Amy Cutler is active/lives in New York. Amy Cutler is known for sophisticated naive genre-narrative painting.
Biography Amy Cutler
A Brooklyn-based artist born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Amy Cutler
"paints small and intricate paintings that depict costumed women
participating in strange activities that seem, nevertheless, oddly
routine and 'normal' in the world in which they exist. Her
dreamlike images recall the detailed work of the Belgian surrealist
painter Rene Magritte, brothers Grimm Fairy Tales and the Stories of
Lewis Carroll. Her delicate gouache painting on paper are
charming icons of absurdity."(Dreisbach 24)
On the surface, a compilation of her
drawings and paintings, many of them on wood, appear to be
the contents of a child's coloring book, but have dark references that
suggest underlying themes of poverty, unhappin
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