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Liliane Tomasko Featured on ArtLyst


Lizanne Merrill talks to Liliane Tomasko on her first exhibition with Marc Straus Gallery in New York:

“I would argue that the hardest thing to do, for a seasoned, well-trained, and technically savvy artist, is to paint like a child. After an impressive education at London’s top art academies, how on earth do you find the faith to follow an innocent impulse? For artist Liliane Tomasko, it was motherhood that forced the new phase in her art practice. “Watching my young son draw with such direct expression of emotion had a profound impact on me. Having a child opened me up, and made me more carefree, experimental and ultimately more willing to push boundaries.” All the paintings in her exhibition at New York’s Marc Straus gallery were made in 2016 with raw, joyous, confident and deeply felt flair.”

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