Jeppe Hein, Geometric Mirrors I, 2010. Aluminum, stainless steel, and high-polished steel, 78.75 x 39.25 x 39.25 in.

Frieze Art Fair Sculpture Park

New York

Randall’s Island Park

The arrival of London’s huge and trendy Frieze Art Fair was the New York City art world event of May 2012. A long, subtly slithering, gigantic white tent was erected on Randall’s Island for the occasion, to accommodate the gallerists’ individual booths. Along the western flank, sculpture was installed in an area designated (rather optimistically) as a “sculpture park,” where “new selected works by emerging artists, curated by Tom Eccles” could be viewed free of charge—though how Subodh Gupta, Jaume Plensa, Matthew Ritchie, Ernesto Neto, and the late Louise Bourgeois could be qualified as emerging artists, I do not know…see the entire review in the print version of November’s Sculpture magazine.