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John Currin, ‘The Collaborator’, 2010, Christie's
John Currin, ‘The Collaborator’, 2010, Christie's
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John Currin

The Collaborator, 2010

Oil on canvas
48 × 32 in
121.9 × 81.3 cm
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John Currin
American, b. 1962
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American painter John Currin intertwines the beautiful and grotesque with equal measure in his caricatures of lusty, doe-eyed female figures often portrayed in gross proportions that both enchant and repel. Drawing on a broad range of cultural influences from Renaissance oil paintings to 1950s women’s magazine ads and contemporary politics, his work is notable for its mix of technical virtuosity with mash-ups of high and low culture.

John Currin, ‘The Collaborator’, 2010, Christie's
John Currin, ‘The Collaborator’, 2010, Christie's
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Christie's
John Currin
American, b. 1962
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American painter John Currin intertwines the beautiful and grotesque with equal measure in his caricatures of lusty, doe-eyed female figures often portrayed in gross proportions that both enchant and repel. Drawing on a broad range of cultural influences from Renaissance oil paintings to 1950s women’s magazine ads and contemporary politics, his work is notable for its mix of technical virtuosity with mash-ups of high and low culture.

John Currin

The Collaborator, 2010

Oil on canvas
48 × 32 in
121.9 × 81.3 cm
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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