Document Type

Article

Department

Art (Scripps)

Publication Date

9-2000

Disciplines

Art and Design | Arts and Humanities

Abstract

Jusidman's eclectic mix of imagery spans everything from geisha and clowns to nameless psychiatric patients in Mexico City. Part of his ongoing exploration of the interrelationship between "distance" and "presence," his work explores the in-between spaces that separate objects from their representations, For Jusidman, this discrepancy "constitutes the soul of painting." It could be said that he uses paint the way others use language. His command of the grammar of painting and the vocabulary of its technique allows him to work beyond a singular style. (As might be expected, many are seduced by Jusidman's Virtuosity, as an artist but also as a writer. He holds degrees from the Californfa Institute of the Arts [Bachelor of Fine Arts] and New York University [Master's degree].) Though critically informed, his work relies upon traditional representational techniques that challenge conventional expectations of modernist painting. Jusidman employs those techniques to expand his critique of painting.

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