Rachel Feinstein and John Currin, Their Own Best Creations Photo credit: Lee Clower for The New York Times Rachel Feinstein and John Currin defy others’ expectations of how artists should look and live. By DAVID COLMAN http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/13/fashion/13CurrinFeinstein.html?pagewanted=all Published: March 11, 2011
Who: John Currin and Rachel Feinstein Known for: His paintings combine kitsch with an Old Master–like technique; her sculptures have the aspect of fairy tales. The Look: Currin has rugged good looks; Feinstein is a latter-day Pre-Raphaelite with a closet full of Marc Jacobs.
Art reflects life, and it turns out that reflection doesn’t stop with paint on canvas or figures carved out of stone…it continues right down to the ledger books and bills of sale – to economics. Nowhere is that parallel more startling than a glimpse at the fourth annual Art Market [...]