Frieze Firsts: New Works by Major Artists Coming to Frieze Los Angeles 2022

Artists including Anne Imhof, Kehinde Wiley, María Berrío, Latifa Echakhch, Issy Wood, Thomas Houseago and Michael Williams will debut ambitious new work

in Frieze Los Angeles , News | 09 FEB 22

Highlights include a major new installation by Anne Imhof alongside new paintings by Jenny Holzer, Jon Rafman, Sterling Ruby and Analia Saban (Sprüth Magers); a major new work by Kehinde Wiley (Roberts Projects), coinciding with his solo exhibition at the Huntington Library; and a new painting by the iconic, and recently deceased, artist Etel Adnan (Galerie Lelong & Co.).

Artists will debut new work in solo presentations, including Camille Henrot (Hauser & Wirth), Thomas Houseago (Xavier Hufkens)  Michael Williams (David Kordansky Gallery), María Berrío (Victoria Miro), Samuel Levi Jones (Vielmetter) and Denzil Forrester (Stephen Friedman Gallery).

María Berrío, City of Walls, Empire of Glass II (detail), 2022.  Collage with Japanese paper and watercolour paint on canvas  182.9 x 152.4 cm  72 x 60 in  © María Berrío, Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro
María Berrío, City of Walls, Empire of Glass II (detail), 2022.  Collage with Japanese paper and watercolour paint on canvas  182.9 x 152.4 cm  72 x 60 in  © María Berrío, Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro 

Galleries will also bring artists into conversation, with themed two-artist shows featuring:

New works from Issy Wood and Evelyn Taocheng Wang that explore their shared interest in the relationship between clothing and identity (Carlos/Ishikawa);

Installation View, Issy Wood: Trilemma, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, 7 October –20 November 2021Image© Issy Wood 2021, courtesy the artist; Carlos/Ishikawa, London; and JTT, New York
Installation View, 'Issy Wood: Trilemma', Carlos/Ishikawa, London, 7 October –20 November 2021Image © Issy Wood 2021, courtesy the artist; Carlos/Ishikawa, London; and JTT, New York

New sculptures by Elaine Cameron-Weir (Hannah Hoffman Gallery) shown together with a new series of enamel works by Nora Turato (LambdaLambdaLambda); and paintings from Latifa Echakhch’s 'Sun Set Down' series, paired with ceramic sculptures by Simone Fattal (kaufmann repetto)

Rodrigo Valenzuela, Afterwork#17, 2021, Archival inkjet print, 20 x 24inches. © Rodrigo Valenzuela. Courtesy of Luis De Jesus Los Angeles.
Rodrigo Valenzuela, Afterwork#17, 2021, Archival inkjet print, 20 x 24inches. © Rodrigo Valenzuela. Courtesy of Luis De Jesus Los Angeles.

Focus LA: New Projects by Emerging Talents

The Focus LA section, curated by Amanda Hunt (Director of Public Programs & Creative Practice, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art) brings together emerging artist projects being shown for the first time. 

Highlights from the section include new series of performative photographs by Rodrigo Valenzuela (Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Focus LA);

A two artist presentation of Patrick Martinez and Jay Lynn Gomez featuring several collaborative works combining Martinez’s abstract wall paintings and Lynn’s cardboard laborers (Charlie James Gallery); and a joint exhibition of works by Dirk Knibbe and Gabriel Madan (Gattopardo).

Gabriel Madan, Goodbye to Horses (Grailed), 2021, 60” x 72” acrylic, gouache on canvas
Gabriel Madan, Goodbye to Horses (Grailed), 202160” x 72” acrylic, gouache on canvas

 

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Pictures at top of page: detail, Anne Imhof, Untitled, 2022. Oil on printed canvas. 3 panels, each 270 × 160 cm / 106 1/4 × 63 inches. Overall 270 × 480 cm / 106 1/4 × 189 inches (framed). © Anne Imhof. Courtesy the artist, Galerie Buchholz and Sprüth Magers

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