Body Of Art

Body Of Art is an eagerly anticipated book from Phaidon celebrating ‘the beautiful and provocative ways artists have represented, scrutinized and utilized the body over centuries’.

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The Temptations of…

Richard Saltoun Gallery, in London, is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of the career and unorthodox life of French Surrealist artist Pierre Molinier. The exhibition is open from 20th August to 2nd October 2015.

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Jenny Saville

Jenny Saville is a Master of flesh and paint worthy of a place amongst predecessors such as Lucien Freud and Egon Schiele. 

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Reality Project

Some beautiful photographs from the Reality Project, a project by Alma Photos who promote natural, real life beauty and celebrate the variety of the human form.

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Rare Poster by Matisse

This poster is one of many rare pieces drawn together for a London exhibition showcasing lithographic posters from the archive of Galeri Mourlot, which originated in Paris but now calls New York its home.

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Entwined

Costa Dvorezky paints human figures with broad, luxurious brushstrokes that leave traces of dripping paint throughout his work.

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Moorland Water

I love these beautiful and quiet paintings by Maxwell Doig.   Via: This Isn’t Happiness

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Erotica

Erotica auction at Christie’s: this special auction of prints, drawings, and paintings by Indian, Japanese, and American artists celebrates and explores the sensual and sexual.

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Sweet Candy & Wild Women

Edgar Modern gallery is soon to open a new exhibition of paintings by Henrietta Dubrey, Rough Deluxe: Sweet Candy and Wild Women.

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Savage Beauty

Hurry up and open… I am impatient to see! The V&A will be presenting Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in two weeks. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionary body of work. Spanning his 1992 MA graduate collection to his… Read more »

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Jonathan Kroell

Love these charming line drawings by Jonathan Kroell. Whilst these drawings are very minimalist, every line seems to give the subject character and a great sense of form. Via: Jonathan Kroell

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Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden

Figurative painter Marlene Dumas is soon to have an exhibition at the Tate Modern between 5th February until 10 May. In anticipation and to give you a taster of her work to date, here are some of her paintings of nudes.

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Kelsey Henderson

I came across Kelsey Henderson via Booooooom! and was attracted to the colourspace and tenderness of her approach to nude body and sexuality.

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Harold Muñoz

Harold Muñoz is a contemporary realist painter. The first image here caught my eye whilst scrolling through Tumblr and I expected to find a photographer when I went to find out more about him. 

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Clam Shell

Georgia O’Keeffe (American, 1887-1986), Slightly Open Clam Shell, 1926.

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Roberto Ferri

Ferri is an artist and painter from Taranto, Italy, who is deeply inspired by Baroque painters (Caravaggio in particular) and other old masters of Romanticism, the Academy, and Symbolism.

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Bradshaw Crandell

Sometimes even cheesy paintings can arrest one’s attention for a moment. …as this one did. Bradshaw Crandell’s Nude With a Butterfly. Via: Hoodoo That Voodoo

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