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In a post-Grenfell London, this year’s Frieze Art Fair feels more incongruous than ever, but what of the art inside? Chris Sharratt reports.
It’s that time of year again when London’s Regent’s Park is taken over by two vast temporary marquees as the international art world descends on the capital for Frieze Art Fair and Frieze Masters. We take a look at Frieze and the other art, craft and design fairs taking place across the city this week.