Weekly posts by studio staff highlight selections from the archives

Excerpt from “Lisa Yuskavage in Conversation with Jarrett Earnest

Lisa Yuskavage and Jarrett Earnest discuss the willingness to be unpleasant in a piece of work, and how that unpleasantness can ask a viewer to be empathetic.


Cadavre Exquis with Ellen Birkenblit, Chuck Agro, and Lisa Yuskavage

In 1995 Manhattan File magazine invited a dozen artists to participate in the Surrealist parlour game Cadavre Exquis (or Exquisite Corpse) in which a piece of paper is folded and several people contribute a phrase or drawing without knowing the preceding contribution. Lisa drew the legs on this Exquisite Corpse, while Ellen Birkenblit drew the head, and Chuck Agro the torso.


State of Spectral

Color wheel underpainting of Spectral.