In an over stimulated world, Barskaya nds inspiration in her own domestic experience. All her subjects are on hand. Baraskya’s paintings are an autobiographical documentation of her daily life: a sel e taken right after a shower, of her pregnant tummy, or lounging on the sofa with her husband.
Polina Barskaya received a BA from Hunter College, NY and a MFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. Most recently Barskaya’s paintings were on view in the exhibition XENIA: Crossroads in Portrait Painting, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (2020). In 2018 artist Valerie Hegarty highlighted Barskaya’s work in Art Forum as the best she had seen that year.