John Currin

László Moholy-Nagy, EM 1 Telephonbild, conceived in 1922, executed in 1923, porcelain enamel on steel, 37 1/2 x 23 3/4
(The Night Fair by Marion Peck. Image courtesy of the artist and Magda Danysz Gallery/Paris) Peck: I love Watteau! I love
After decades -- some might say well over a century -- of standing aside while Duchamp joked and Pollock flung paint, figurative art is about to step into the spotlight and become the "next big thing."
Mexican artist Felix D'Eon makes work that re-imagines bygone eras and styles with same-sex love as its subject matter.
If you have an "eye for art" and a keen interest in inspecting the surface of works of art, both out of curiosity and a quest for deeper meaning, your abilities are linked to an increasingly outdated notion of connoisseurship.
I have to admit that for me, this is the case with the art of the high-profile figurative painter, John Currin, whose highly
The Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills held its pre-Oscar exhibition with New-York-based master painter, John Currin. Currin arrived with his wife and children by his side, and although this was his night to shine, he adoringly gave his family most of his attention.
Earlier today I shared the link to John Currin's new show at Gagosian Gallery on Facebook and asked women artists to respond to the works in this exhibition.
Among the most well known and commercially successful American artists today are Kehinde Wiley and John Currin, both figurative painters of amazing skill, and both drawing inspiration from the art of Old Masters.
Currin's encyclopedic and often amusingly eccentric grasp of classical paintings shown in slides made an overflowing audience into rapturous fans.
It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.
The level of professionalism from these young artists was both stunning and inspirational, and provided great hope for those of us devoted to the future of the arts in America.
Simply put, important new artists are most likely to emerge in the same cities where important artists have emerged in the recent past. And even more narrowly, in recent decades important new artists have been most likely to emerge from the same academic institutions that have produced important artists in the past.
("Siren" courtesy of Gallery House Ray Caesar) ("La Chasse" courtesy of Gallery House Ray Caesar) Caesar has discussed openly
9. Gerhard Richter (Lot 7) Telefonierender (Man on the Telephone), 1965, oil on canvas, 27½ x 51 1/8 in. (70 x 130 cm) Estimate
On July 23, 1946, just before her diagnosis of stomach cancer and the surgery that ended her life, Gertrude Stein wrote her will. She left what little money she had and her priceless collection of paintings to her lover of decades, Alice B. Toklas.
Last night Grey was joined by friend and occasional collaborator Brandon Stosuy for a standing-room only conversation at
The biggest snow job in history is how high art in Western culture has largely been about ogling T&A under the guise of mythological