Satirical Strokes: The Nude Portraiture of John Currin

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John Currin (b.1962) is a part of the modern resurgence of figurative painting, and his work explores the eroticism of the female form. His highly technical skill, which conjures up comparisons of Renaissance portraits, makes it easy to forget that John Currin satirizes his subjects. Often exaggerating the proportions of women’s bodies, Currin draws inspiration from the modern day models … Read More