Philip Pearlstein

born 1924

Philip Pearlstein, ‘Nude in a Hammock’ 1982
Nude in a Hammock 1982
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Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus with paintings in the collections of over 70 public art museums.

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