b. 1970
  • England
Turnover 2023
$USD 3.115
Record Sale
$USD 12.490.583

Jenny Saville’s artistic journey commenced with a deep-seated fascination for anatomy and the human form. Her initial studies at the Glasgow School of Art, followed by her time at the Royal College of Art in London, laid the foundation for her distinctive approach to figurative painting. Saville’s art is distinguished by her adept use of paint to delve into themes of identity, vulnerability, and the intricacies of the human experience. Her expansive canvases frequently feature distorted or magnified bodies, pushing the boundaries of representation and compelling viewers to confront the unvarnished and unfiltered facets of existence. Her willingness to challenge societal norms has positioned her as an influential figure in the realm of contemporary art.


Record Sale

Jenny SAVILLE (1970)

Lot # 6
213.4 x 182.9 cm
Hammer price: $ 10,804,719 (£ 8,250,000 )
Price including buyer’s premium: $ 12,490,583 (£ 9,537,250)
Estimate: $ 3,928,989 – $ 5,238,652 (£ 3,000,000 – £ 4,000,000)
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