Jonathan Meese

German, b. 1970

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Exploring such themes as revolution, the failures of ideology, and the role and power of art, Jonathan Meese’s wryly bombastic installations, paintings, sculptures, and performances emerge from the notion of the “Dictatorship of Art,” as he calls …

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£32,500
DOC FATTY "FETTOMÄX" HARPUNEIERTS A BISSERLTSNS' TOO HOT… (IM HOTTIE), 2014
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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Painting
oil and acrylic on canvas
270.4 x 180.3cm
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£32,500
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
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JONATHAN MEESE (B. 1970) _DOC FATTY "FETTOMÄX" HARPUNEIERTS A BISSERLTSNS' TOO HOT… (IM HOTTIE)_ signed with the artist’s initials and dated ‘JM 2014’ (lower right); signed thrice, titled and dated thrice ‘JMeese 2014 JMeese 2014 JMeese 2014 DOC FATTY “FETTOMÄX” HARPUNEIERTS A BISSERLTSNS’ TOO HOT… (IM HOTTIE)’ (on the reverse) oil and acrylic on canvas 106 ½ x 71in. (270.4 x 180.3cm.) Painted in 2014
DOC FATTY "FETTOMÄX" HARPUNEIERTS A BISSERLTSNS' TOO HOT… (IM HOTTIE), 2014
oil and acrylic on canvas
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
£32,500
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Painting
270.4 x 180.3cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£32,500
Description
JONATHAN MEESE (B. 1970) _DOC FATTY "FETTOMÄX" HARPUNEIERTS A BISSERLTSNS' TOO HOT… (IM HOTTIE)_ signed with the artist’s initials and dated ‘JM 2014’ (lower right); signed thrice, titled and dated thrice ‘JMeese 2014 JMeese 2014 JMeese 2014 DOC FATTY “FETTOMÄX” HARPUNEIERTS A BISSERLTSNS’ TOO HOT… (IM HOTTIE)’ (on the reverse) oil and acrylic on canvas 106 ½ x 71in. (270.4 x 180.3cm.) Painted in 2014
$10,625
Das Kampflied des Erzes (das Kriegsgoldtum), 2004
Sold on Aug 4, 2020
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Painting
oil and synthetic fiber on canvas
50.2 x 70.2 cm
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Realized Price
$10,625
Auction Sale
Aug 4, 2020
Christie's
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Das Kampflied des Erzes (das Kriegsgoldtum) signed, titled and dated 'Das Kampflied des Erzes (das Kriegsgoldtum) J Meese 2004' (on the reverese) oil and synthetic fiber on canvas 19 ¾ x 27 5/8 in. (50.2 x 70.2 cm.) Executed in 2004.
Das Kampflied des Erzes (das Kriegsgoldtum), 2004
oil and synthetic fiber on canvas
Aug 4, 2020
Christie's
$10,625
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Painting
50.2 x 70.2 cm
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Aug 4, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$10,625
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Das Kampflied des Erzes (das Kriegsgoldtum) signed, titled and dated 'Das Kampflied des Erzes (das Kriegsgoldtum) J Meese 2004' (on the reverese) oil and synthetic fiber on canvas 19 ¾ x 27 5/8 in. (50.2 x 70.2 cm.) Executed in 2004.
