John Currin by Robert Rosenblum

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John Currin's paintings sit at the crossroads where Old Master painting technique and 20th-century kitsch collide. His figurative paintings mix humour with traditional painterly skills and have earned him comparisons with artists ranging from Breugel to Rockwell. This monograph is a major survey of Currin's career, featuring his work since 1989.

About Robert Rosenblum

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Robert Rosenblum is the New York Times bestselling author of over twenty novels under various pseudonyms. He lives in New York City.
Published March 1, 2003 by Harry N. Abrams. 120 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Currin is currently generating the kind of buzz that purchased publicity alone can't account for, and it's easy to see why: his paintings' smoothly executed combination of droll social commentary, offhand reference to old masters and va-va-va-voom sexuality is hard to look away from—and easy to a...

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