"This year’s Frieze seemed absent the thematic fog of political outrage that hung over last year’s fair, and that, coupled with the absence of 2018’s heat wave, made the endless corridors feel really inviting," says Kate Bellin of art advisory firm Kate Bellin Contemporary. "This space—both literal and metaphoric—allowed me to focus on how craft-driven much of the art felt. Everyone’s making ceramics, textiles…and so much of the work had a straight-from-the-studio feel." Here are some of the insiders' must-see works on display.
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