Jenny Saville @ Gagosian Gallery 2011

Greetings beautiful people

She draws and paints so well it just makes me mad!  Damn it Jenny!  For those who don’t know this is my favorite artist!

 

I don’t know what it is about this image of this young girls’ head that keeps attracting Jenny to it, but she’s painted it numerous times over the past several years.  I think this is gorgeous.  The brush strokes, the flesh tones, and how wet & volumetric she made the lips.  Winning!

 

These drawings/paintings are beyond amazing.  They’re influenced by Leonardo Divinci’s nativity scenes.  Especially “Virgin of the Rocks”.  One of the greatest drawings in art history….get familiar!

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for stopping by, and please feel free to leave comments or links to things you think might interest the rest of the cool kids!

Until next time

Yo brotha

Ty

Advertisements
Tagged , , , ,

One thought on “Jenny Saville @ Gagosian Gallery 2011

  1. Debra Goertz says:

    Thanks for posting these! Yeah, it made me mad too! And made me pull out the big paper and charcoal!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: