Isca Greenfield-Sanders

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Isca Greenfield-Sanders
Born 1978
New York City
Nationality American
Education Brown University
Known for Painting
Style Figurative painter

Isca Greenfield-Sanders (born 1978) is an American figurative painter based in New York City.

Early life[edit]

Greenfield-Sanders was born in New York City to lawyer, Karin and photographer, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.[1][2] She grew up surrounded by artists, her paternal grandmother is concert pianist and teacher Ruth W. Greenfield, her maternal grandmother is Leider singer, Isca Sanders, her maternal grandfather is painter Joop Sanders, her sister is filmmaker, Liliana Greenfield-Sanders and her uncle is steel sculptor, John Sanders.[3]

In 2000 she received a B.A. in math and a B.A. in visual arts from Brown University.[4] She was a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome in 2001.[4] In 2003 Isca Greenfield-Sanders married artist Sebastian Blanck, with family friend Lou Reed officiating the wedding.[1]


Greenfield-Sanders has had solo exhibitions at Baldwin Gallery in Aspen Colorado, Goff and Rosenthal in New York City,[5] John Berggruen Gallery in San Francisco, Galerie Kluser in Munich, Bjorn Wetterling Gallery in Stockholm and Museum of Contemporary Art Denver.[6] Currently, she works with Haunch of Venison Gallery in New York, Baldwin Gallery in Aspen, Berggruen Gallery in San Francisco and Kluser Gallery in Munich.

Her work is in public collections including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Museum Morsbroich in Leverkusen and the Progressive Collection in Ohio.

Greenfield-Sanders’ work has been reviewed in many magazines and newspapers including by Meredith Mendelsohn in ArtNews, Charlie Finch on Artnet,[5][6] Emma Pearse in New York Magazine, Vicky Lowry in Elle Décor, Donald Kuspit in Artforum and A. M. Homes in Vanity Fair. Other articles on her work can be found in The New Yorker, The New York Sun, Nylon Magazine, The New York Times, Departures Magazine, WWD and L’Uomo Vogue.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b "WEDDINGS/CELEBRATIONS; Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Sebastian Blanck". The New York Times. 2003-08-24. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  2. ^ "Art Show: Isca Greenfield-Sanders". Elle Decor Magazine. 2010-10-28. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  3. ^ "Movers & Shakers: Isca Greenfield-Sanders". Veronica Beard. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  4. ^ a b "Isca Greenfield-Sanders". Wetterling Gallery. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  5. ^ a b Charlie Finch, "Comfort and Joy", Artnet Magazine, 2008. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  6. ^ a b Charlie Finch, "Where's the Ball", Artnet Magazine, 2010. Retrieved 2013-05-28.

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