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Egon Schiele, Richard Nagy Gallery | reviews, news & interviews

Egon Schiele, Richard Nagy Gallery

Egon Schiele, Richard Nagy Gallery

Women made of bones and bruises and heart in this superior show

Egon Schiele, 'Woman With Homunculus', 1910Private Collection, Courtesy of Richard Nagy Ltd, London

Richard Nagy's gallery has said that they don't want millions of people rushing to see their show of Egon Schiele's drawings of women - it's only a small second-floor space on New Bond Street after all, and 50 fragile pictures crowd the walls. But don't let that dissuade you from seeing one of the shows of the year.

There is sensuality but not much human sensitivity, or at any rate much of a connection between model and artist

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