‘Propped’ by painter Jenny Saville

‘Propped’ by painter Jenny Saville
Art: Jenny Saville, Propped (1992)

“Human perception of the body is so acute and knowledgeable that the smallest hint of a body can trigger recognition.”

Jenny Saville, Propped (1992)

The former Glasgow School of Art student sold this painting at Sotheby’s for £8.3 only to be overshadowed by Banksy’s self-destructing piece.

By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.