Pt. 2: Invasive Species

Trey Abdella, Zoé Blue M., Tammi Campbell,
Alejandro Cardenas, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Amie Dicke,
FriendsWithYou, Brice Guilbert, Jason Bailer Losh,
Jordan Nassar, Ann Cathrin November Høibo, Alexis Ralaivao,
Emily Ludwig Shaffer, Max Hooper Schneider, Frances Stark,
Amanda Wall, Jordan Wolfson

March 23 - May 22, 2021

6150 Wilshire Blvd

Co-organized by Anat Ebgi, Paul Schimmel, and Stefano Di Paola.

Opening Tuesday, March 23, Anat Ebgi is pleased to present Invasive Species, the finale of a multi-part inaugural exhibition at our new location, 6150 Wilshire Blvd. With new works from 17 artists in a wide-range of media, the exhibition explores multiple perspectives on the human experience—honing equally on the capacity for innovation and creation as well as base instincts of brutality and violence.

The works on view coalesce around a refreshing engagement with 20th century art history including expressionism, conceptual art, surrealism, readymades, mannerism, and craft practices. Themes of abjection, humor, the grotesque, sexuality and our relationship to nature are explored through imagery of apocalyptic landscapes, fissured assholes, erupting volcanoes, blooming gardens, and erotic scenes of tangled limbs.

Paul Schimmel is an independent curator and art historian of contemporary art, formerly the Chief Curator for nine years at the Newport Harbor Art Museum (now the Orange County Museum of Art), Chief Curator for 22 years at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, and Founding Partner of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. Paul has organized and written the catalogue for the exhibition, Sigmar Polke Photoworks: When Pictures Vanish, and contributed to the catalogue of Bruce Nauman’s comprehensive MoMA retrospective in 1995. Most recently, he wrote for the Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton as well as Kazuo Shiraga exhibition at the Amagasaki City Culture Promotion Foundation.

Pt. 2: Invasive Species

Trey Abdella, Zoé Blue M., Tammi Campbell,
Alejandro Cardenas, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Amie Dicke,
FriendsWithYou, Brice Guilbert, Jason Bailer Losh,
Jordan Nassar, Ann Cathrin November Høibo, Alexis Ralaivao,
Emily Ludwig Shaffer, Max Hooper Schneider, Frances Stark,
Amanda Wall, Jordan Wolfson

