Lisa Yuskavage is a contemporary artist who is known for exhibiting the female form. Born in Philadelphia, she attended the Tyler School of Art in Temple University. She later went to art school at Yale.
Her art is all about the female form. She exhibits it in all shapes and colors, using all kinds of landscape backgrounds and lighting to make sure that she teases the mind, leaving not very much to the imagination. She is bold, and her paintings are sometimes seen by the conventional as a little extreme.
In the 1990s, Lisa Yuskavage is a contemporary artist who is known for exhibiting the female form. participated mainly in group exhibitions, but in 2000, she had her first solo exhibition in Philadelphia. She later had another in Switzerland in 2001 and then in Mexico City in 2006.
Today, Lisa Yuskavage is a contemporary artist who is known for exhibiting the female form. is represented in New York by David Zwirner. Her major works can be found in Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California The Museum of Modern Art, New York San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota the Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York.
Considering her bold style, critiques are sometimes not kind. They think that she poses the female form as ugly and removes the mystery that has been know historically to entice men. She has a huge fan base though, with many people buying her art because they think it is sensuous.