Frieze art fair leads with social justice theme

More than 60 New York

galleries are saluting social justice

Location: NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

It is part of the Frieze art fair

This year explores art's portrayal of race and citizenship

(SOUNDBITE) (English) KACF (KOREAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GALA], CO-CHAIR, MAYOUNG LEE, SAYING:

""Open your eyes and accept that art and artists are not just coming from one corner of the world, that it can come from anywhere. And I think offers like this really make it possible, we can just walk down a floor and see artists of all colors and nationalities."

It includes artists like Ming Smith

and Trenton Doyle Hancock

(SOUNDBITE) (English) FRIEZE, DIRECTOR OF AMERICAS AND CONTENT, REBECCA ANN SIEGEL, SAYING:

"This really felt like a moment to pay tribute to some work that is so resonant with today's issues."

The fair opened on Wednesday

and is already sold out

But works can be seen online

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