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Janiva Ellis

American, born 1987

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Janiva Ellis

American, born 1987

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In works that charm and unsettle, Janiva Ellis repurposes the familiar pictorial language of

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In works that charm and unsettle, Janiva Ellis repurposes the familiar pictorial language of cartoons to present unflinching examinations of psychological suffering. The Los Angeles-based painter grew up in Hawaii, often feeling isolated as a young black woman, and her work creates a space for earnest narratives of …

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Group show at a major institution
New Museum
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Reviewed by a major art publication
ArtReview
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Included in a major biennial
New Museum Triennial
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