Jenny Saville
British, born 1970
12,379 followers
Jenny Saville
British, born 1970
12,379 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
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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