b. 1962, USA

John Currin Related Press

In Conversation: John Currin Related Press In Conversation: John Currin 27 November 2019, Gagosian Quarterly

There isn’t a traditional formula. A lot of times something good happens that makes me realise other things should have happened first. Almost like I built the top floor before the foundation. I have

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10 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions To See In November 2019 Related Press 10 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions To See In November 2019 5 November 2019, Hong Kong Tatler

Sinuous sculptures crafted from steel, post-WWII abstract paintings and celebrity portraits by Annie Leibovitz are just a few of the highlights of this month's exhibitions

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With a New Show at Dallas Contemporary, John Currin Considers His Life as a Man Related Press With a New Show at Dallas Contemporary, John Currin Considers His Life as a Man 17 September 2019, VOGUE

The painter [John Currin][0]'s studio is on the top floor of a loftlike building in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, just a few blocks from the Gramercy Park town house he shares with his wife, art

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JOHN CURRIN TELLS MARC JACOBS WHAT PAINTING MEN HAS TAUGHT HIM ABOUT HIMSELF Related Press JOHN CURRIN TELLS MARC JACOBS WHAT PAINTING MEN HAS TAUGHT HIM ABOUT HIMSELF 4 September 2019, Interview Magazine

'Anyway, he sent over 20 boxes of Playboy to my studio one day. They just showed up. There were from 1968 to 1980... Then they had these amazing photographs of this man shopping for the kids, and the

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John Currin, Painting's Male Provocateur, Turns His Brush To Men Related Press John Currin, Painting's Male Provocateur, Turns His Brush To Men 3 September 2019, GQ

'I don't think I'm a painter of male power,' Currin said. 'I think when I paint men, it's in order to make a beautiful painting of weakness.' He has a point. Because I mean, have you seen John Currin'

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Great Big Boobs: The Joyful Vulgarity of John Currin Related Press Great Big Boobs: The Joyful Vulgarity of John Currin 27 May 2018, Elephant

When I was a teenager, I was obsessed with pornography. Not the PornHub or RedTube variety, but rather the naked flesh that I realized could be found in the most innocuous of places. I collected prost

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Frieze New York: Modern Complexities Related Press Frieze New York: Modern Complexities 29 April 2017, Aesthetica

This year sees Frieze New York host its sixth edition at Randall’s Island Park from 5 to 7 May. A collection of ambitious presentations from leading international contemporary and 20th century art gal

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John Currin review - meta-painter dances on the knife edge of taste Related Press John Currin review - meta-painter dances on the knife edge of taste 1 December 2016, The Guardian

A couple share a moment of domestic complicity, smiling over something the man is reading in a newspaper. It can’t be today’s paper, or they’d both be screaming. Inexplicably, a white china jug is perched on the woman’s greying hairdo. It is a lovely jug, perfectly rendered, perhaps placed there by a poltergeist. Hang on....

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The Shell (Landscapes, Portraits & Shapes), a show by Éric Troncy Related Press The Shell (Landscapes, Portraits & Shapes), a show by Éric Troncy 2 February 2015, Art Agenda

In 1991, in response to critiques of his exhibition No Man’s Time at Villa Arson in Nice, curator Éric Troncy wrote a letter to the editors of Flash Art, in which he argued that the exhibition had been “based on no particular concept,” thus locating it outside of any theoretical framework. Instead, he positioned the show in...

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