southeast nook of the 227-acre airport and can function an enormous tent designed by Kulapat Yantrasast’s structure agency WHY alongside the agency’s panorama director Mark Thomann—will even permit for extra space than the Paramount lot. The honest plans to considerably enhance in dimension subsequent 12 months, internet hosting greater than 100 exhibitors throughout its run, 16-19 February 2023.
“It’s a big, expansive area,” Christine Messineo, director of Frieze Los Angeles and Frieze New York, instructed the Los Angeles Times. “It permits us to have the bold public programming that’s been a type of marker for all of the Frieze gala’s—bold and grand scale.”
The honest’s expanded sq. footage will even permit for extra meals choices, which had been notably missing from the 2022 edition. “This new area offers us the chance to have a powerful providing of meals and beverage on website—you’ll stroll by means of it as you enter the tent,” Messineo instructed the Los Angeles Instances. “We’re nonetheless understanding the small print. But it surely’ll spotlight a few of what Los Angeles has to supply foodwise.
The small airport isn’t used for business air journey, and is already house to mixed-use areas reminiscent of places of work and artwork studios. In years previous Barker Hangar, an occasion area on the airport, has hosted up to date artwork expos together with the Different Artwork Honest and the Artwork Los Angeles Up to date. In 2028, the town plans to shut the airport completely and change it with a park.