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Jenny Saville

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Jenny Saville: Flesh

First saw this work at Jenny Grad show at GSA in 1992

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from the Guardian

Jenny Saville's work - in pictures

Credit: (c) 2012 Jenny Saville, image courtesy Gagosian Gallery Atonement Studies: Central Panel (Rosetta), 2005-06

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from Orwellwasright's Weblog

Jenny Saville: Flesh

Jenny Saville Good read: Meagher's article, "Jenny Saville and a Feminist Aesthetics of Disgust" I was drawn to the gestures and fluidity of skin. Could be interesting gestures for my IWP.

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from BuzzFeed Community

Community Post: 30 Contemporary Painters You Should Know

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…

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Jenny Saville self portrait on top of a glass table with the photographer under the table taking it upwards to create the abstract effect of the deformed body.

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JENNY SAVILLE & GLEN LUCHFORD Closed Contact #14, 1995-1996 C-print mounted in Plexiglas 72 x 72 x 6 inches (182.9 x 182.9 x 15.2 cm) Ed. of 6

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