Devorah Jacoby is active/lives in California. Devorah Jacoby is known for abstract painting-social commentary.
Biography Devorah Jacoby
Devorah Jacoby's paintings are psychologically savvy. They expose
the multiple layers of human interaction and explore the duality
between the need to belong and the desire to be separate. They
grapple with real and complex impulses and dynamics found in all
relationships. The paintings are both fierce and beautiful, in one
presenting a woman stepping over dogs fornicating on the stairs, in
another a woman emerging from a roof, with a child on her back,
There's humor to Jacoby's work,
strange and dark, while the colors and brushstrokes suggest that her
characters are both enchanted and frightened by the world they inhabit.
by such artists as Marlene Dumas and t
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