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 Lisa Yuskavage  (1962 - )

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Lived/Active: New York/Pennsylvania      Known for: partially-clad female figure painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Lisa Yuskavage
1962 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
New York/Pennsylvania

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partially-clad female figure painting

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Lisa Yuskavage graduated from Temple University and earned an M.F.A. from Yale University.  It is said that she has responded to this success by being "mildly naughty" and "using her exceptional facility to produce knowingly dreadful paintings." Her figures are grotesque young sexpots with bloated stomachs, described as "just: disturbing, repulsive, enticing, beautiful. And sexy?" Some think so.

Initially viewers may draw their attention to two noticeable things, noses and breasts, (showing 500 of 1637 characters).

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