Friday, 15 May 2009


Supermarkets here in the UK have essentially banned the image below on the cover of the Manic Street Preachers new album. Now being shipped in plain slipcases, Jonathan Jones at the Guardian ponders whether this is evidence that painting's power is in tact.

I really love some of her paintings though she does feel to be in transition. Her work is gaining confidence and I'm eager to follow her career.

Jenny Saville was born in Cambridge, England 1970. She currently lives and works in London.

Jenny Saville - Paintings (The Saatchi Gallery)
Jenny Saville interview (Guardian)
Jenny Saville bio (Gagosian Gallery)
Banned Manics sleeve... (Guardian)
Supermarkets cover up Manics CV (BBC)
Jenny Saville Wiki

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