Odd Nerdrum is one of the most important and controversial painters in the world — obsessing and scandalizing museum patrons and Juxtapoz readers alike. Collectors regularly shell out six figures for his infuriatingly brilliant fusion of hard-core Old Master skill and style with even more hard-core sexual and scatological scenarios. Unfortunately, that success sparked tax problems in his native Norway, and the septuagenarian is facing years in jail. Supporters worry this may be the last time new work is shown in his lifetime. Even more bittersweet and special is Nerdrum’s insistence on exhibiting work by his star students alongside his own. Hence the throwback title, “Pupils of Apelles.” Opening is Nov. 15, 8-11:30 p.m. Exhibition continues, Wed.-Sat., 1-6 p.m.; through Dec. 6.

Sat., Nov. 15, 8-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Starts: Nov. 15. Continues through Dec. 6, 2014
(Expired: 12/06/14)

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