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John Currin

 (born 1962)
John Currin is active/lives in New York, Colorado.  John Currin is known for female figure and portrait painting-caricature.

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"Jennifer Lawrence’s New Vogue Cover: a John Currin Painting," The New York Times Art & Design Section, By Peter Libbey, August 9, 2017

No airbrushing controversy here. Jennifer Lawrence is fully brushed in a new painting by the artist John Currin. The portrait is one of four different cover images commissioned by Vogue for its September issue, marking the magazine’s 125th anniversary.

Despite Mr. Currin’s reputation for eroticism, his portrait of Ms. Lawrence is demure. She appears wearing a simple tan chemise and a Miu Miu patterned fur hat, holding a purple and green purse. “To be in a situation of producing a cover for this famous magazine, I’m a little scared,” Mr. Currin said in an interview. “I do worr   ...  Displaying 750 of 4491 characters.

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