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Devorah Jacoby

 (21st century)
Devorah Jacoby is active/lives in California.  Devorah Jacoby is known for abstract painting-social commentary.

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, contemplating flight.  

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.
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