Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6–7:30pm
Gagosian, Grosvenor Hill, London
Join Jenny Saville at Gagosian, Grosvenor Hill, London, for a signing of her new self-titled monograph, copublished by Rizzoli and Gagosian. The much-anticipated volume unites new work with many of Saville’s paintings and drawings to date and includes essays by Richard Calvocoressi and Mark Stevens, a conversation between Saville and Sally Mann, and an illustrated chronology by Lauren Mahony. To attend the free event, RSVP to email@example.com.
Clare Waight Keller
Saturday, September 8, 2018, 1–1:30pm
Kenwood House, London
Under the title Women as Creators, Jenny Saville and Givenchy’s artistic director Clare Waight Keller will be in conversation at the FT Weekend Festival. Other speakers include Georgina Adam, Lionel Barber, Julian Barnes, Jan Dalley, and Simon Schama. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.ftweekendfestival.com.
Jenny Saville (left). Photo: A. Saville. Clare Waight Keller (right). Photo: Steven Meisel
Why Human Bodies Fascinate
On the occasion of her 2016 exhibition Erota at Gagosian Davies Street, London, Jenny Saville speaks with Channel 4 News about her fascination with bodies, her observations on gender, and being an observer.
Jenny Saville speaks with Tate Modern curator Nicholas Cullinan about her practice on the occasion of her exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art Oxford in 2012.
Gagosian App for iPad
Gagosian announces the release of issue 3 of the Gagosian App for iPad on January 22, 2012. Artists featured in this issue include Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Paul Noble, Richard Prince, Jenny Saville, Richard Serra, Andy Warhol, and Zeng Fanzhi.
In issue 3 we feature a Damien Hirst “art board” that explores more than ninety spot paintings, offer a 360˚ full-motion interactive experience of Richard Serra sculptures Junction (2011) and Cycle (2010), and display a worldwide map of the Jeff Koons’s Celebration series exhibition history. We also explore a recent essay by Olivier Zahm on the exhibition Warhol: Bardot with interactive “pop-up” images, audio, and video content, show you an exclusive video of Richard Prince: Bel-Air installed at a private residence in 2011, and give you an in-depth look at Roy Lichtenstein’s working process and his series Landscapes in the Chinese Style.
Bacon, Freud, and the School of London
Through January 13, 2019
Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
In the decades following World War II, Bacon, Freud, and their British contemporaries engaged with subjects that felt immediate and intensely personal. This exhibition retraces their artistic developments via works, including paintings and drawings, spanning seven decades. Despite the sheer diversity of approaches and techniques that embodied their practices, the members of this group were constantly renewing their individual appraisals of the artist’s personal position in the world, focusing on individuals, locations, and narratives close and dear to them. The exhibition was initially produced under the title Bacon, Freud, and the London Painters by ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark. Work by Michael Andrews, Francis Bacon, Glenn Brown, Alberto Giacometti, and Jenny Saville is included.
Michael Andrews, A Man Who Suddenly Fell Over, 1952, Tate © The Estate of Michael Andrews
Opened June 18, 2018
Economou Foundation, Athens
This focused show will present an overview of Jenny Saville’s work dating from 1993 to 2015. It will include the important early work Cindy (1993), which introduces Saville’s concern with corporeality and anticipates her ongoing engagement with the manipulation of the body and the construction of a gendered identity.
Jenny Saville, Intertwine, 2011–14 © Jenny Saville
March 24–September 16, 2018
Scottish National Gallery
This presentation will mark the first museum exhibition of Saville’s work ever to be staged in Scotland. Featuring monumental paintings and drawings that Saville, a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, completed between 1992 and 2018, the show will explore her singular and dynamic approach to gesture, composition, materials, and subject matter.
Jenny Saville, Rosetta II, 2005–06 © Jenny Saville
All Too Human
Bacon, Freud, and a Century of Painting Life
February 28–August 27, 2018
Tate Britain, London
In the decades following World War II, Bacon, Freud, and their British contemporaries engaged with subjects that felt immediate and intensely personal. This exhibition retraces their artistic developments via works, including paintings and drawings, spanning seven decades. Despite the sheer diversity of approaches and techniques that embodied their practices, the members of this group were constantly renewing their individual appraisals of the artist’s personal position in the world, focusing on individuals, locations, and narratives close and dear to them. The exhibition was initially produced under the title Bacon, Freud, and the London Painters by ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark. Work by Michael Andrews, Francis Bacon, and Jenny Saville is included.
Jenny Saville, Reverse, 2003 © Jenny Saville
Jenny Saville in
December 11, 2017–March 11, 2018
Royal Academy of Arts, London
From Life traces a line from the origins of the Royal Academy in the eighteenth century to the present day. Drawing from casts and life models was long considered essential training for any aspiring artist. This exhibition takes an inquisitive look at that tradition and its ongoing relationship with artists today. Work by Jenny Saville is included.
Jenny Saville, Entry, 2004–05 © Jenny Saville
Jenny Saville in
September 30, 2017–January 2, 2018
Courtauld Gallery, London
Drawing Together aims to explain the creative power of drawing by staging a series of dialogues between works in the Courtauld collection. Looking beyond traditional questions of attribution and function, the display will focus on drawing as a creative act. Work by Jenny Saville is included.
Jenny Saville, Study of Arms II (after the Titian drawing), 2015 © Jenny Saville. Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, photo by Mike Bruce