ORGAN: The Ten Best Things we saw during 2021’s Frieze Week, Deborah Roberts, The Pink Bear, The Factory Project, Kendall Koppe Gallery, Kate Bickmore’s must-see paintings at Annka Kultys Gallery and…

The end of Frieze week list thing, everyone loves a list right? Not that we’re claiming to have seen everything and been absolutely everywhere, we’re not arrogant enough to call this a “best of” or anything like that – we did go to a lot of things we didn;t choose to cover, we are as…

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: Frieze London is two weeks away, we just zoomed in and caught the press conference launch ahead of the return of the mutha of all giant art fairs and all that it stands for…

So here we are in a Frieze zoom afternoon meeting press conference thing some two weeks out from the return of the monster big mutha art fair that is Frieze London. Frieze are zoooooming into our paint-infested bunker studio here in sunny Wednesday afternoon Hackney. we’re just being told about the new Frieze space in…

ORGAN: Monday morning, way too many pianos, Crass people doing Lewis Carroll, Frieze London is on, a new Caravan album? Here and Now, 35 oranges from Whitechapel, Passengers and whatever the in-box offers today…

What a half-hearted morning, the morning after the summer before, “Hi, I just wanted to remind You that V/A “Brutality Garden. Vol.1” is out in two days! Have a nice week. Kind regards”, no name or anything like that, just part of some record label’s Monday morning marketing plan – thanks for the nice week…

Organ: Frieze week, it wasn’t me, it was you…

I don’t know, Frieze week, all on-line, I couldn’t get that excited about it, I tries a number of times from the my studio here in East London, it doesn’t work for me like on-line show put together by artists themselves, by the small galleries that are fighting for survival, I can’t connect with that…

ORGAN: FRIEZE WEEK Part 7 – The money shot. Meanwhile fifty or more artists gather for pizza and a Hackney Foodbank fundraiser at Atom Gallery…

“wow, that really is an us and them situation, the art world is so so so strange and so disparate, so far away from the people or the people making art..Those figures are shocking and also not shocking, but just argh, what the hell indeed, awful in a rather horrific look-at-the-state-of-the-world-we-are-in kind of way, and…