Cleon Peterson, ‘Untitled (Soldier)’, 2015, Painting, Acrylic on panel (diptych), Rago/Wright
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Cleon Peterson

Untitled (Soldier), 2015

Acrylic on panel (diptych)
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96" x 48" (assembled)

Provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey

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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, ‘Untitled (Soldier)’, 2015, Painting, Acrylic on panel (diptych), Rago/Wright
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Rago/Wright

96" x 48" (assembled)

Provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey

Medium
Signature
Signed and dated
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

Untitled (Soldier), 2015

Acrylic on panel (diptych)
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