March 23 - May 22, 2021

EXHIBITION TEXT

Tammi Campbell "I'M COMPLETELY EXHAUSTED", Framed with Bubblewrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Pastel on paper, wood frame, plexiglass and acrylic paint 29 x 35 ¹⁄₂ inches / 73.7 x 90.2 cm
Tammi Campbell "I'M COMPLETELY EXHAUSTED", Framed with Bubblewrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Pastel on paper, wood frame, plexiglass and acrylic paint 29 x 35 ¹⁄₂ inches / 73.7 x 90.2 cm
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Frances Stark Perhaps You'd Like to Leave, 2020
Vinyl paint on canvas 60 x 50 inches / 152.4 x 127 cm
Frances Stark Perhaps You'd Like to Leave, 2020
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Max Hooper Schneider LIVE EELS, 2021
Modeled habitat, mixed media, acrylic reservoir, vintage neon sign, custom wooden base 75 x 36 x 52 inches / 190.5 x 91.4 x 132.1 cm
Max Hooper Schneider LIVE EELS, 2021
Modeled habitat, mixed media, acrylic reservoir, vintage neon sign, custom wooden base 75 x 36 x 52 inches / 190.5 x 91.4 x 132.1 cm
Max Hooper Schneider LIVE EELS, 2021
Detail
Max Hooper Schneider LIVE EELS, 2021
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Jordan Wolfson Untitled, 2020
Archival inkjet print with enamel paint, marker, and adhesive media in powder-coated aluminum, artist's frame 39 ⁷⁄₈ x 41 ⁷⁄₈ x 3 inches / 101.3 x 106.4 x 7.6 cm
Jordan Wolfson Untitled, 2020
Detail
Jordan Wolfson Untitled, 2020
Archival inkjet print with enamel paint, marker, and adhesive media in powder-coated aluminum, artist's frame 39 ⁷⁄₈ x 41 ⁷⁄₈ x 3 inches / 101.3 x 106.4 x 7.6 cm
Jordan Wolfson Untitled, 2020
Detail
Jordan Wolfson Untitled, 2020
Archival inkjet print with enamel paint, marker, and adhesive media in powder-coated aluminum, artist's frame 39 ⁷⁄₈ x 41 ⁷⁄₈ x 3 inches / 101.3 x 106.4 x 7.6 cm
Jordan Wolfson Untitled, 2020
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Alejandro Cardenas Eastern Window, 2021
Acrylic on canvas 65 x 48 inches / 165.1 x 121.9 cm
Alejandro Cardenas Eastern Window, 2021
Detail
Alejandro Cardenas Western Window, 2021
Acrylic on canvas 65 x 48 inches / 165.1 x 121.9 cm
Alejandro Cardenas Western Window, 2021
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Trey Abdella Abracadabra, 2021
Acrylic, glass, resin, wig, fabric, flocking, thumbtacks, cross, and buttons on Linen 78 x 86 x 4 inches / 198.1 x 218.4 x 10.2 cm
Trey Abdella Abracadabra, 2021
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Emily Ludwig Shaffer Shaded Parts I, 2021
Acrylic on Arches, framed 35 ¹⁄₂ x 28 inches / 90.2 x 71.1 cm
Emily Ludwig Shaffer Shaded Parts I, 2021
Detail
Emily Ludwig Shaffer Shaded Parts II, 2021
Acrylic on Arches, framed 35 ¹⁄₂ x 28 x 1 ¹⁄₂ inches / 90.2 x 71.1 x 3.8 cm
Emily Ludwig Shaffer Shaded Parts II, 2021
Detail
FriendsWithYou Dream Bobby Dream, 2020
Plasticine clay in plexiglass frame 96 x 72 x 2 inches / 243.8 x 182.9 x 5.1 cm
FriendsWithYou Dream Bobby Dream, 2020
Plasticine clay in plexiglass frame 96 x 72 x 2 inches / 243.8 x 182.9 x 5.1 cm
FriendsWithYou Dream Bobby Dream, 2020
Detail
FriendsWithYou Dream Bobby Dream, 2020
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Brice Guilbert Fournez, 2020
Oil stick on paper, framed 9 x 11 inches / 22.9 x 27.9 cm
Brice Guilbert Fournez, 2020
Oil stick on paper, framed 9 x 11 inches / 22.9 x 27.9 cm
Brice Guilbert Fournez, 2020
Oil stick on paper, framed 9 x 11 inches / 22.9 x 27.9 cm
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Alexis Ralaivao Ramen, 2021
Oil on canvas 40 x 30 inches / 101.6 x 76.2 cm
Alexis Ralaivao Ramen, 2021
Detail
Alexis Ralaivao Ramen, 2021
Oil on canvas 40 x 30 inches / 101.6 x 76.2 cm
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Jonathan Lyndon Chase Tasted his sweet spilling sweat, 2021
Acrylic, paint marker, glitter, plastic basketball net, chalk pastel and costume chains on Muslin 84 ¹⁄₂ x 74 x 11 inches / 214.6 x 188 x 27.9 cm
Jonathan Lyndon Chase Tasted his sweet spilling sweat, 2021
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Amanda Wall Cherubs, 2021
Oil, oil stick, and spray paint on canvas 84 x 72 inches / 213.4 x 182.9 cm
Amanda Wall Cherubs, 2021
Detail
Amie Dicke Broom, 2020
Sandpaper abrasion on archival print mounted on aluminum, framed 45 ¼ x 34 inches / 114.9 x 86.4 cm
Unique
Amie Dicke Broom, 2020
Detail
Amie Dicke Polkadot, 2020
Sandpaper abrasion on archival digital print, framed 45 ¼ x 34 inches / 114.9 x 86.4 cm
Unique
Amie Dicke Polkadot, 2020
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Tammi Campbell 'ARTISTS WHO MAKE “PIECES”', Framed with Bubblewrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Pastel on paper, wood frame, plexiglass and acrylic paint 29 x 35 ¹⁄₂ inches / 73.7 x 90.2 cm
Tammi Campbell 'ARTISTS WHO MAKE “PIECES”', Framed with Bubblewrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Pastel on paper, wood frame, plexiglass and acrylic paint 29 x 35 ¹⁄₂ inches / 73.7 x 90.2 cm
Tammi Campbell "TURN AROUND", Framed with Bubblewrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Pastel on paper, wood frame, plexiglass and acrylic paint 29 x 35 ¹⁄₂ inches / 73.7 x 90.2 cm
Tammi Campbell "TURN AROUND", Framed with Bubblewrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Detail
Tammi Campbell "LET'S BOTH GIVE IT TRY", Framed with Bubblewrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Pastel on paper, wood frame, plexiglass and acrylic paint 29 x 35 ¹⁄₂ inches / 73.7 x 90.2 cm
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Jason Bailer Losh The Glass House Retrograde, 2020
Oil on canvas 49 ¹⁄₄ x 43 ¹⁄₄ inches / 125.1 x 109.9 x 3.5 cm
Jason Bailer Losh The Glass House Retrograde, 2020
Detail
Jason Bailer Losh This way to the exit, 2018
Teak, pine, brass, walnut, steel, and fir 40 x 23 x 23 inches / 101.6 x 58.4 x 58.4 cm
Zoé Blue M. The Gatekeepers, 2021
Acrylic and ink on canvas 70 x 70 inches / 177.8 x 177.8 cm
Zoé Blue M. The Gatekeepers, 2021 Acrylic and ink on canvas 70" x 70" [HxW] (177.8 x 177.8 cm) Inventory #ZBM1024
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Frances Stark Mike Kelley's (frontispiece), 2020
Acrylic on canvas 40 x 72 inches / 101.6 x 182.9 cm
Frances Stark Mike Kelley's (frontispiece), 2020
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Jordan Nassar I climbed the cloud, 2021
Hand embroidered cotton on cotton, artist frame 38 ¹⁄₂ x 57 inches / 97.8 x 144.8 cm
Jordan Nassar I climbed the cloud, 2021
Detail
Jordan Nassar I climbed the sun, 2021
Hand embroidered cotton on cotton, artist frame 40 x 58 inches / 101.6 x 147.3 cm
Jordan Nassar I climbed the sun, 2021
Detail
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view
Amanda Wall Yours Truly, 2021
Oil on linen 30 x 24 inches / 76.2 x 61 cm
Amanda Wall Yours Truly, 2021
Detail
Ann Cathrin November Høibo Unless otherwise (1), 2021
Rayon and ceramic hook 132 x 16 x 3.5 cm /52 x 6 ¼ x 1 ³⁄₈ inches
Ann Cathrin November Høibo Unless otherwise (5), 2021
Rayon and ceramic hook 125 x 16 x 4 cm / 49 ¼ x 6 ¼ x 1 ½ inches
Ann Cathrin November Høibo Unless otherwise (2), 2021
Rayon and ceramic hook 128 x 15 x 3.5 cm / 50 ½ x 6 x 1 ³⁄₈ inches
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, 2021, Anat Ebgi | Wilshire, Installation view

