Dallas Art Fair

MARISA ADESMAN, TAMMI CAMPBELL, ALEC EGAN, ALANNAH FARRELL, JORDAN NASSAR, JOSHUA PETKER, NEIL RAITT, ROBERT RUSSELL, SIGRID SANDSTRÖM, SAMANTHA THOMAS, SARAH ANN WEBER, JANET WERNER

NOVEMBER 11 – 14, 2021

BOOTH F25

 

Anat Ebgi is pleased to announce a curated selection of works by twelve artists for Dallas Art Fair 2021. This presentation represents a cross-section of our varied and interconnected program that fosters emerging and mid career artists including Marisa Adesman, Tammi Campbell, Alec Egan, Alannah Farrell, Jordan Nassar, Joshua Petker, Neil Raitt, Robert Russell, Sigrid Sandström, Samantha Thomas, Sarah Ann Weber, and Janet Werner.

A percentage of sales will be donated to Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care and sex education in the United States and globally.

Marisa Adesman’s surreal still lifes often depict ordinary objects in bizarre contexts and striking states of mystical transformation. Her precise draftsmanship and delicate brushwork draws viewers into the fantasy and challenges our perceptions of reality. Made entirely from acrylic paint, Tammi Campbell’s works are perfectly packed stand-ins for their respective originals. The artist envelopes, secures, and mummifies historical paintings asking viewers to ponder what is valued, paying homage to the past, while simultaneously taking it hostage. Impastoed paintings by Alec Egan are premised on fictitious memory, willfully playing on conceptual tropes of nostalgia as well as formal concerns such as pattern, color, and light. Each of Alannah Farrell’s portraits are a protest, an exercise in safety, community building and nurturing intimacy against the alienation, anxieties, and violences of modern queer life.

Palestinian-American Jordan Nassar, whose work with traditional forms of embroidery and craft ruminates on issues of the diaspora, cultural authenticity, and political activism. Joshua Petker draws inspiration from historical works, which are intentionally kept anonymous. His paintings rely instead on their ability to evoke the familiar and uncanny, teasing and tantalizing. The surreal landscapes of Neil Raitt address the function of painting in an era of digital art, his compositions exist as a suspension of illusionary space and traditional senses of perspective. Robert Russell’s ‘Teacup’ series addresses ideas of memory, iconography, and mortality in a personal language that is attentive to beauty, the history of painting, and the role of photography.

Sigrid Sandström’s elusive abstract paintings of non-inhabited places call forth a range of associations from landscapes to cosmic forms—the raw canvas ground against a playful and expressive color palette. Samantha Thomas’s ‘flower series’ of carefully folded tondos explore the primary building blocks of modernist painting—line, color, space, light, shape, and texture. The monochrome forms appear supple, as they undulate off the wall. With her recent works, Sarah Ann Weber continues to choreograph vegetation through her imaginative stylizations, resulting in psychological and emotional landscapes ripe for exploration. The raw emotion captured in Janet Werner’s fictional portraits appeals to humor, fantasy, and seduction, while addressing issues of gender, representation, ideological conditioning, and vulnerability.

Tammi Campbell "HOLLYWOOD TANTRUM", Framed with Bubble Wrap 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
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Janet Werner Cowboy with white hat, 2007
Oil on canvas 48 x 36 inches / 121.9 x 91.4 cm
Janet Werner Tammi, 2021
Oil on canvas 28 x 22 inches / 71.1 x 55.9 cm
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Alannah Farrell Room #820 (Shasta), 2021
Oil and flashe on canvas 10 x 10 inches / 25.4 x 25.4 cm
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Alec Egan Dusk Waves, 2021
Oil on canvas 60 x 48 inches / 152.4 x 121.9 cm
Alec Egan Dusk Waves, 2021
Detail
Samantha Thomas Sunshine, 2021
Acrylic on canvas over panel Diameter 41 inches / 104.1 cm
Samantha Thomas Sunshine, 2021
Detail
Marisa Adesman Table, 2021
Oil on canvas 84 x 60 inches / 213.4 x 152.4 cm
Marisa Adesman Table, 2021
Detail
Marisa Adesman Table, 2021
Detail
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Tammi Campbell "HOLLYWOOD IS A VERB," Framed with Bubble Wrap and Packing Tape, 2021
Pastel on Paper, Wood Frame, Plexiglass and Acrylic Paint 29 ⁵⁄₈ x 35 ⁵⁄₈ inches / 75.3 x 90.5 cm
Neil Raitt Sunset Tide, 2021
Oil on canvas 100 x 70 cm / 39 ³⁄₈ x 27 ⁹⁄₁₆ inches
Neil Raitt Purple Tide, 2021
Oil on canvas 100 x 70 cm / 39 ³⁄₈ x 27 ⁹⁄₁₆ inches
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Joshua Petker Red Ribbon, 2021
Oil and acrylic on linen 20 x 16 inches / 50.8 x 40.6 cm
Joshua Petker Red Thread, 2021
Oil and acrylic on linen 20 x 16 inches / 50.8 x 40.6 cm
Joshua Petker Blue Floor, 2021
Oil and acrylic on linen 20 x 16 inches / 50.8 x 40.6 cm
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Sarah Ann Weber Prairie State (sea lavender, milkweed), 2021
Colored pencil on Arches, framed 38 x 50 inches / 96.5 x 127 cm
Sarah Ann Weber Prairie State (sea lavender, milkweed), 2021
Detail
Sarah Ann Weber Tall grass meadow, 2021
Oil and colored pencil on panel 52 x 40 inches / 132.1 x 101.6 cm
Jordan Nassar A sun in the room, 2021
Hand-embroidered cotton on cotton 27 x 29 inches / 68.6 x 73.7 cm
Jordan Nassar A sun in the room, 2021 Hand-embroidered cotton on cotton 27" x 29" [HxW] (68.58 x 73.66 cm) Inventory #JN1245
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Anat Ebgi at the Dallas Art Fair, 2021, Installation view
Sigrid Sandström Ascendant, 2021 Acrylic on canvas, framed 78" x 78" [HxW] (198.12 x 198.12 cm) Inventory #SS1067
Robert Russell Teacup #25, 2021 Oil on canvas 80" x 90" [HxW] (203.2 x 228.6 cm) Inventory #RR1125

