Ellen Altfest The Bent Leg


Artist profile

Ellen Altfest

Since leaving Yale School of Art Ellen Altfest has developed her own distinct and devoted approach to a figurative and representational painting. The writer and artist David Humphrey notes how ‘her paintings celebrate the way objects become engulfed by their surroundings and simple acts of identification multiply and transform’.


The Bent Leg

In this film Ellen Altfest discusses her exhibition The Bent Leg at White Cube Hoxton Square.


In this film, Ellen Altfest discusses her painting process, giving insight into elements of her daily studio practice.

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