Elisse Pogofsky-Harris is active/lives in California, Illinois. Elisse PogofskyHarris is known for figure, animal, still life.
Biography Elisse Pogofsky-Harris
The paintings of Elisse Pogofsky-Harris are steeped in personal symbolism and art historical allusions, creating an ephemeral world where multi-layered dreams and reality overlap.
The artist admires baroque painters, particularly Caravaggio, whose energetically manipulated drapery complements and emphasizes human gestures and feelings. Drapery, with an absence of the figure, becomes a dramatic icon for deeper consideration. In the artist's own words, "The alienating influence of the technological age has created in me the need to construct my own world of mystery and romance. I want these works to provide a mirror, where my stories allow viewers to reflect on their own stories."
Elisse Pogofsky-Harris was bo
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