Diedrick Brackens, installation view of “Diedrick Brackens: together our shadows make a single belly,” at Various Small Fires, Seoul, 2022. Courtesy of the artist and Various Small Fires.
With loosening COVID-19 restrictions worldwide, the inaugural edition of Frieze Seoul will see a deluge of events, gallery openings, and late-night excursions that reflect the vibrancy of the capital’s arts and culture scene. Led by director Patrick Lee, the momentous event marks Frieze’s first venture into Asia’s art fair circuit, and boasts a robust roster of international galleries while paying close attention to artists and institutions across the Asian diaspora. Here, we share seven exhibitions that are not to be missed while in town for Frieze Seoul.
McArthur Binion, “DNA:Study/(Visual:Ear)”
September 1–October 22
McArthur Binon, detail of Untitled, 2022. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin.
Chicago-based artist McArthur Binion has infused jazz into his abstract