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Cleon Peterson

Trump 2017 (Platinum Black), 2017

Screenprint in colors on wove paper
34 1/2 × 26 in
87.6 × 66 cm
Edition 175/175
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

Condition Reports: Soft creasing from being rolled and handled. Print is rolled.

Condition Reports: Soft creasing from being rolled and handled. Print is rolled.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, numbered, and dated along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Cleon Peterson
American, b. 1973
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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 many other artists do; instead he depicts a chaotic and chilling reality—police brutality, stabbings, and strangulation. Influenced by Leon Golub, Paul McCarthy, and Mike Kelley, Peterson portrays a world in which hostility and violence are rendered senseless and without context.

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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

Condition Reports: Soft creasing from being rolled and handled. Print is rolled.

Condition Reports: Soft creasing from being rolled and handled. Print is rolled.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, numbered, and dated along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Cleon Peterson
American, b. 1973
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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 many other artists do; instead he depicts a chaotic and chilling reality—police brutality, stabbings, and strangulation. Influenced by Leon Golub, Paul McCarthy, and Mike Kelley, Peterson portrays a world in which hostility and violence are rendered senseless and without context.

Cleon Peterson

Trump 2017 (Platinum Black), 2017

Screenprint in colors on wove paper
34 1/2 × 26 in
87.6 × 66 cm
Edition 175/175
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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Other works by Cleon Peterson