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Jenny Saville
Elena Crippa

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30–8pm
Tate Britain, London

To celebrate the launch of Jenny Saville’s new monograph, copublished by Rizzoli and Gagosian, the artist will speak with Elena Crippa, curator of modern and contemporary British art at Tate Britain. The pair will discuss Saville’s career, from her early days as one of the original members of the Young British Artists to more recent years, which have seen her lauded as a “feminist” artist who challenges accepted beauty ideals.

Jenny Saville, Chapter (for Linda Nochlin), 2016–18 © Jenny Saville

Jenny Saville, Chapter (for Linda Nochlin), 2016–18 © Jenny Saville

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 6:30–7:45pm
Royal Academy of Arts, London

On the occasion of the exhibition Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits at London’s Royal Academy of Arts, Jenny Saville will speak with David Dawson, cocurator of the show. Saville will reflect on her relationship with self-portraiture and the effect it has had on her career, while Dawson will offer insight into Freud’s approach to the theme. The talk will be chaired by RA artistic director Tim Marlow. The event has reached capacity.

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Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

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Claudia Schmuckli

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 10am
San Francisco Art Institute

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