Erotica // Monday, August 11, 2014
Born in 1962 in Boulder, Colorado John Currin received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and an MFA from Yale University. Currently living and working in New York City, Currin's paintings are seductive and surprising...
Erotica // Thursday, September 06, 2012
John Currin (born 1962) is an American painter. He is best known for satirical figurative paintings which deal with provocative sexual and social themes in a technically skillful manner. His work shows a wide range of influences, including sources as diverse as the Renaissance, popular culture magazines, and contemporary fashion models. He often distorts or exaggerates the erotic forms of the female body.