Stars and studio bosses eyed art at a VIP preview of Frieze Los Angeles — the Hollywood iteration of the preeminent artwork reasonable — on Thursday.
Kendall Jenner — whose assortment reportedly currently consists of operates by Tracey Emin and Lauren Greenfield — acquired a piece by blue-chip artist James Turrell at the shared Speed Gallery-Kayne Griffin Corcoran booth.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez checked out a “huge” George Condo piece, sources said, from Skarstedt Gallery. (Condo’s beforehand collaborated with Kanye West.) J.Lo and A-Rod ended up also viewed at Blum & Poe’s booth eyeing artwork by Sam Durant.
Ari Emanuel — whose Endeavor owns Frieze — scooped up a get the job done referred to as “Angie and Kiana” by Jordan Casteel from Casey Kaplan gallery, we hear.
The good, on Paramount’s backlot, kicked off with a VIP breakfast right before stars which include Leo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Natalie Portman, Amy Poehler, A$AP Rocky, The Weeknd, Travis Scott, James Corden, Usher, Maria Sharapova and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham perused the booths.
Other attendees were studio head Jim Gianopulos, megacollectors Don and Mera Rubell, Beth Rudin DeWoody and Edythe Broad, artist Alex Israel, curators Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klaus Biesenbach, and Endeavor’s co-head Patrick Whitesell. Charlize Theron and Chloë Grace Moretz were being at a MatchesFashion and Birkenstock pop-up event.
On the party scene, André Balazs co-hosted a swank kickoff bash at the Chateau Marmont with White Dice gallery showcasing a screening of artist Sarah Morris’ 2004 short, “Los Angeles.” Road artist André Saraiva made a graffiti mural outside, and a gospel choir and the Compton High School marching band played. More than at the West Hollywood Version, Graydon Carter’s Air Mail teamed with Lehmann Maupin gallery and MatchesFashion for a screening of artist Alex Prager’s online video “Play the Wind,” moreover a modern dinner.g