“I am trying to work on images that would evoke scenes of everyday life in New York with a Surrealist twist, bringing some of my French background into the mix,” Julie Curtiss told Juxtapoz in the Spring 2019 issue, just ahead our hew new show, Wildlife, opening at Anton Kern on April 26, 2019. “For example, my love for Degas depiction of ordinary life in nineteenth-century Paris.” In that interview we talked about Curtiss’s ability to channel both classic and contemporary traits into one painting, with a rare plunge into Surrealism that doesn’t feel retro, but entirely fresh and new.

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