Frieze: LA 2022 Highlights
Frieze Los Angeles was hosted in Beverly Hills in February 2022. The show largely focuses on contemporary art and celebrates the exceptionally dynamic culture of Los Angeles and its global contributions to the visual arts. Here are a few highlights from our time walking through the fair:
Marian Goodman Gallery
Tacita Dean, a British European artist, is a conceptual artist that uses film and photography as her primary medium. The focus of much of her work is on exposing the truth in the moment and the sensibilities of the individual. Learn more about Tacita Dean at Marian Goodman Gallery.
Cory Arcangel’s work focuses on the aging process of technology, from music and video games to performance and the internet. Arcangel is known for exploring the relationship between digital media and popular culture, creating a commentary on the ability of technology to rapidly form new communities and traditions while at the same time quickly becoming obsolete. Learn more about Cory Arcangel at Thaddaeus Ropac.
Anish Kapoor’s work focuses on scaled multimedia and a submergible, interactive experiences. Kapoor often uses reflective, organic forms to bend the perspective of the viewer such as in his famed stainless-steel discs. Learn more about Anish Kapoor at Regen Projects.
Kehinde Wiley is a world—renowned American artist best known for his striking and vibrant portrayals of African-American and African-Diasporic people. His re-interpretation of traditional portraiture of Old Master painting places his subjects in poses of historical, religious or mythological figures juxtaposed by their streetwear attire and the ornate, decorative backdrops. Learn more about Kehinde Wiley at Roberts Projects.
Scottish-born Callum Innes creates abstract works of art through a process of painting a canvas with a single color and then using turpentine to remove the paint before it dries. This interplay between the additive and subtractive processes create striking, sophisticated works. Learn more about Callum Innes at Sean Kelly.