£27,500
Bacon, de Tomatus, der 1. englische Samurei, dabei sein gelblicher Freund, 2002
Sold on Jul 14, 2020
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Work on Paper
oil, printed paper collage and hair on canvas
100.8 x 70cm
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Realized Price
£27,500
Auction Sale
Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
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JONATHAN MEESE (B. 1970) _Bacon, de Tomatus, der 1. englische Samurei, dabei sein gelblicher Freund_ signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2002' (lower right); signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Bacon, de Tomatus, der 1. englische SAMURAI, dabei sein gelblicher Freund J Meese 2002' (on the reverse) oil, printed paper collage and hair on canvas 39 ¾ x 27 ½in. (100.8 x 70cm.) Executed in 2002
Bacon, de Tomatus, der 1. englische Samurei, dabei sein gelblicher Freund, 2002
oil, printed paper collage and hair on canvas
Jul 14, 2020
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£27,500
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Work on Paper
100.8 x 70cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£27,500
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JONATHAN MEESE (B. 1970) _Bacon, de Tomatus, der 1. englische Samurei, dabei sein gelblicher Freund_ signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2002' (lower right); signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Bacon, de Tomatus, der 1. englische SAMURAI, dabei sein gelblicher Freund J Meese 2002' (on the reverse) oil, printed paper collage and hair on canvas 39 ¾ x 27 ½in. (100.8 x 70cm.) Executed in 2002
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Silver bridge, 2008
Sold on Jun 30, 2020
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Sculpture
enameled ceramic
44 x 27.5 x 28 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 30, 2020
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Jonathan Meese (né en 1970) Silver bridge signé, titré et daté '"SILVER BRIDGE" MEESE 08' (en bas) céramique émaillée 44 x 27.5 x 28 cm. Réalisé en 2008. signed, titled and dated '"SILVER BRIDGE" MEESE 08' (at the bottom) enameled ceramic 17 3/8 x 10 7/8 x 11 in. Executed in 2008.
Silver bridge, 2008
enameled ceramic
Jun 30, 2020
Christie's
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Sculpture
44 x 27.5 x 28 cm
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Jun 30, 2020
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Jonathan Meese (né en 1970) Silver bridge signé, titré et daté '"SILVER BRIDGE" MEESE 08' (en bas) céramique émaillée 44 x 27.5 x 28 cm. Réalisé en 2008. signed, titled and dated '"SILVER BRIDGE" MEESE 08' (at the bottom) enameled ceramic 17 3/8 x 10 7/8 x 11 in. Executed in 2008.
€10,000
Selbstbildnis mis Heuschreckennase (Self-Portrait with Grasshopper Nose), 2002
Sold on Jun 2, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas
50 x 40cm
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€10,000
Auction Sale
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Selbstbildnis mis Heuschreckennase (Self-Portrait with Grasshopper Nose) signed, titled and dated ‘Selbstbildnis mit Heuschreckennase (naß)JMeese 2002’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 50 x 40cm. Painted in 2002
Selbstbildnis mis Heuschreckennase (Self-Portrait with Grasshopper Nose), 2002
oil on canvas
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
€10,000
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Painting
50 x 40cm
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Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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€10,000
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Selbstbildnis mis Heuschreckennase (Self-Portrait with Grasshopper Nose) signed, titled and dated ‘Selbstbildnis mit Heuschreckennase (naß)JMeese 2002’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 50 x 40cm. Painted in 2002
€27,500
Meeresjungfräulein "Dr. Erzwind", genannt LIEBE (Mermaid "Dr. Erzwind", Called LOVE), 2003
Sold on Jun 2, 2020
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Painting
oil, hair, resin and printed paper collage on canvas
120 x 100 cm
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€27,500
Auction Sale
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Meeresjungfräulein "Dr. Erzwind", genannt LIEBE (Mermaid "Dr. Erzwind", Called LOVE) signed with the artist's initials and dated ‘JM 2003’ (lower right); signed twice, titled and dated twice ‘MEERESJUNGFRÄULEIN "DR. ERZWIND", genannt LIEBE. (Name der keilschrift) JMeese 2003 JMeese 2003’ (on the reverse) oil, hair, resin and printed paper collage on canvas 120 x 100 cm. Executed in 2003
Meeresjungfräulein "Dr. Erzwind", genannt LIEBE (Mermaid "Dr. Erzwind", Called LOVE), 2003
oil, hair, resin and printed paper collage on canvas
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
€27,500
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Painting
120 x 100 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€27,500
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Meeresjungfräulein "Dr. Erzwind", genannt LIEBE (Mermaid "Dr. Erzwind", Called LOVE) signed with the artist's initials and dated ‘JM 2003’ (lower right); signed twice, titled and dated twice ‘MEERESJUNGFRÄULEIN "DR. ERZWIND", genannt LIEBE. (Name der keilschrift) JMeese 2003 JMeese 2003’ (on the reverse) oil, hair, resin and printed paper collage on canvas 120 x 100 cm. Executed in 2003
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$11,250
Dr. Allsoldat Schnulli, 2005
Sold on Apr 30, 2020
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oil on canvas
210.2 x 140 cm
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$11,250
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Dr. Allsoldat Schnulli signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2005' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'DR. ALLSOLDAT "SCHNULLi" J Meese 2005' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 82 ¾ x 55 1/8 in. (210.2 x 140 cm.) Painted in 2005.
