2023 featured exhibitors

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A premier art event, Frieze Seoul showcases a dynamic convergence of renowned exhibitors and galleries.

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Esteemed participants include Kukje Gallery, Hyundai Gallery, Gagosian Gallery, and White Cube, contributing to the art fair's vibrant tapestry. Kukje Gallery, celebrated for its avant-garde exhibitions and artists, brings an innovative touch, while Hyundai Gallery impresses with its fusion of contemporary and traditional artistry.

Gagosian Gallery and White Cube, global art stalwarts, exhibit a diverse range of artists, fostering cross-cultural dialogues. Notable gallery names like Esther Schipper, Lehmann Maupin, P21, Pace, Thaddaeus Ropac, Sprüth Magers, Various Small Fires, and Whistle add an important flair to the event too. These galleries offer a plethora of artistic styles, from cutting-edge installations to thought-provoking sculptures.

Frieze Seoul emerges as a nexus for artistic exploration, making it a significant focal point for art enthusiasts and art collectors alike. The galleries' participation not only amplifies the event's improtance but also enriches the global art discourse. For those seeking an immersive experience into the contemporary art world, Frieze Seoul stands as an unmissable occasion.

David Kordansky Gallery contemporary art gallery in Los Angeles, United States
David Kordansky Gallery Los Angeles, New York
Gagosian contemporary art gallery in 980 Madison Avenue, New York, United States
Gagosian Athens, Basel, Beverly Hills, Geneva, Gstaad +6
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2023 featured artworks

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Frieze Seoul showcases a diverse array of artworks that span multiple genres and themes, creating a rich range of artistic expression.

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Visitors can explore works ranging from the emotive pieces of Tracey Emin to the empowering female-centered mythology crafted by Woo Hannah. Priyageetha Dia's narratives of migration resonate deeply, while the innovative works of Korean pioneers of abstraction push artistic boundaries.

The event also features the captivating installations of Haegue Yang, providing a multisensory experience. Galleries like Kukje, Gagosian, and STPI contribute to the diversity with their carefully curated selections. From Emin's poignant reflections to Dia's poignant narratives and the avant-garde abstraction, Frieze Seoul is an exceptional display of contemporary creativity, inviting attendees to engage with thought-provoking artworks that transcend cultural and thematic borders.

Descending Painting Series by Noritaka Tatehana contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Noritaka Tatehana Descending Painting Series, 2023 Acrylic on panel
53 x 45.5 cm
KOSAKU KANECHIKA Request Price & Availability
Negative Entropy (Seishoji, Afternoon Bell, Blue Rust, Single) by Mika Tajima contemporary artwork sculpture, textile
Mika Tajima Negative Entropy (Seishoji, Afternoon Bell, Blue Rust, Single), 2023 Cotton, acrylic, nylon, polyester, wool acoustic baffling felt and white oak
Taro Nasu Request Price & Availability
Peace Walk; CONCLAVE by Nari Ward contemporary artwork sculpture
Nari Ward Peace Walk; CONCLAVE, 2022 Copper sheet, copper nails, and darkening patina
213.4 x 213.4 x 7.6 cm
Lehmann Maupin Request Price & Availability
California Succulents by Tabboo! contemporary artwork painting
Tabboo! California Succulents, 2023 Acrylic on canvas
127 x 152.73 cm
Karma Request Price & Availability
Phantom Garden by Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho contemporary artwork sculpture
Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho Phantom Garden, 2023 Aluminum, LED
152 x 135 x 21 cm
SCAI The Bathhouse Request Price & Availability
Purity Defiled, after Antonio Corradini (1668 - 1752), La Purità by Barry X Ball contemporary artwork sculpture
Barry X Ball Purity Defiled, after Antonio Corradini (1668 - 1752), La Purità, 2008–2023 Sculpture: White Carrara 'Michelangelo' Statuario marble. Pedestal: wood, acrylic lacquer, steel, nylon, and plastic
179.2 x 42.2 x 30.5 cm
Robilant+Voena Request Price & Availability
Pimba AGIDA SUSA III by Remy Jungerman contemporary artwork sculpture, textile
Remy Jungerman Pimba AGIDA SUSA III, 2023 Cotton textile, kaolin (pimba) on wood panel (plywood)
190 x 240 x 4.5 cm
Goodman Gallery Request Price & Availability
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About Frieze Seoul

In 2022, Frieze launched a new international art fair in Seoul via a unique partnership with the Galleries Association of Korea. The first edition of Frieze Seoul was a huge success, and Frieze Seoul 2023 became a hotly anticipated event.

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Nestled in the heart of Seoul, a city renowned for its historical charm and modern verve, Frieze Seoul brings together the world's leading contemporary art galleries, uniting an exquisite array of artworks that challenge norms, ignite discourse, and redefine creative boundaries. Spanning mediums from classic paintings to avant-garde digital installations and dynamic performance art, the fair serves as a dynamic platform for both established virtuosos and emerging talents, captivating a discerning audience.

Frieze Seoul takes place at COEX, in the Gangnam district in the heart of Seoul over the month of September. The South Korean gallery scene is galvanised by the event, and visitors to the city can also expect to enjoy contemporary art on show during events organised around Hannam Night, Cheongdam Night and Samcheong Night. The new fair has demonstrated a commitment to celebrating the city's thriving creative community.

Frieze Seoul will run alongside Kiaf SEOUL, South Korea's leading art fair, which has showcased the best Korean galleries for over 20 years. Together, the two events will bring galleries from across Asia and the rest of the world to Seoul, creating an unmissable week of activity for both local and international art audiences.

Frieze Seoul features over 100 of the world's leading art galleries with a primary focus on contemporary art supplemented by a Frieze Masters section dedicated to art from antiquity through to the 20th century. Emerging rising stars, as well as Modern masters will be on display. Utilising the Frieze global network, world-class programming and civic engagement will be at the centre of Frieze Week in Seoul.

Central to Frieze Seoul's essence is its dedication to cultural interplay and synergy. In addition to viewing the exceptional gallery booths on show, attendees at the art fair can partake in an expertly curated line-up of talks, panel discussions, and workshops led by trailblazing artists, curators, and intellectuals. This art event delves into the junctures of art, society, and technology, unravelling novel insights into art's evolving role in shaping our world.

As you venture into Frieze Seoul, whether an avid art collector, an inquisitive aficionado, or a seeker of inspiration, anticipate an unmatched odyssey into the forefront of contemporary ingenuity. Join us in exalting the potency of artistic innovation and its profound influence on our current perceptions and future visions. For those navigating the artistic zeitgeist, Frieze Seoul beckons, an unparalleled compass pointing toward uncharted creative horizons.

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