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Peek Into the Packed Studio of Painter Ana Benaroya, Whose Bold Paintings of Women Radiate With Queer Desire

Jersey City-based artist Ana Benaroya is known for her dazzling paintings of muscle-bound women made in eye-popping Fauvist tones—think blue skin, green hair, and every color variation in between. The women in the pictures bristle with confidence: they ride horses, stride through ocean waves, and speed down highways in convertibles, cigarettes dangling out of their mouths. And all this while totally nude, with writhing musculature on full display...

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