Lisa Yuskavage

American, born 1962

1,283 followers

Lisa Yuskavage

American, born 1962

1,283 followers

Lisa Yuskavage is known for the thin-armed, big-breasted, wide-hipped women in her paintings who …

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Lisa Yuskavage is known for the thin-armed, big-breasted, wide-hipped women in her paintings who are both childlike and sexually brazen, painted in a palette of mostly pastel colors. Flourishing in lush, magical landscapes underneath dramatic skies, Yuskavage’s languid figures seem filled with desire for themselves. …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$1m, Christie's, 2007
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
Istanbul Biennial, and 2 more
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