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John Currin

Author: John Currin; Robert Rosenblum; Staci Boris; Rochelle Steiner
Publisher: Chicago : Museum of Contemporary Art ; London : Serpentine Gallery in association with Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Currin's paintings sit at the crossroads where Old Master painting technique and 20th-century kitsch collide. His figurative paintings mix humour with traditional painterly skills and have earned him comparisons with artists ranging from Breugel to Rockwell. This monograph is a major survey of Currin's career, featuring his work since 1989.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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Currin, John, 1962-
John Currin.
Chicago : Museum of Contemporary Art ; London : Serpentine Gallery in association with Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2003
(OCoLC)606973611
Named Person: John Currin; John Currin; John Currin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Currin; Robert Rosenblum; Staci Boris; Rochelle Steiner
ISBN: 0810991888 9780810991880
OCLC Number: 49247613
Description: 124 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: John Currin and the American grotesque / Robert Rosenblum --
The lovers, the invalids and the socialites / Staci Boris --
Interview with John Currin / Rochelle Steiner --
List of plates --
Biography and exhibition history.
Responsibility: exhibition curators, Staci Boris, Rochelle Steiner ; essays, Robert Rosenblum, Staci Boris ; interview, Rochelle Steiner.
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