Cleon Peterson

American, born 1973

1,917 followers

Cleon Peterson

American, born 1973

1,917 followers

With an aesthetic rooted in graphic design and a style reminiscent of Greco-Roman vases, Cleon …

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With an aesthetic rooted in graphic design and a style reminiscent of Greco-Roman vases, Cleon Peterson’s art depicts a world in which deviance is the norm and violence, sex, and drugs bring a hollow pleasure. A former drug addict who initially struggled to recover, Peterson does not rely on symbolism or allusion, as …

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