As the art world descended (via socially time slots) upon the Shed for Frieze New York, art lovers found themselves facing a new challenge: recognizing friends and colleagues wearing protective face masks.
Whether or not you’re venturing to Frieze this year, you’ve probably found yourself similarly tested when running into someone for the first time since the start of lockdown. It can make networking, the of the art industry (right after money), quite a challenge.
The mask offer a helpful excuse in the event that you’ve straight forgotten that old coworker whose name you can’t recall—who hasn’t been there?—but it certainly makes recognizing distant acquaintances all the more difficult.
With that in mind, we’ve got a challenge for you: can you recognize these art-world V.I.P.s from the tops of their faces alone?
Scroll down to see the answers, and good luck!