Julia Wachtel
American, born 1956
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
Cynthia Daignault: There is Nothing I could Say That I Haven't Thought Before,
The FLAG Art Foundation
Fast Forward: Paintings from the 1980s,
Whitney Museum of American Art
Champagne Life,
Saatchi Gallery

Julia Wachtel’s oil, acrylic, and silkscreen-on-canvas paintings, which are dominated by signs, banners, and logos drawn from popular culture, explore the impact of our image-saturated world on the human psyche. Part of the Pictures Generation artists who emerged in early-1980s New York, Wachtel mines posters of movie …

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