jenny saville

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Jenny Saville: OxyrhynchusJenny Saville: Oxyrhynchus【楽天海外直送】【英語の本】【洋書】Egon Schiele - Jenny Saville (German Edition)Jenny SavilleJENNY SAVILLE(H) RICHARD CALVOCORESSI
 

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  • Jenny Saville: OxyrhynchusSeveral new works are inspired by the ancient Egyptian rubbish dump at Oxyrhynchus, one of the most important archeological sites ever discovered. Heaps of discarded documents and literature, incredibly preserved in the area's dry climate, are now invaluable; fragments of ancient Greek texts such as Euclid's Elements and the poems of Sappho are among the excavated papyri. Saville alludes to this history through a deep layering of paired subjects: faces, torsos, and limbs overlap with shadows and reflections, palimpsests of living bodies and ancestral apparitions. Silhouettes drawn in charcoal through the surfaces of oil paint underscore the motion of the central embracing figures, while evoking the timeless human process of sketching. These intermediate "studies" echo the shifting status of the unearthed papers-once discarded, now treasured. Time is further compressed by Saville's adaptation of various historical approaches to portraiture, from De Kooning's...
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  • RICHARD CALVOCORESSI RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL PUB INC (USA).2018 English アメリカ合衆国 ISBN:9780847862900 洋書 Art & Entertainment(芸術&エンターテインメント) Art
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