John Currin: New Paintings
John Currin: New Paintings

John Currin: New Paintings

  • Publish Date: 2006-12-05
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Norman Bryson;Alison M. Gingeras;Dave Eggers
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One of the leading figurative painters of his generation, Currin's influences range from Italian and Northern Renaissance paintings to popular illustrations from the mid-20th century. Whether portraits of older women, buxom girls, nudes with elongated bodies, or group scenes of domestic life, his works are characterized by baroque gestures, loose brushstrokes, unorthodox palettes, and detailed backgrounds that startle the viewer into a reconsideration of the tradition of painting. His old master techniques and individual style have earned him accolades from critics and collectors worldwide.

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