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The Hole
New York

Vanessa Prager’s rich impasto surfaces revel in the tactile, physical potential of oil paint, innovatively rethinking one of art’s most storied and sacred genres: the portrait. Working under the auspices of neo-expressionism, Prager’s canvases all but dispense with the traditional goals of portraiture – capturing a …

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Hand-signed by artist
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Vanessa Prager (USA, b. 1984) is an artist born and raised in Los Angeles. A self-taught artist, she is known for her elaborate impasto technique that creates layered and sculptural surfaces. Her figurative works engage the oil paint itself as a participant in the image. Prager explores themes of identity, self-reflection, voyeurism and the human condition in the 21st century. Reflecting on a world remotely observed via screens, her three-dimensional work is a direct reaction to that two-dimensional plane.

Prager has received recent solo shows with The Hole, New York; Richard Heller, Los Angeles; and Kristin Hjellegjerde, Berlin and London; and groups shows in Los Angeles with Over The Influence; M+B; and Diane Rosenstein Gallery. The artist lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2021
Vanessa Prager: StaticDiane Rosenstein
2019
Mirror, MirrorKristin Hjellegjerde Gallery
Vanessa PragerKristin Hjellegjerde Gallery
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Falling Down, 2017

Oil on canvas
36 × 36 in
91.4 × 91.4 cm
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Location
New York
TH
The Hole
New York

Vanessa Prager’s rich impasto surfaces revel in the tactile, physical potential of oil paint, …

Medium
Condition
Excellent Condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Not included

Vanessa Prager (USA, b. 1984) is an artist born and raised in Los Angeles. A self-taught artist, she is known for her elaborate impasto technique that creates layered and sculptural surfaces. Her figurative works engage the oil paint itself as a participant in the image. Prager explores themes of identity, self-reflection, voyeurism and the human condition in the 21st century. Reflecting on a world remotely observed via screens, her three-dimensional work is a direct reaction to that two-dimensional plane.

Prager has received recent solo shows with The Hole, New York; Richard Heller, Los Angeles; and Kristin Hjellegjerde, Berlin and London; and groups shows in Los Angeles with Over The Influence; M+B; and Diane Rosenstein Gallery. The artist lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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