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Frieze LA Top Five: Hilary Pecis Stars in Iovine and Dr Dre’s Splashy Auction and much more

3 min read  ·  29 Feb 2024

Detail of Hilary Pecis, Record Collection (2024). Copyright the artist. Courtesy of Sotheby's

We are sifting through the news during Frieze LA, which opens to VIP Collectors today, February 29, so that you can keep up to speed with the artists in the So Cal spotlight.

Works by Hilary Pecis and Noah Davis were among the 82% of lots selling above their low estimate at the 'Iovine and Young Center for High School Education Benefit Auction'. For more see HENI News’ auction report.

Music mogul Jimmy Iovine and Dr Dre’s high-profile charity auction in aid of their educational initiative at USC helped launch LA art week in suitably glitzy style, writes The Hollywood Reporter. The sale, which took place in a roller rink, was a “rare fusion of music and art royalty”.

Meeson Jessica Pae is one of the dozens of Asian and Asian-American artists, curators and collectors in Los Angeles who have been gaining recognition, the New York Times reports. At Frieze LA several US galleries are highlighting them.

Paul Pfeiffer’s solo show at the Geffen Contemporary MoCA LA leads Ocula’s selection of eight shows to see in LA during its art week.

Julia Yerger, who has just joined Château Shatto in Los Angeles, is one of five up-and-coming artists creating a buzz ahead of Frieze LA’s fifth edition who make the Artnet News editors’ pick.