Nicole Eisenman is active/lives in New York / France. Nicole Eisenman is known for portrait, narrative, social commentary.
A painter whose images are executed in realist style and then arranged
in ways that whose effects could rightly be described as surrealistic,
allegorical, satirical, and humorous, Nicole Eisenman is known for her
huge, vividly colored canvases as well as collages, drawings,
found-object assemblages, and murals.
One of her paintings, Progress: Real and Imagined, completed in
2006, measures 8 by 30 feet, and with a WPA-like title has so many
vignettes of people and their lives that the effect is dizzying,
'Hogarthian' or as one critic wrote, "dyke punk". The latter
description reflects a theme in her own life, which is lesbian
motherhood, but not all of her motives carry personal messages nor it
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