EXHIBITION TEXT

MARISA ADESMAN, TAMMI CAMPBELL, ALEC EGAN, ALANNAH FARRELL, JORDAN NASSAR, JOSHUA PETKER, NEIL RAITT, ROBERT RUSSELL, SIGRID SANDSTRÖM, SAMANTHA THOMAS, SARAH ANN WEBER, JANET WERNER

NOVEMBER 11 – 14, 2021

BOOTH F25

 

Anat Ebgi is pleased to announce a curated selection of works by twelve artists for Dallas Art Fair 2021. This presentation represents a cross-section of our varied and interconnected program that fosters emerging and mid career artists including Marisa Adesman, Tammi Campbell, Alec Egan, Alannah Farrell, Jordan Nassar, Joshua Petker, Neil Raitt, Robert Russell, Sigrid Sandström, Samantha Thomas, Sarah Ann Weber, and Janet Werner.

A percentage of sales will be donated to Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care and sex education in the United States and globally.

Marisa Adesman’s surreal still lifes often depict ordinary objects in bizarre contexts and striking states of mystical transformation. Her precise draftsmanship and delicate brushwork draws viewers into the fantasy and challenges our perceptions of reality. Made entirely from acrylic paint, Tammi Campbell’s works are perfectly packed stand-ins for their respective originals. The artist envelopes, secures, and mummifies historical paintings asking viewers to ponder what is valued, paying homage to the past, while simultaneously taking it hostage. Impastoed paintings by Alec Egan are premised on fictitious memory, willfully playing on conceptual tropes of nostalgia as well as formal concerns such as pattern, color, and light. Each of Alannah Farrell’s portraits are a protest, an exercise in safety, community building and nurturing intimacy against the alienation, anxieties, and violences of modern queer life.

Palestinian-American Jordan Nassar, whose work with traditional forms of embroidery and craft ruminates on issues of the diaspora, cultural authenticity, and political activism. Joshua Petker draws inspiration from historical works, which are intentionally kept anonymous. His paintings rely instead on their ability to evoke the familiar and uncanny, teasing and tantalizing. The surreal landscapes of Neil Raitt address the function of painting in an era of digital art, his compositions exist as a suspension of illusionary space and traditional senses of perspective. Robert Russell’s ‘Teacup’ series addresses ideas of memory, iconography, and mortality in a personal language that is attentive to beauty, the history of painting, and the role of photography.

Sigrid Sandström’s elusive abstract paintings of non-inhabited places call forth a range of associations from landscapes to cosmic forms—the raw canvas ground against a playful and expressive color palette. Samantha Thomas’s ‘flower series’ of carefully folded tondos explore the primary building blocks of modernist painting—line, color, space, light, shape, and texture. The monochrome forms appear supple, as they undulate off the wall. With her recent works, Sarah Ann Weber continues to choreograph vegetation through her imaginative stylizations, resulting in psychological and emotional landscapes ripe for exploration. The raw emotion captured in Janet Werner’s fictional portraits appeals to humor, fantasy, and seduction, while addressing issues of gender, representation, ideological conditioning, and vulnerability.