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Cleon Peterson

Victory, 2010

Screenprint on paper
17 × 36 3/4 in
43.2 × 93.3 cm
Edition 4/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed and dated in pencil lower right and numbered in pencil lower left 4/10
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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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and dated in pencil lower right and numbered in pencil lower left 4/10
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

Victory, 2010

Screenprint on paper
17 × 36 3/4 in
43.2 × 93.3 cm
Edition 4/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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