Paul McCarthy, Balloon Dog, 2013. Vinyl-coated rubber, 60 x 47 x 20 ft.

Frieze New York 2013

New York

Randall’s Island Park

With Paul McCarthy’s 60-foot-tall Balloon Dog leading the way, sculpture made a strong showing at Frieze New York 2013. Nearly every gallery displayed three-dimensional work, often involving installation or non-traditional materials, making it clear that sculpture can be made from and be just about anything these days. Located in a large, architecturally designed tent on the grounds of Randall’s Island in the middle of the East River, this second Frieze art fair was even larger than the first, featuring 55 New York-based galleries in addition to galleries from 32 countries… see the entire review in the print version of January/February’s Sculpture magazine.