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John Mellencamp

Sometimes There's God, 2015

Silkscreen
26 × 22 in
66 × 55.9 cm
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New York
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Edition 9/60
John Mellencamp
American, b. 1951
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American populist songwriter John Mellencamp is also an accomplished painter. After attending the Art Students League in New York in the 1980s, Mellencamp developed a style that fuses the aesthetic approaches of the German expressionists Max Beckmann and Otto Dix with that of American neo-expressionists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Francesco Clemente. His oil paintings combine portraits of everyday Americans with a cast of universally recognized symbols—hearts, guitars, targets, and crowns—and words such as “dreams,” “blues,” and “freedom.”

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John Mellencamp
American, b. 1951
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American populist songwriter John Mellencamp is also an accomplished painter. After attending the Art Students League in New York in the 1980s, Mellencamp developed a style that fuses the aesthetic approaches of the German expressionists Max Beckmann and Otto Dix with that of American neo-expressionists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Francesco Clemente. His oil paintings combine portraits of everyday Americans with a cast of universally recognized symbols—hearts, guitars, targets, and crowns—and words such as “dreams,” “blues,” and “freedom.”

John Mellencamp

Sometimes There's God, 2015

Silkscreen
26 × 22 in
66 × 55.9 cm
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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