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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)
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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
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Dore Ashton (1928, – January 30, 2017) was a writer, professor and critic of modern and contemporary art. She was the author or editor of more than thirty books on art.
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