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the collector.


It’s art fair season here in London, and the big daddy of them all, Frieze Art Fair, concluded at the weekend.

The white box format with which galleries usually display their wares was changed perhaps for ever more by the innovative booth of Helly Nahmad gallery. The booth, called ‘The Collector’ was a perfect replica of the Paris apartment of a fictional art collector called Corrado N, dating from 1968. Replete with old issues of Paris Match, overflowing ashtrays, and the artwork of Picasso, Miro and (my personal favourite) Lucio Fontana, the studio portrayed the life of a ‘passionate, intellectual reclusive’, who lived and breathed art.

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happy weekend.


It’s Frieze art fair time here in London: provocative, dynamic… this show has the most amazing buzz and vitality, the atmosphere thick with expectation and possibility. I’m a huge fan.

 And if you can’t make it, Artsy – a great on-line resource for discovering contemporary art – has curated a selection of works by artists represented at the fairs from prominent galleries, here

Images and more Frieze, here