Art historians are more than a little obsessed with the distinction between nudity and nakedness. Jo Messer, for her part, is obsessed with painting. “I just come in every day and start,” she says, which is rarer to hear from an artist than you might think.
Artist Jo Messer Paints Women in All Their Fleshy, Slutty Glory
The artist, who is gearing up for a show at Morán Morán gallery in Mexico City next spring, prefers to deconstruct her subjects—literally.