Vanessa Prager

United States

Artist biography

Vanessa Prager is a creative artist, who originates from the United States, like other well-known artists such as Hilary Brace, Cooper & Gorfer, Meghann Riepenhoff, Jean Dessirier, and Gladys Nilsson.

About Vanessa Prager's work

Vanessa Prager's work is essentially representative of figurative art. Figurative art can merely be understood as art that involves strong references to the real world, or to the human figure. Often considered as the polar opposite of Abstraction, figurative art can nonetheless remain incredibly stimulating and ground-breaking, since it involves a significant number of possibilities to depict the chosen object or figure. The diversity of style in figurative art is enormous, and spans across Paul Cézanne’s bathers to Jean-Michel Basquiat’s neo-expressionist paintings.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Vanessa Prager is represented by two galleries, Richard Heller Gallery and The Hole in New York, the United States and the United States respectively. Vanessa Prager most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Kristin Hjellegjerde London | Wandsworth in the United Kingdom with the exhibition Vanessa Prager . The exhibition was open from 12 October 2018 until 11 November 2018.

12 of Vanessa Prager's works are currently for sale on Artland.

Vanessa Prager in private collections

Vanessa Prager's works can be found on Artland in the following collection: K. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Tora Aghabayova, Marie Kølbæk Iversen, and Won Sou-Yeol.

Historical Context of United States

The US, especially New York city, endures as a central point that has played a substantial role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The idea of New York as a new cosmopolitan and highly powerful art centre came to be in the post war era, and the city thrived in affirming its dominance over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful global art centre. The predominance of the political and economic institutions of the United States in the modern era has provided the country with a prevailing influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are influential art movements that flourished in the US. These very movements also echoed into a myriad of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast variants of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally acclaimed U.S artists of the contemporary period age include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Vanessa Prager

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