Maxine Yalovitz-Blankenship is active/lives in Massachusetts. Maxine YalovitzBlankenship is known for symbolic expressionism-abstraction.
The following, submitted June 2005, is from the artist.
I am a painter in the Expressionist tradition. My subject matter relates to the human condition and is intended to be symbolic, ambiguous and metaphorical. I have worked in my Brookline, MA studio for twenty-three years, since moving from New York and Atlanta, GA.
I was born and grew up in the small Southern town of Rome, Georgia. Beating rhythms and shadow puppets on window shades at night from Holy Rollers who lived across the street was the ART I knew and the link to the art I do today. William Faulkner said the only thing worth writing about is the heart in conflict with itself. My father's pawnshop, my mother's garden, the black women who raised me and the prejudices ... Displaying 750 of 4478 characters.