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Artist of the moment……Yvonne Jacquette

Yvonne Jacquette is an American painter renown for her aerial landscapes depicting big cities such as New York City. Jacquette is an avid painter and printmaker born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the year 1934.

For her artistic education Jacquette attended the Rhode Island School of Design.

Jacquette was a teacher at Moore College of Art located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This college was the first women’s art school in the United States.

In this clip an interview from 1981:

A great montage of works by Jacquette. Jacquette’s mastery of design shows here, instantly the viewer gets the feeling of looking down:

Price range information: Prints are often found between $2,000 and $18,000. Originals are scarce, no pricing available.

Jacquette was also married to a fellow artist named Rudy Burckhardt. Burckhardt was renown for his photography of New York City. He loved to fly and shoot the landscape from an aerial view. Burckhardt was very successful as a commercial photographer and lived from 1914 to 1999.