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Swedish Artist Oskar Korsár Draws Picture of Awkward Woman in Underwear

Oskar Korsár’s Long Day’s Journey into Night (2007).Image courtesy of the artist and the Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.

Swedish artist Oskar Korsár’s Stateside debut consists of large-scale ink drawings of what Korsár calls "100-year-old adolescents." Sure, these ladies may seem to have old souls, but beholding their lanky limbs, gawky posture, oversize ears, freckles and/or pimples, and general look of bewilderment reminds us of something else — our own childhood. Sigh. Korsár’s show is up at Yossi Milo trough November 24. —Rachel Wolff