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Gagosian Quarterly

April 19, 2018

In Conversation

jenny savilleand dr. simon groom

Jenny Saville discusses the beginnings and evolutions of her painting practice with Dr. Simon Groom, Director of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. She speaks candidly on her endless passion for painting the figure, the beauty of struggle, motherhood, and the artists that have inspired her.

Artwork © Jenny Saville; Video courtesy National Galleries of Scotland; Produced on the occasion of Now: Jenny Saville, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, March 24–September 16, 2018

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