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Dr. Allsoldat Schnulli, 2005
oil on canvas
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
$11,250
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210.2 x 140 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$11,250
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Dr. Allsoldat Schnulli signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2005' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'DR. ALLSOLDAT "SCHNULLi" J Meese 2005' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 82 ¾ x 55 1/8 in. (210.2 x 140 cm.) Painted in 2005.
£6,000
Lächelnder Scheissi (Laughing Shit), 2008
Sold on Sep 11, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
99.8 x 80.2cm
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£6,000
Auction Sale
Sep 11, 2019
Christie's
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Lächelnder Scheissi (Laughing Shit) signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 08' (lower edge); signed twice, dated twice and titled 'LÄCHELNDER SCHEISSI JMeese 08 JMeese 08' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 39 ¼ x 31 5/8in. (99.8 x 80.2cm.) Painted in 2008
Lächelnder Scheissi (Laughing Shit), 2008
oil on canvas
Sep 11, 2019
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£6,000
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99.8 x 80.2cm
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Sep 11, 2019
Christie's
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£6,000
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Lächelnder Scheissi (Laughing Shit) signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 08' (lower edge); signed twice, dated twice and titled 'LÄCHELNDER SCHEISSI JMeese 08 JMeese 08' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 39 ¼ x 31 5/8in. (99.8 x 80.2cm.) Painted in 2008
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Die Gralsfeigheit "Schwänzchen hoch" (The Cowardliness Of The Grail "Willie Up"), 2005
Sold on Sep 11, 2019
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Work on Paper
oil, printed paper collage, felt-tip pen and oil pastel on canvas, in two parts
210 x 280cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Sep 11, 2019
Christie's
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Die Gralsfeigheit "Schwänzchen hoch" (The Cowardliness Of The Grail "Willie Up") signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2005' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Die Gralsfeigheit "Schwänzchen hoch," J Meese 2005' (on the reverse) oil, printed paper collage, felt-tip pen and oil pastel on canvas, in two parts 82 5/8 x 110 ¼in. (210 x 280cm.) Executed in 2005
Die Gralsfeigheit "Schwänzchen hoch" (The Cowardliness Of The Grail "Willie Up"), 2005
oil, printed paper collage, felt-tip pen and oil pastel on canvas, in two parts
Sep 11, 2019
Christie's
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Work on Paper
210 x 280cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 11, 2019
Christie's
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Jonathan Meese (b. 1970) Die Gralsfeigheit "Schwänzchen hoch" (The Cowardliness Of The Grail "Willie Up") signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2005' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Die Gralsfeigheit "Schwänzchen hoch," J Meese 2005' (on the reverse) oil, printed paper collage, felt-tip pen and oil pastel on canvas, in two parts 82 5/8 x 110 ¼in. (210 x 280cm.) Executed in 2005
$17,500
Noël Coward is Back III (Zahl und Freundschaft), 2006
Sold on Jul 9, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
210.2 x 140.3 cm
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Realized Price
$17,500
Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2019
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JONATHAN MEESE (B. 1971) Noël Coward is Back III (Zahl und Freundschaft) signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2006' (center left); signed again twice, titled and dated again twice 'NOËL COWARD IS BACK III ZAHL UND FREUNDSCHAFT J Meese 2006' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 82 ¾ x 55 ¼ in. (210.2 x 140.3 cm.) Painted in 2006.
Noël Coward is Back III (Zahl und Freundschaft), 2006
oil on canvas
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
$17,500
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Painting
210.2 x 140.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$17,500
Description
JONATHAN MEESE (B. 1971) Noël Coward is Back III (Zahl und Freundschaft) signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 2006' (center left); signed again twice, titled and dated again twice 'NOËL COWARD IS BACK III ZAHL UND FREUNDSCHAFT J Meese 2006' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 82 ¾ x 55 ¼ in. (210.2 x 140.3 cm.) Painted in 2006.