Lisa Yuskavage’s Déjà Vu: supernatural satire

By Skye Sherwin

The New Yorker has turned old-master techniques on their head here by applying them to the trashy and kitsch

The woman at the centre of Lisa Yuskavage’s Déjà Vu is one of the leading New York painter’s typical weird babes, mixing the girly cuteness of 1970s Sarah Kay illustrations with a voluptuous body to rival the Paleolithic-era figurine Venus of Willendorf.

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