The Most Eye-Catching Instagrams From Frieze New York 2017

Fake Leonardo di Caprios, art-loving dogs, and, yes, art.

A visitor takes a photograph at Frieze New York. Photograph by Mark Blower. Courtesy of Mark Blower/Frieze
A visitor takes a photograph at Frieze New York. Photograph by Mark Blower. Courtesy of Mark Blower/Frieze

Art fairs are pretty much good for three things: buying art, meeting people, and Instagram. And as Frieze New York headed into the weekend, it was hard to escape the big spring fair on your phone, with images of eye-grabbing works filling feeds. Here are a few that caught our eye.

Everyone—including Galerie Le Long’s Lucy Fernandez—was caught up in Karl Holmqvist’s works that spurred viewers to hug their favorite kind of person (hippies, hookers, you name it)…

Curator and museum director Klaus Biesenbach stepped back for a great shot of Andres Serrano’s photographs…

AMERICA #andresserrano #frieze @galerieobadia

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While Le Figaro reporter Béatrice De Rochebouet caught Andres Serrano having a moment with his dealer Nathalie Obadia:

#andresserrano #nathalieobadia #nathalieobadiagallery #america #frieze #newyork

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The art advisers at Newmann Wolfson took a shine to sculpture by Matthew Ronay:

@mysteriousfog #matthewronay #neumannwolfsonart #frieze @friezeartfair

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Diane Solway was struck by some artful combos at Salon 94’s booth…

…and at Anton Kern Gallery:

The leather goods experts at Giallopositano weren’t the only one swept away by Rob Pruitt’s paintings of a concerned panda at Gavin Brown’s eye-catching booth…

[🐼] #robpruitt #gavinbrownsenterprise #frieze #friezenyc #newyork #contemporaryart

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Olafur Eliasson’s Your Hope Diagram was a big hit at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery:

Frieze New York 👁 #frieze #SavetheNea

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Frieze office assistant Sophie Ruigrok caught one of the many wandering Leonardo DiCaprio imitators that were let loose upon Frieze by artist Dora Budor:

The artist Anaïs de Contades posed in front of Jeppe Hein’s neon work:

Emotionally confused at the art fair 💡🎨😌

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And speaking of neon, Alfredo Jaar’s piece, Be Afraid of the Enormity of the Possible, has gotten a love of Insta-love.

#FriezeArtFair #FriezeNewYork

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“Culture curator and former athlete” Catherine Jeong took note of the piece “1-900 Mirror Mirror” at The Breeder Gallery:

Noreen Ahmad, Young Collectors Council chair at the Guggenheim and Sutton PR director, captured Anri Sala’s drums in action:

Marching to the beat of your own drummers #AnriSala @mariangoodmangallery #FriezeNY @friezeartfair

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Photographer Gary Schneider was enamored with Sarah Braman’s sculpture at Canada Gallery:

Wonderful Sarah Braman booth @friezeartfair @friezeartfair #friezeartfair #friezeweek #groundsforsculpture

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And, yes, even puppies are having fun at Frieze (specifically, Bertie the Pom, the official “gallery dog” for The Hole):

These #RickOwens ottoman things are awesome #thebrownsound #chocolatepom #pomeranian #JasonJacques #friezeartfair

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