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Frieze Art Fair: where great refinement meets harrowing vulgarity

But there’s no point cringing about prices: art has always been about money

25 October 2014

9:00 AM

25 October 2014

9:00 AM

If you wanted to find a middle-aged man in a bright orange suit, matching tie and sneakers, Frieze is a good place to start looking. I found one. Or maybe he was a limited edition existing in several reproductions. Certainly, he was frequently spotted: conspiratorial of aspect, he was stooped and crouched over a mobile with body language saying ‘serious business’.

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