The Easel

Jenny Saville’s Work is Put in the Frame in Scotland

Saville admits that when she paints the art history books are often open. Most notable for her is Rubens – one of art history’s “top five” for nudes. Her own nudes are sometimes described as showing his influence – “unflinching paintings of fleshy, un-idealised bodies”. The linked piece is somewhat scrappy; a better description of the artist’s work is here.