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Cecily Brown
A Chorus Line

1997

oil on canvas

121.9 x 152.4 cm
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Cecily Brown
Puce Moment

1997

oil on canvas

142.2 x 193 cm
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Cecily Brown
Pyjama Game

1998

Oil on Linen

193 x 249cm
Named after the famous Doris Day film, this Pyjama Game has no intention of maintaining a squeaky clean image. Cecily Brown’s painting has all the fun of a screwball comedy. Delightfully innocent and sophisticated at the same time, a plot laid out in abstract: mistaken identity, sexual innuendo and glamorous design in 1950s red.
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Cecily Brown
The Girl Who Had Everything

1998

Oil on Linen

254 x 279cm
The Girl Who Had Everything is done in the fleshiest of pinks, ripe for the taking. Populated with fragments of figures as twisted and mysterious as Francis Bacon, it has all the vigour of a macho abstraction, created with a pastel decorative palette.
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Cecily Brown
Night Passage

1999

Oil on Linen

254 x 279cm
Cecily Brown's Night Passage has all the vigour of macho abstraction, with the pastel decorative palette of Monet’s water lilies, and a girlie reference to Georgia O’Keeffe. Amidst the entire lush-painted flourish, is the impression of a couple copulating.
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Cecily Brown
Hard, Fast and Beautiful

2000

Oil on Canvas

254 x 279cm
Cecily Brown’s paintings literally drip with sex. Hard, Fast and Beautiful emits a simple sophistication: wispy charcoal and white gestures, reminiscent of life drawings or underpainting, contain a more carnal impression. Cecily Brown approaches this abstraction like the aftermath of two lovers rolling around on the canvas. A highly rendered fabrication of an Yves Klein fantasy dreamed and savoured entirely from the girl’s perspective.
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Cecily Brown
The Fugitive Kind

2000

Oil on Linen

229 x 190.5cm
Taking its title from Tennessee Williams’s play, Cecily Brown’s The Fugitive Kind is as seductive as southern gossip. Brown uses the painterliness of Abstract Expressionism to convey not only raw emotion, but a corporeal sense of connection between painting, idea and viewer. Cecily Brown capitalises on the fleshiness of her medium: paint’s ability to replicate physical sensation: and the dramatic illusion of motion. Within her voluptuous surfaces, epic fantasies spontaneously unfold, as if each brush stroke contains a dark secret: opulent, gritty and tainted with sin.
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Cecily Brown
Teenage Wildlife

2003

Oil on Linen

203 x 229cm
Cecily Brown’s young lovers melt into the foliage, fused into the landscape in the heat of a moment. Everything about Brown’s painting erupts with sex appeal: from the soft-porn pastel colours to the oily-wet malleability of the surface. Cecily Brown knows that desire lies in the flirtation: amid her fervent gestural abstraction, just the glimpse of suggestion is enough.
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Cecily Brown
High Society

1998

Oil on Linen

193 x 249cm
High Society reads like an F. Scott Fitzgerald orgy: little men in tails and top hats, muscle-bound millionaire hunks pulling themselves to climax, indiscernible bits of sensuous bodies, detached penises, the allusion of gossipy dinner-party crowds. Set against a lavish gold-and-blue background, Cecily Brown’s fantasy is a rich girl’s predilection – a notch in her bedpost for Cézanne and early Pollock.

OTHER RESOURCES

artfacts.net
Additional information about Cecily Brown

albrightknox.org
Cecily Brown is one of a group of young English artists currently making a splash on the international art scene.

the-artists.org
Additional resource with info and links related to Cecily Brown and other artists.

constable.net
Excerpts from an interview with Odili Donald Odita in Flash Art, Nov-Dec 2000

dailyinfo.co.uk
Cecily Brown - review by Lita Doolan

undo.net
Cecily Brown and Odili Donald Odita

contemporaryartproject.com
Cecily Brown Art Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. By Deborah Solomon

museoreinasofia.mcu.es
El Espacio Uno del Museo Reina S-ofa abre sus puertas de nuevo para presentar una exposicin dedicada a la pintora Cecily Brown (Londres, 1969), que ha sido comisariada por Enrique Juncosa.

kunsthalle-mannheim.de
Seitdem die in Gro-britannien geborene Konstlerin Cecily Brown ihr Studium an der Slade School of Art abgeschlossen hat und 1994 nach New York zog, ist sie als eine der talentiertesten und provokativsten Malerinnen ihrer Generation in Erscheinung getreten.

galerielisaruyter.com
Galerie Lisa Ruyter freut sich vom 23. September bis 30. Oktober 2004 Arbeiten von Cecily Brown zeigen zu konnen.