Editions at Frieze 2012
A - FULL WIDTHFrieze Art Fair 2012
A - FULL WIDTHCurator: Frieze Sculpture Park 2012
Clare Lilley Q&A
Did transforming a public park to sculpture park present any challenges?
'I was very keen to understand its landscaping and how it is used by visitors, so I spent a lot of time there, walking and watching people and figuring out how the trees would change over the seasons.'
'At the three main entry points there's something gorgeous to entice you in; then as your journey continues, more intimate and smaller works reveal themselves.'
'I wanted to make a selection that worked for Frieze and for people who are serious collectors, and also for the huge number of casual visitors and residents who use the Park on a daily basis; that's quite a responsibility and a challenge in itself.'
Are there any highlights to look out for in the exhibition?
'Most people entering the park will be greeted by a glorious, colourful flower sculpture by Yayoi Kusama; I think in this space she looks particularly fine'.
'I'm very happy that I have Hans Josephsohn, the Swiss artist who died very recently aged 92, rubbing shoulders with the young Bombay-based Hemali Bhuta.'
'Having sublime, classical works by David Nash and William Turnbull nodding across the park to an ephemeral fabric work by Maria Zahle and a positively irreverent sculpture by Sean Landers is just a delight.'
'The sculptures are so diverse, reflecting the wonderful multiplicity of contemporary sculpture.'