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Jenny Saville & Glen Luchford - Closed Contact Having observed the operations of reconstructive & aesthetic surgery, Saville was eager to express the violence & anesthetized pain of this experience in her own work. Luchford & Saville began an artistic collaboration that captures the full range of color, tonality & topography of live flesh, in large photographic tableaux. Distortions confront & coerce the viewer into an examination of one's own body & the grotesqueries & beauties inherent…

Jenny Saville & Glen Luchford - Closed Contact Having observed the operations of reconstructive & aesthetic surgery, Saville was eager to express the violence & anesthetized pain of this experience in her own work. Luchford & Saville began an artistic collaboration that captures the full range of color, tonality & topography of live flesh, in large photographic tableaux. Distortions confront & coerce the viewer into an examination of one's own body & the grotesqueries & beauties inherent…

Jenny Saville. On one portrait I could use this technique to show the layers of family/identity in the layers of the materials over the time and technique.

Jenny Saville. On one portrait I could use this technique to show the layers of family/identity in the layers of the materials over the time and technique.

Jenny Saville - woman undergoing plastic surgery. A compellingly repulsive image which is exquisitely painted. But is it repulsive because it resembles violent death, or because it shows what women will undergo to conform to conventional standards of beauty?

Jenny Saville - woman undergoing plastic surgery. A compellingly repulsive image which is exquisitely painted. But is it repulsive because it resembles violent death, or because it shows what women will undergo to conform to conventional standards of beauty?

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