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Rembrandt self-portrait from 1659 at the age of 53 : Self-portrait, Rembrandt van Rijn  Rembrandt painted this remarkable self-portrait in 1659, after he had suffered frorm personal financial collapse. Much can be read into his expression, but the painting itself is a triumph.

Rembrandt self-portrait from 1659 at the age of 53 : Self-portrait, Rembrandt van Rijn Rembrandt painted this remarkable self-portrait in 1659, after he had suffered frorm personal financial collapse. Much can be read into his expression, but the painting itself is a triumph.

"The Absinthe" Edgar Degas.  Been there for a beer.  Also, been in Degas' house and studio.  He is one of my favorites!

"The Absinthe" Edgar Degas. Been there for a beer. Also, been in Degas' house and studio. He is one of my favorites!

Rembrandt, 1660. The dozen or more self-portraits that date from each decade of Rembrandt's career vary considerably in composition, expression and technique. In the late examples, the broad applications of paint convey a candid record of the artist's aging features

Rembrandt, 1660. The dozen or more self-portraits that date from each decade of Rembrandt's career vary considerably in composition, expression and technique. In the late examples, the broad applications of paint convey a candid record of the artist's aging features

Frank Auerbach, "Self Portrait". Note how he has worked over an interesting surface.  How can you prepare your working surface before you draw on it?

Frank Auerbach, "Self Portrait". Note how he has worked over an interesting surface. How can you prepare your working surface before you draw on it?

"If you're going through hell, keep going." - W.Churchill.  Painting - Frank Auerbach.

"If you're going through hell, keep going." - W.Churchill. Painting - Frank Auerbach.

Some inspiring mark making from Jenny Saville @Gagosian Definitely worth a visit pic.twitter.com/fnHowLFPnw

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Some inspiring mark making from Jenny Saville @Gagosian Definitely worth a visit pic.twitter.com/fnHowLFPnw

Jenny Saville, OXYRHYNCHUS - Intertwine, 2011-2014 Gagosian Britannia St.

Jenny Saville: OXYRHYNCHUS

JENNY SAVILLE Odalisque, 2012–14 Oil and charcoal on canvas 85 7/16 x 93 1/8 inches (217 x 236.5 cm)

JENNY SAVILLE Odalisque, 2012–14 Oil and charcoal on canvas 85 7/16 x 93 1/8 inches (217 x 236.5 cm)

jenny-saville looks at plastic surgery - a 20th century option whereby people can have their own flesh modified and re-sculpted

jenny-saville looks at plastic surgery - a 20th century option whereby people can have their own flesh modified and re-sculpted


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Jenny Saville - Rosetta

Jenny Saville - Rosetta

detail from Jenny Saville's Reverse, 2002-20. Oil on canvas

Jenny Saville, Yoko Ono and Ai Weiwei – the week in art

detail from Jenny Saville's Reverse, 2002-20. Oil on canvas

Head of E.O.W. 1960 Frank Auerbach

Head of E.O.W. 1960 Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach, Head of J.Y.M. IV, 1986.

Frank Auerbach, Head of J.Y.M. IV, 1986.

Portrait of Berthe Morisot and Her Daughter - Berthe Morisot - 1885

Portrait of Berthe Morisot and Her Daughter - Berthe Morisot - 1885

"Dwell" by Linda Christensen  ~ 24 x 30

"Dwell" by Linda Christensen ~ 24 x 30

Richard Diebenkorn | by rocor

Richard Diebenkorn | by rocor

Berthe Morisot - Self Portrait 1885

Berthe Morisot - Self Portrait 1885

Richard Diebenkorn: Woman at a Window, 1957

Richard Diebenkorn: Woman at a Window, 1957

The Night Watch by Rembrandt van Rijn, 1640 - 1642. Rembrandt painted The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and 1642. This picture was called the Nachtwacht by the Dutch and the Night Watch by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

The Night Watch by Rembrandt van Rijn, 1640 - 1642. Rembrandt painted The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and 1642. This picture was called the Nachtwacht by the Dutch and the Night Watch by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Jenny Saville --- The eye in this painting is displaying so much raw emotion. Along with the tones of red and pink the audience instantly recognises the sadness present. I want to create this same instant effect in my images.

Jenny Saville --- The eye in this painting is displaying so much raw emotion. Along with the tones of red and pink the audience instantly recognises the sadness present. I want to create this same instant effect in my images.

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Jenny Saville

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Jenny Saville 'Propped'

Jenny Saville 'Propped'

Painting by Kim Dorland.

Painting by Kim Dorland.

Jenny Saville_Prop_1993 - I loved this artist in college

Jenny Saville_Prop_1993 - I loved this artist in college

brooklyn to west: the wall- It's made from eucalyptus leaves.

brooklyn to west: the wall- It's made from eucalyptus leaves.