Standing in front of Francis Picabia’s idyllic “Portrait of a Couple,” 1942-43, Lisa Yuskavage is reminded of the novel “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” where the author, Milan Kundera, describes kitsch as the denial of death and decay.
Instagram reference to funny spot on the L word
Shot in studio in 2009. Painting was started as a single canvas and then doubled in
size by adding the panel on the right.