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Lisa Yuskavage

Female Artists Are a Force to Be Reckoned With

MutualArt | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Although the artists often intersect one or more of the categories, they were loosely assigned to each to help illustrate how sexual identity, politics, internal experience and pleasures and pressures of domestic life are explored through their work.

Happy Birthday, Lisa Yuskavage!

Posted 05.16.2013 | Arts

In honor of Lisa Yuskavage's 51st birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist. Lisa Yuskavage's signature...

Finally.... He's Coming Out

Kalup Linzy | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

In late 2011, I was commissioned by one of my collectors George Haddad, aka "Cousin George" to produce a video for one of his tracks on his upcoming album Coming Out. Not wanting to confuse this video with my own musical art videos, I decided to go out, buy a new wig, and try out some of my wardrobe that had not been worn.

Adults-Only Playgrounds

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.30.2012 | Arts

French painter Marlene Mocquet brings the fanciful spirit of the childhood imagination to an adult psychological meltdown. The result is an aesthetica...

Happy Birthday, Lisa Yuskavage!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Lisa Yuskavage, whose signature curvy-kitsch ladies have been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide. The Pennsylvania-...

Fantasy, Power And The American Dream

Posted 03.01.2012 | Arts

Laura Krifka works in painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, and photography to create fantasies that indulge our desires for power and a stable ...

PHOTOS: Lisa Yuskavage's Playground Of Earthly Delights

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Lisa Yuskavage's latest paintings feature masterfully rendered portrayals of feminine playgrounds both overblown and ambiguous, sugary sweet and vulga...

Where Do Important Artists Come From?

David Galenson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Simply put, important new artists are most likely to emerge in the same cities where important artists have emerged in the recent past. And even more narrowly, in recent decades important new artists have been most likely to emerge from the same academic institutions that have produced important artists in the past.

Women's Art of Renewal: Carrie Mae Weems, Vanessa Beecroft, Sharon Lockhart, Catherine Opie and Lisa Yuskavage

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-08-23-Screenshot20110823at7.07.12PM.jpg Art long outlives the institutions and ideologies it is made to service.

Anne Harris: "They Start With Me..."

John Seed | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home
John Seed

Artist Anne Harris has built her reputation as a painter of women who transfix their viewers with projections of uncomfortable and uncanny emotional s...

XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

G. Roger Denson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.

HuffPost Arts Week 2: It's Alive

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I ask you, is it not refreshing to go to the Huffington Post, skip along the tabs and and go from seeing celebrities, politicians, oil spills, stock photography, the Kardashians and Sarah Palin to Art?

Lisa Yuskavage: The Journey of an Art Star by Patricia Zohn

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-06-25-outsidepull.jpg Yuskavage says -- using the lexicon of sex to describe her process -- "I can't paint as a bottom. I have to paint as a top."

Culture Zohn: Elizabeth Peyton Lets People In

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-10-14-PULL.jpg Juxtaposed with the highly colored rock stars and fashionistas, the portraits are notable for the virtuosity and the way they make their subjects look utterly contemporary.