Philip Pearlstein

born 1924

Philip Pearlstein, ‘Nude in a Hammock’ 1982
Nude in a Hammock 1982
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Philip Pearlstein (born May 24, 1924) is an 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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