Browse jenny saville paintings, drawings, biographical information, and upcoming shows jenny saville paints female nudes in extreme states of grotesque exaggeration. Jenny saville creates unidealized large paintings that distort the female body, some highlighting the signs of plastic surgery or victims of trauma.
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Jenny saville is probably best known for her large scale oil paintings of fleshy, obese female figures saville’s work invokes a deep fascination in the palpability of flesh, extremities of anatomy, and the grotesque combined with a masterly and yet intuitive instinct for the handling of paint.
Jenny saville paints female nudes in extreme states of grotesque exaggeration—deformed, obese, brutalized, or mutilated—working against the male-dominated history of idealized portraits of women.
Jenny saville [richard calvocoressi, mark stevens, jenny saville, sally mann, lauren mahony] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the most comprehensive monograph on figurative painter jenny saville, whose large-scale nudes continue to challenge accepted ideals of beauty thirteen years after her first rizzoli monograph. Saville made her name with giant paintings of fleshy, flawed bodies she talks about being bankrolled by charles saatchi, how having children is changing her art – and the joy of late-night.
The hardcover of the jenny saville by gagosian gallery at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more. Jenny saville received her ba honors fine art from glasgow school of art, scotlandsaville's works are featured in several public collections, including the metropolitan museum of art, new york the broad, los angeles and saatchi collection, london.
Jenny saville at gagosian captivated by the endless aesthetic and formal possibilities of the materiality of the human body, jenny saville makes a highly sensuous and tactile impression of surface and mass in her monumental oil paintings subjects are imbued with a sculptural yet elusive dimensionality that verges on the abs. Jenny saville ra (born 7 may 1970) is a contemporary british painter associated with the young british artists she is known for her large-scale painted depictions of nude womensaville works and lives in oxford, england. Jenny saville is a contemporary british painter whose stylized nude portraits of voluminous female bodies have brought her international acclaimamong her best-known works, is the large-scale self-portrait branded (1992), in which the artist distorts her own torso and breasts through painting, making both body parts pendulous and imposingsaville’s luscious yet grotesque treatment of painted.