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CURRIN, John (<i>born</i> 1962), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CURRIN, John (born 1962), Painter

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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 19 September 1962, in Boulder (Colorado).

Painter. Figure compositions, figures, portraits.

John Currin obtained a BFA from the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, in 1984, and an MFA from Yale University in 1986. He is married to the sculptor, Rachel Feinstein, and works in New York City. Currin, who calls his work 'art for dummies', cites the influence of Botticelli, Bruegel, Van

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