SANDRA YAGI EXPLORES THE HUMAN PSYCHE

by Ariadna Zierold

sandra yagi, painting, oil, skeleton, skull, psyche, human, anatomy, anatomic, classical, macabre, nature, biology, san francisco, upper playground

San Francisco based Sandra Yagi, whose art examines the human psyche,  is influenced by nature and science, all done with classical aesthetics.

sandra yagi, painting, oil, skeleton, skull, psyche, human, anatomy, anatomic, classical, macabre, nature, biology, san francisco, upper playground

Contemporary culture, human folly and an obsessive curiosity for the macabre provide the fuel for Yagi’s subject matter. Her work is inspired by the natural sciences as well as by the classical drawing techniques of the old masters, including anatomical studies by artists such as Andreas Vesalius and Bernhard Siegfried Albinus. Yagi’s recent paintings incorporate anatomical imagery to explore the human psychological condition, such as cutaway skulls portraying our basic human drives and the thin veneer of humanity overlaying our animal nature.

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