Not long after Jenny Saville had left art school in Glasgow. As yet she was unwritten about and unknown. I was taken aback by its power and wrote a short review for Time Out.
8 October 2018
Jeff Koons Cracked Egg (Blue) a large two-part stainless steel sculpture from the Celebration Series, which began with Balloon Dog in 1994, is the first of five versions, each one rendered in a vivid colour.
JENNY SAVILLE’S show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh is long, LONG overdue.
Creating Figurative Works some where between Jenny Saville and Lucian Freud, Rizvan Rahman has been building up an impressive body of paintings and this week sees the launch of his first solo exhibition. The exhibition, Point of Departure, firmly puts behind him his conviction for dealing forged art works by post-war modern artists In October 2011. Rahman served a short prison sentence and since […]
The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford is currently presenting the exhibition Titian to Canaletto: Drawing in Venice, this new show explores how the splendour of Venice and its shimmering light influenced artists, resulting in compelling portraits, atmospheric landscapes of exceptional beauty and sensuous figure studies – and is accompanied by a response from contemporary artist and YBA […]
The Royal Academy is to present the first blockbuster of the year, and expectations are high for this exhibition of Flemish baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens – an artist who painted everything from family portraits to ceilings including at Banqueting House in Whitehall. But the artist is known for his feast of colour, violence, eroticism […]
The first-ever solo exhibition, in London of work by the artist Jenny Saville has opened at the Gagosian Gallery. Captivated by the endless aesthetic and formal possibilities of the materiality of the human body, Saville makes a highly sensuous and tactile impression of surface and mass in her monumental oil paintings. Subjects are imbued with […]
3 July 2012
On my way to Modern Art Oxford I passed several people I didn’t know before bumping into my friend Nick. “Hey Nick,” I said, “would you like to come to see the Jenny Saville exhibition on at Modern Art Oxford?” He replied “I was just going to go to visit Walter Pater’s grave,” in his […]
First public exhibition for the greatest figurative painter since Lucian Freud Modern Art Oxford is presenting the first solo exhibition of work by British painter Jenny Saville in a UK public gallery. This major exhibition traces Saville’s practice from the early nineties to the present and includes new works made for the galleries at Modern […]
First Solo show in a UK Public Gallery opens 23 June – 16 September 2012 Modern Art Oxford is presenting the first solo exhibition of work by the British painter Jenny Saville in a UK public gallery. This major exhibition traces Saville’s practice from the early nineties to the present and includes new works made […]
British artist makes her return to Big Apple with major new exhibition (Flesh) is all things. Ugly, beautiful, repulsive, compelling, anxious, neurotic, dead, alive. – Jenny Saville Jenny Saville’s exhibition of recent paintings and drawings is her first in New York since “Migrants” in 2003 . This 40 something YBA is known for her oversized […]