Eugene Von Bruenchenhein

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein untitled oil paint on board 22" x 28" large detail

When we walked into the show at Feigen Contgemporary on Saturday afternoon the fantastic art of a brilliant outsider, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, was totally new to us, but not to many others, as we quickly discovered.

The exhibition closed that day, but for anyone seduced by the image above, beyond what is available on the gallery website there are many more in a number of media (and a fascinating story) easily Googled.

His wife was the model in his photograpy, and his muse for decades, but she wasn't the only one who was hot:

Von Bruenchenhein

[black and white image from gmtPlus9]

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Published on October 26, 2004 7:43 PM.

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