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John Currin

£24.99

Product description

Published by Taka Ishii Gallery, 2002.
Limited edition of 3000 copies.

Condition: Very minor cover scratches, wear and dents.

Synopsis: Evocative, varied, sometimes vulgar and often styled in a deliberately retrograde manner, John Currin's depictions of women nearly always induce a sense of the familiar, of having been seen before--framed on the wall of a doctor's office, spread-eagled in father's nudie magazine, glimpsed in a drawing by Rubin, posing as a prop in some old advertisement, lying supine in a painting at the Metropolitan. Whether working in watercolor, gouache, charcoal, pencil, or pen and ink, his sometimes lurid images of women, with their elongated necks, oversized bosoms and otherwise slightly distorted bodies, update the exaggerations of Italian mannerism with a breezy brushstroke or, alternately, a contemplative smudge of charcoal.

Item details

Author(s):
John Currin
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition, first printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1564660982
ISBN-13:
9781564660985
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Taka Ishii Gallery, Japan; 2002
Title:
iohn Currin

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About this item

Published by Taka Ishii Gallery, 2002.
Limited edition of 3000 copies.

Condition: Very minor cover scratches, wear and dents.

Synopsis: Evocative, varied, sometimes vulgar and often styled in a deliberately retrograde manner, John Currin's depictions of women nearly always induce a sense of the familiar, of having been seen before--framed on the wall of a doctor's office, spread-eagled in father's nudie magazine, glimpsed in a drawing by Rubin, posing as a prop in some old advertisement, lying supine in a painting at the Metropolitan. Whether working in watercolor, gouache, charcoal, pencil, or pen and ink, his sometimes lurid images of women, with their elongated necks, oversized bosoms and otherwise slightly distorted bodies, update the exaggerations of Italian mannerism with a breezy brushstroke or, alternately, a contemplative smudge of charcoal.

Author(s):
John Currin
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition, first printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1564660982
ISBN-13:
9781564660985
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Taka Ishii Gallery, Japan; 2002
Title:
iohn Currin

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