VIP visitors at the preview of the Frieze art fair in Seoul, South Korea. The event marks the Asian debut of Frieze, the UK-based art fair organiser. Photo: Reuters
VIP visitors at the preview of the Frieze art fair in Seoul, South Korea. The event marks the Asian debut of Frieze, the UK-based art fair organiser. Photo: Reuters
Art

Frieze Seoul art fair debuts to tap rapid growth in South Korean market

  • London art fair organiser makes its first foray into Asia with the event in underground COEX in the South Korean capital, whose art market is growing fast
  • More than 110 galleries are exhibiting, 30 per cent from Asia including some newly present in Seoul. ‘The level of artworks has been elevated,’ an adviser says

VIP visitors at the preview of the Frieze art fair in Seoul, South Korea. The event marks the Asian debut of Frieze, the UK-based art fair organiser. Photo: Reuters
VIP visitors at the preview of the Frieze art fair in Seoul, South Korea. The event marks the Asian debut of Frieze, the UK-based art fair organiser. Photo: Reuters
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