Frieze Week: Tuesday

The week kicks off with major exhibitions opening across town ahead of Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2017

As Michael Xufu Huang says in his interview, the week of Frieze London and Frieze Masters is ‘prime time for the art scene’

Kick off the week with one of the outstanding exhibitions around town, from Basquiat at the Barbican to ‘One Two Three Swing’, the Hyundai Commission by Superflex at Tate Modern. And don’t forget Superflex speak at the fairs as part of Frieze Talks on Saturday ...

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Salvador Dalí, The First Days of Spring, 1929. Oil and collage (paper, photograph, postcard, linoleum, transfer decal) on wood panel, 50. x 65 cm. Collection of the Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida © Salvador Dali, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, DACS

Salvador Dalí, The First Days of Spring, 1929. Oil and collage (paper, photograph, postcard, linoleum, transfer decal) on wood panel, 50. x 65 cm. Collection of the Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida © Salvador Dali, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, DACS 2017

For more exhibitions at London's leading museums and galleries, head to On View, which also includes the frieze editors' picks of recommended shows. At the Royal Academy there’s 'Dali/Duchamp', which frieze Editorial Director Jennifer Higgie expects to be one of the ‘most surprising and entertaining shows of the season’. 

From the RA it's a stroll to Christopher Kane's boutique on Mount Street: you can read about the role art plays in his work and life - and what he's looking forward to seeing at the fairs – in his Frieze interview.

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Christopher Kane flagship boutique, Mount Street. Image courtesy: Christopher Kane/Mount Street

Christopher Kane flagship boutique, Mount Street. Image courtesy: Christopher Kane/Mount Street

Then get a table at Jean-Georges at the nearby Connaught: the latest opening by chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten (ABC Kitchen, The Mark).

Or prepare for the fairs by reading selected choices of outstanding presenations from leading curators, including Julieta Gonzalez, Sarah McCrory and Sam Bardouil & Till Felrath.

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Dining room at Jean Georges, the new restaurant at The Connaught. Image courtesy: Maybourne Group

Dining room at Jean Georges, the new restaurant at The Connaught. Image courtesy: Maybourne Group

Check back for a day-by-day guide to London's most significant art week.

Tickets for Frieze London and Frieze Masters are available here.

Main image: Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX, ‘One Two Three Swing!’ Tate Modern, 3 October 2017 – 2 April 2018. Courtesy: Tate

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