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Lisa Yuskavage

 (born 1962)
Lisa Yuskavage is active/lives in New York, Pennsylvania.  Lisa Yuskavage is known for partially-clad female figure painting.

Lisa Yuskavage

Lisa Yuskavage graduated from Temple University and earned an M.F.A. from Yale University.  It is said that she has responded to this success by being "mildly naughty" and "using her exceptional facility to produce knowingly dreadful paintings." Her figures are grotesque young sexpots with bloated stomachs, described as "just: disturbing, repulsive, enticing, beautiful. And sexy?" Some think so.

Initially viewers may draw their attention to two noticeable things, noses and breasts, both exaggerated. The "obscenely plump-ness and sometimes purple nipples that strike the unsuspecting viewer as strange," but also the deformity of both. "The breasts are disturbingly lopsided: as one sticks up, protruding at an odd angle from the bo  ...  Displaying 750 of 1637 characters.

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About  Lisa Yuskavage

Born:  1962 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for:  partially-clad female figure painting