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ART FAIR REPORT

Island Invasion

PAUL McCARTHY’s 24-meter-high inflatable sculpture Balloon Dog (2013) overlooking the East River in the Sculpture Park at Frieze New York. Photo by Claire Sabel for ArtAsiaPacific.


In May, two art fairs big-footed across the globe, lured by the promise of fresh, foreign markets. The second edition of London’s Frieze Art Fair returned to New York’s Randall’s Island (May 10–13) and the inaugural Art Basel in Hong Kong opened at the city’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on Victoria Harbour (May 23–26). While Frieze leaped across the pond to its East…

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