Frieze goes from strength to strength, the latest fair being in Los Angeles which, with the hot weather, is quite a challenge for the organisers. The balmy autumn weather of London is much more balanced. It is, of course, not the staff in the art galleries that we care about; it is the sensitive artworks that might melt and the exceptionally rich potential buyers who need to kept cool in the hot weather of LA….
Optical illusions were the art trend of 2018, with the stunning exhibition at the South Bank Centre and Peter Gronquist’s exhibition of the same name ‘Shape Shifter’ at Unit London which has now moved from London to Los Angeles. Infinity mirrors, distorted perspectives, you name it, we are looking at a new world where space has shifted into a new dimension….
Unit London moves from strength to strength, with the parallel exhibition by Philip Colbert on show at the Saatchi Gallery.