Jenny Saville
British, born 1970
12,338 followers
Jenny Saville
British, born 1970
12,338 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Exhibitions (2)
Exhibitions
2018
Jenny Saville: Ancestors,
Gagosian
2016
Jenny Saville: Erota,
Gagosian

Jenny Saville paints female nudes in extreme states of grotesque exaggeration—deformed, obese, …

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Jenny Saville paints female nudes in extreme states of grotesque exaggeration—deformed, obese, brutalized, or mutilated—working against the male-dominated history of idealized portraits of women. “I want to be a painter of modern life, and modern bodies,” she says. The morbidity of Saville’s human subjects, often …

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