Ellen Altfest
American, born 1970
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Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2016
Biennial of Painting: Yoknapatawpha,
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens
2011
The Bent Leg,
White Cube
2007
Paintings,
White Cube

With exquisite attention to the minutest details, Ellen Altfest produces naturalistic paintings that transform humble or intimate subjects—like houseplants, gourds, or a man’s underarm—into evocative, psychologically loaded objects that almost exceed realism. Altfest paints from life in every sense, faithfully …

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