Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Cecily Brown” as Want to Read:
Cecily Brown
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Cecily Brown

4.55 of 5 stars 4.55  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  1 review
Cecily Brown creates lush, visceral canvases based on a combination of figuration and abstraction. Her technical proficiency has earned her comparisons to Lucian Freud, Willem de Kooning, and Francis Bacon, yet it is her unique ability to convey the pleasurable and fleeting aspects of sensation that drive her work.Cecily Brown rapidly rose to success in the late 1990's, an ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published November 11th 2008 by Rizzoli (first published November 4th 2008)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Cecily Brown, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Cecily Brown

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-22 of 22)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
The Powerful Eroticism of Cecily Brown

This is a particularly rich Rizzoli publication for Gagosian Gallery devoted to the art of the one whose name forms the title of this monograph - CECILY BROWN. Brown is a young painter whose style falls somewhere in the transition zone between abstract expressionism and figurative painting: few artists have succeeded to this level as well, a level that includes Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud, Jean Rustin and Wilhelm de Kooning. She manages to cast thick laye
Sarah added it
Jun 03, 2015
Esme added it
Dec 23, 2014
Crystal marked it as to-read
Feb 02, 2014
Abigail Annis
Abigail Annis marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2013
Brigetheidmous marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2013
Jeff added it
May 07, 2012
Maddie marked it as to-read
Jun 13, 2011
Lindsay marked it as to-read
Sep 10, 2010
Claire added it
Sep 14, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
About Rothko A Joseph Cornell Album Picasso on Art: A Selection of Views The New York School: A Cultural Reckoning A Critical Study of Philip Guston

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »