Figurative, erotic, and surreal artwork from the past and present, selected by Eric Penington.

15th May 2014

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Frank Auerbach, Reclining Nude.

Frank Auerbach, Reclining Nude.

Tagged: Frank Auerbachreclining nudefigure drawingfemale nudecharcoal drawingnude modelstudylife drawingartart history

15th May 2014

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Frank Auerbach, Reclining Nude.

Frank Auerbach, Reclining Nude.

Tagged: Frank Auerbachreclining nudefigure drawinglife drawingnude figurefemale nudecharcoal on papercharcoalstudy

15th May 2014

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Frank Auerbach, Reclining Model in the Studio II, oil on panel, 20 x 27 inches, 1962.

Frank Auerbach, Reclining Model in the Studio II, oil on panel, 20 x 27 inches, 1962.

Tagged: Frank Auerbachreclining modelfemale nudepaintingimpastothick paintingtextureartfigure paintingbritish painting

15th May 2014

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Frank Auerbach, Head of Katherine Lampert.

Frank Auerbach, Head of Katherine Lampert.

Tagged: Frank Auerbachhead of katherine lampertheaddrawingcharcoalgesturalartfigure drawingportrait

12th May 2014

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Henry Fuseli, Portrait of Martha Hess, 1779.

Henry Fuseli, Portrait of Martha Hess, 1779.

Tagged: Henry Fuseliportrait of martha hessmartha hessdrawingportraitheadhead studyartart historyrealisticgraphitecharcoal

4th May 2014

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Vincent van Gogh, Four Swifts with Landscape, 1887.

Vincent van Gogh, Four Swifts with Landscape, 1887.

Tagged: Vincent van GoghVan Goghfour swiftslandscapesketchdrawingart historyinkbird drawing

17th April 2014

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Frank Auerbach.

Frank Auerbach.

Tagged: Frank Auerbachjymoil paintgesturalbritish paintingartpaintingthick paintabstractfigure painting

12th April 2014

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Tsuguharu Foujita, Cat.

Tsuguharu Foujita, Cat.

Tagged: Tsuguharu Foujitacatdrawingcat drawingline drawingweighted linecontourcontour lineanimal drawingartart history

12th April 2014

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Victor Brauner.

Victor Brauner.

Tagged: Victor Braunersurrealsurrealismsurrealistartstrangepaintingfigurativenude

12th April 2014

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Makoto Aida.

Makoto Aida.

Tagged: Makoto Aidafigurativeblenderpeople in a blenderartdrawingpaintingcontemporary artjapanesegruesome

12th April 2014

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George Catlin.

George Catlin.

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11th March 2014

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Henry Fuseli, Mad Kate, 1807.

Henry Fuseli, Mad Kate, 1807.

Tagged: Henry Fuselimad katepaintingartsurrealcrazy womanart historyfigure painting

11th March 2014

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Henry Fuseli, The Shepherd’s Dream, 1786.

Henry Fuseli, The Shepherd’s Dream, 1786.

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11th March 2014

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Henry Fuseli.

Henry Fuseli.

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25th February 2014

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Gregory Gillespie, Untitled, pencil on paper, 13 x 9 inches.

Gregory Gillespie, Untitled, pencil on paper, 13 x 9 inches.

Tagged: Gregory Gillespiedrawingartpencil drawingsurrealsurrealismneosurrealismeroticsexualfigurativestrange