Frieze Seoul is a new international art fair by the team behind premium art fairs such as Frieze London, Frieze Masters, Frieze New York and Frieze Los Angeles. Patrick Lee is the Director of Frieze Seoul.
The first edition of the fair featured over 110 of the most influential art galleries from across Asia and beyond, with a primary focus on contemporary art, the fair was supplemented by a Frieze Masters section dedicated to art from antiquity through to the 20th century. Focus Asia, the section of the fair dedicated to galleries aged 12 years or younger featured 10 of the most groundbreaking emerging galleries from the continent.
Frieze Seoul offered both local and international audiences an opportunity to explore the best art from around the world, in addition to an unmissable week of events and activations which will be held in the city during Frieze Week.
Launched in partnership with the Galleries Association of Korea, Frieze Seoul celebrated the city’s thriving creative community. The fair took place at COEX, in the Gangnam district in the heart of Seoul, and ran alongside Kiaf SEOUL, South Korea’s leading art fair.
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