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A self-taught artist with a background in philosophy, Vivienne Strauss works in collage, and both oil and watercolor paints. Her paintings often migrating around the humor of being human - shared dejection, things left unsaid, false arrogance, disbelief, inspired irony. She is an observer and chronicler, in the actual world in which she exists and in the world of characters she creates, exposing, with precise wit, the subterranean elements lying in wait beneath the deceptively quotidian.

With ceaseless affection for all animals most everywhere, Strauss is an admirer of classic films and literature, namely Dorothy Parker and John Cheever, and engages in vintage spelunking with a particular affinity for old photographs, timeless typography, and sartorial styles.

Her work has been featured in several publications, including EdgyCute form Neo-Pop…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 23
  • Joined May 28, 2007

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oils, watercolors, paper, ink, gouache, glue, fabric, thread, andmiscellaneousmaterials, humor

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About

A self-taught artist with a background in philosophy, Vivienne Strauss works in collage, and both oil and watercolor paints. Her paintings often migrating around the humor of being human - shared dejection, things left unsaid, false arrogance, disbelief, inspired irony. She is an observer and chronicler, in the actual world in which she exists and in the world of characters she creates, exposing, with precise wit, the subterranean elements lying in wait beneath the deceptively quotidian.

With ceaseless affection for all animals most everywhere, Strauss is an admirer of classic films and literature, namely Dorothy Parker and John Cheever, and engages in vintage spelunking with a particular affinity for old photographs, timeless typography, and sartorial styles.

Her work has been featured in several publications, including EdgyCute form Neo-Pop to Low Brow and Back and Indie Craft, Spirituality & Health Magazine, and as several book covers for emue publications.

She has shown and sold her work all over the world and was featured in The Guardian/Observer in April of 2016.

A book of her birds collages was published in spring of 2016, Little Birds Big Adventures by Marcinson Press.

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