These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Figurative Painting Forward

By Casey Lesser on June 10, 2016

Her recent paintings strike a surreal balance between contemporary men’s fashion pictorials and 18th-century European painting (namely Fragonard); dreamy scenes are populated by dolled-up dandies and androgynous white arms and legs poking out from cascading gowns, couched in lush flora or fabrics...

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Jesse Mockrin is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

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Left: Jesse Mockrin, The Stroll, 2016; Right: Jesse Mockrin, Moonage Daydream, 2015.
Images courtesy of Artist Jesse Mockrin and the Night Gallery.

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