jenny watson looks back on 70s punk and her international breakthrough at 39
Jenny Watson has been making radical, brilliant art for 40 years. Or as she'd put it, "This has always been my experiment. And I dare say that it's worked."
Transit: Virginie Bailly, Tom Polo, Johan Creten, Luc Dondeyne, Wouter Feyaerts, Thomas Huber, Nikita Kadan, Mehdi-Georges Lahlou, Stijn Van Dorpe, Christophe Terlinden, Jenny Watson, Allart Lakke, Thomas Raat, Sergey Bratkov, Karel Breugelmans, Paul de Guzman, Michael Sailstorfer, Andreas Fogarasi, Neo Rauch, David Byrne, David Hancock, Vika Begalska, Stijn Ruys, Wobbe Micha, Robert Suermondt, Jorg Joerg Madlener, Marius Nedelcu, Stephen Verstraete, Bram Van Meervelde, Yazan Khalili, Arne…
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the largest art institution in New Zealand, with a collection numbering over 15,000 works. These include major holdings of New Zealand historic, modern and contemporary art, and outstanding works by Māori and Pacific Island artists, as well as European painting, sculpture and print collections ranging in date from 1376 to the present day.
Alice in Tokyo, 1984 by Jenny Watson
'Alice in Tokyo' recalls the feeling of landing in a foreign country coupled with the realisation that you are very far from home. This large, mixed media oil painting was made when the artist visited Japan for the first time. ...
Classic Black 6, 2010, by Jenny Watson
In her own words, Jenny Watson’s pictures are ‘urgent passionate spare necessary psychological simple’.1 The urgency comes from her desire to explore imagery drawn from interior demands, fears and fantasies. It has led to recurring subject matter: the woman, the ...
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy | Exhibition | MCA Australia
This survey exhibition features works from the 1970s to the present, including examples of Watson’s early realist paintings and drawings, and a number of key series of works on fabric.