ORGAN: Frieze is open but where’s the “wow” this year? And where was that elephant? Was the art any good on day one of Frieze London 2021? 

You’re bombarded with it all, paintings to the left, paintings to the right, lines and lines of politely hung gallery booths, dozens and dozens of clean cut galleries from London, Tokyo, New York, Berlin, South Africa, India, Mexico, Margate, Glasgow, hours of them, days of them, no way can you see it all, an endless…

ORGAN: The Factory Project is a triumphant way to get your teeth into Frieze week, an ambitiously big art show that really does lay down a challenge…

Frieze week then, we’ve been to the Cork Street launch, we’ve been swamped with the press releases, the 9am openings and the zoom press conferences, the swarms of information about the other fairs, we’ve asked questions and today the massive monster of a fair itself opens up in Regent’s Park, here’s we go them. or…

ORGAN THING: The artist line up for the next Art Car Boot Fair event has just been announced, “Good gosh here they all are, the jewels in the ACBF Queen and Country edition” happening in early November…

The full artist line up for the next Art Car Boot Fair event has just been announced, “Good gosh here they all are, the jewels in the ACBF Queen and Country edition happening online November 6th until 8th” said a spokesperson.  Tickets are on sale now, you need a ticket to get on the site…

ORGAN THING: Polyhymns have a rather refined new EP called Let Them Be Animals, more of that almost fragile glow from the Sheffield band…

Polyhymns  have a rather refined new EP called Let Them Be Animals, more of that almost fragile glow from the Sheffield band. We have featured them before, they are relatively new, uncluttered, fresh, simple, crafted, indeed they’re refreshing. They choose to describe themselves as an experimental folk group, I guess that’s a good as anything,…

ORGAN THING: The launch of No 9 Cork Street, Frieze kick off their new gallery space with the textile-based flavours of Christopher Myers, Elisabeth Wild and Vivian Suter…

The launch of No 9 Cork Street: Frieze’s “major new initiative” then… And on it all goes, the non-stop merry-go-round that did briefly stop but now appears to be in full flow again, the new normal the same as the old one so it would appear, the Frieze week is more like three, it probably…

ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Özgür Kar at Emalin, Annie Morris at Timothy Taylor Gallery, Derek Boshier at Gazelli Art House, Andrew McIntosh at James Freeman Gallery, Anthony Hurd at StolenSpace and…

Where were who or what? Drowning in a sea of press releases from artists and galleries jumping on the NFT bandwagon, that and press releases about who’s doing what during Frieze week, and not a word from anyone of them about climate change and the great big footprint left by all these galleries flying in…