The Socialclimber (from the series The Bad Habits), 1996—1998 - Lisa Yuskavage

About the Work

About The Socialclimber (from the series The Bad Habits)

The exaggerated female forms of Lisa Yuskavage's world engage with the art-historical canon while also commenting on contemporary mores. While the artist usually works in bright, jarring color, here she reflects on a curvaceous nude in small and subtle ...

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The exaggerated female forms of Lisa Yuskavage's world engage with the art-historical canon while also commenting on contemporary mores. While the artist usually works in bright, jarring color, here she reflects on a curvaceous nude in small and subtle etching; her upturned nose and uninhibited display of her body suggest she lives up to her title, The Socialclimber

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About the Artist

About Lisa Yuskavage

Lisa Yuskavage, the premier "bad girl painter" of the contemporary art world, is well known for her highly sexualized paintings of the female form. Dreamy ...Read More
Lisa Yuskavage, the premier "bad girl painter" of the contemporary art world, is well known for her highly sexualized paintings of the female form. Dreamy and pornographic, almost as if they were painted from 1970s Playboy spreads, Yuskavage's compositions feature anatomically impossible female bimbos with gigantic breasts, extended derrieres, and tousled hair. They daringly portray male sexual fantasies from the perspective of a female.

An increasingly popular subject of solo exhibitions at major institutions, Yuskavage is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Tiffany Foundation Grant and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship.Read Less

The Socialclimber (from the series The Bad Habits), 1996—1998

Lisa Yuskavage

Print

Description

Etching and aquatint.

Dimensions

The quoted dimensions are for the paper size. The actual image size is 6" x 5".

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Lisa Yuskavage
The Socialclimber (from the series The Bad Habits)

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