Frieze Masters

I spent yesterday at Frieze Masters with the vetting committee for Sculpture and Works of Art.   It was a pleasure looking closely at objects with a group of museum experts, starting with Sam Fogg’s medieval gallery, including a fine Spanish 11th. Century capital:-

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A marble relief of Augustus thought to be by Mino da Fiesole:-

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And a wonderful Nottingham alabaster:-

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Hauser and Wirth have got a stand reconstructing the tastes and artistic interests of Stephen Spender, including drawings of him by Henry Moore and Hockney, and very beautiful works by Frank Auerbach:-

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Georg Laue has a beautiful late medieval Crucifixion:-

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And a remarkable late seventeenth-century ivory relief:-

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Finally (at least, for today), a German seventeenth-century Crucifixion:-

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