(1916 - 2006)
Jay Rivkin was active/lived in California. Jay Rivkin is known for abstract painting.
Biography Jay Rivkin
Jay Rivkin's assemblages echo the surrealist collage movement brought to New York from Europe in the1940's. Rivkin initially worked in pencil drawings, combining them with collage and acrylic and eventually focusing on collage and assemblage work. Through the juxtaposition of disparate elements, she brings pencil drawings together with newspaper clippings, boxes, dollar bills, flags and military badges, combining her aesthetic strengths and sure structuring of form.
Rivkin's commentary on American culture and values is often unflattering but intriguing in it's honesty. Her witty imagery allows for the insertion of serious political issues, the addressing of our worst fears- recycling, social issues and
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