Cecily Brown

born 1969

Biography

Cecily Brown (born 1969) is a British painter. Her style displays the influence of a variety of painters, from Francisco de Goya, Willem de Kooning, Francis Bacon and Joan Mitchell, to Old Masters like Rubens and Poussin, yet her works also present a distinctly female viewpoint. Brown lives and works in New York City.

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Artworks

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Rudely transgressing the boundaries between the elevated and the profane: Etc. Essay: The grotesque

The notion of the grotesque in art has been around for centuries, but it is currently being re-imagined, often with ...

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Optimistic abstraction: Charline von Heyl at Tate Liverpool

The curator of the forthcoming exhibition by the German abstract painter introduces her work, and a fellow artist pays homage

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Taking the most extreme liberties to fashion an alternative world: Peter Doig

A figure standing on the branches of a tree; a long-haired man in a canoe staring out at the river ...

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