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Lorraine Shemesh

 (born 1949)
Lorraine Shemesh is active/lives in New York.  Lorraine Shemesh is known for super real figure-genre, abstraction.

Biography   Lorraine Shemesh

Having earned a reputation for contemporary realism, especially figurative works of subjects in and around swimming pools, Lorraine Shemish turned to gestural, abstract painting in the mid 1990s after seeing an exhibition of Jackson Pollock's work at New York's Museum of Modern Art. After this change in approach, her figural depictions are still recognizable, but they are abstracted and devoid of narrative meaning.

Shemish had her first solo show with the Stone Gallery in May 1983.
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