New metallics at Frieze London 2013

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Iityd by Bera Fischer, 2013. Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich. Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin

New metallics were a key colour trend at this year's edition of leading art fair Frieze London. Stainless steel is greased and smothered with paint to give a liquid lustre, while copper, silver and gold are brushed and tarnished to almost zero shine levels.

We The People (detail) by Danh Vo, 2011-2013. Galerie Chantal Crousel

Homebuildlife subscribers can read our full trend report from Frieze London 2013 here.

Four Panel Window with Power Orange by Anna Barriball, 2013. Frith Street Gallery

Millais by Jason Martin, 2013. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, Salzburg