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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Anthony Ackrill

Anthony Ackrill



Education
1995-2000 Florence Academy of Art Florence, Italy

Teaching Experience
1996-2000 Instructor of Anatomy, Florence Academy of Art
1997-2000 Instructor of Drawing and Painting,
Florence Academy of Art





''Anthony Ackrill is the only painter I know who combines an amazing ability when it comes to traditional technical skills with a very modern sense of subject matter. Painting a human navel on a silver platter in a realistic manner would appeal to both Courbet and Duchamp.

Ackrill’s multi-figural compositions exhibit Old Master technical skills yet again there is a very modern sensibility. The figures all have a sense of being here and now even though they are rendered in a manner that would delight Correggio.''

Dr. Gregory Hedberg Ph.D.
Curator of Contemporary Art
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York






























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