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Highlights from Dallas Art Fair Online

Kelly Reemtsen, A Piece of the Action, 2019. Courtesy Albertz Benda

 

By PAUL LASTER, April 2020 

While the 12th edition of the Dallas Art Fair has been postponed until October 1 – 4, a new online platform launched this week, when the fair was originally scheduled to take place. Featuring 84 regional, national and international galleries, the online site, which runs through April 23, offers the opportunity to purchase works—with several pieces listed as sold or reserved on opening day—and encourages viewers to make curated selections to share on social media.

Our curated picks range from recent paintings and drawings by Oli Epp at Carl Kostyál, Erik Parker at Library Street Collective and Aurel Schmidt at The Hole and striking sculptures by Tony Matelli at Marlborough, Jean-Michel Othoniel at Perrotin, and Joana Vasconcelos at Mimmo Scognamiglio/Placido to dynamic photo/collage/painting pieces by Reed Anderson at Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Paulina Olowska at Simon Lee Gallery and John Sparagana at Sicardi | Ayers | Bacino. 

Scroll through the images below to view of favorite works and check out the online platform for virtual tours of the fair with critics, curators and art advisors and Instagram TV/Live videos directly from artist’s homes and studios. WM

 

Erik Parker, To be Titled, 2020. Library Street Collective
 

Joana Vasconcelos, Malu, 2018. Courtesy Mimmo Scognamiglio/Placido
 

Paulina Olowska, What is it you plan to do with your one wild precious life? After Mary Oliver, 2020. Courtesy Simon Lee Gallery
 

Elisabetta Zangrandi, Untitled (EZ045), 2019. Courtesy James Barron Art
 

Robert Nava, Grass Ghost, 2020. Courtesy Night Gallery
 

Samuel Levi Jones, Motives, 2020. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co.
 

 Aurel Schmidt, Cookie, 2020. Courtesy The Hole
 

Tabboo!, Rhapsody in Turquoise, 2020. Courtesy Gordon Robichaux
 

Reed Anderson, SHE, 2020. Courtesy Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art
 

 John Sparagana, Themesong Derivations, 2015. Courtesy Sicardi | Ayers | Bacino
 

 Tony Matelli, Half Buddha and oranges, 2020. Courtesy Marlborough
 

Oli Epp, Spray, 2020. Courtesy Carl Kostyál
 

Stefan Rinck, The Invisible Man, 2015. Courtesy Galerie Frank Elbaz
 

Peter Schuyff, Untitled, 2015. Courtesy Half Gallery
 

Scott Reeder, Bread & Butter (Tropical Beach), 2020. Courtesy Canada

Jean-Michel Othoniel, Kiku - Hiwamoegiiro (Siskin sprout yellow), 2020, 2020. Courtesy Perrotin
 

 Haley Josephs, Mundys Corner, Nanty Glo, 2019. Courtesy Jack Barrett


 

 

 

Paul Laster

Paul Laster is a writer, editor, curator, artist and lecturer. He’s a contributing editor at ArtAsiaPacific and Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art and writer for Time Out New York, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Galerie Magazine, Sculpture, Art & Object, Cultured, Architectural Digest, Garage, Surface, Ocula, Observer, ArtPulse, Conceptual Fine Arts and Glasstire. He was the founding editor of Artkrush, started The Daily Beast’s art section, and was art editor of Russell Simmons’ OneWorld Magazine, as well as a curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, now MoMA PS1.

 

 

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