EXHIBITION TEXT

Co-organized by Anat Ebgi, Paul Schimmel, and Stefano Di Paola.

Opening Tuesday, March 23, Anat Ebgi is pleased to present Invasive Species, the finale of a multi-part inaugural exhibition at our new location, 6150 Wilshire Blvd. With new works from 17 artists in a wide-range of media, the exhibition explores multiple perspectives on the human experience—honing equally on the capacity for innovation and creation as well as base instincts of brutality and violence.

The works on view coalesce around a refreshing engagement with 20th century art history including expressionism, conceptual art, surrealism, readymades, mannerism, and craft practices. Themes of abjection, humor, the grotesque, sexuality and our relationship to nature are explored through imagery of apocalyptic landscapes, fissured assholes, erupting volcanoes, blooming gardens, and erotic scenes of tangled limbs.

Paul Schimmel is an independent curator and art historian of contemporary art, formerly the Chief Curator for nine years at the Newport Harbor Art Museum (now the Orange County Museum of Art), Chief Curator for 22 years at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, and Founding Partner of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. Paul has organized and written the catalogue for the exhibition, Sigmar Polke Photoworks: When Pictures Vanish, and contributed to the catalogue of Bruce Nauman’s comprehensive MoMA retrospective in 1995. Most recently, he wrote for the Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton as well as Kazuo Shiraga exhibition at the Amagasaki City Culture Promotion Foundation.

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