Jonathan Meese, ‘DR. FRÄULEIN TRAUMBRATEN (KUNST TRÄUMT DICH TAFELSPITZ, WIE LUMPI)’, 2017, Outset Benefit Auction
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Jonathan Meese

DR. FRÄULEIN TRAUMBRATEN (KUNST TRÄUMT DICH TAFELSPITZ, WIE LUMPI), 2017

Acryl, acrylic putty, acrylic paste on canvas
23 9/10 × 19 9/10 × 1 3/10 in
60.7 × 50.5 × 3.3 cm
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Outset Benefit Auction

From the Catalogue:
Jonathan Meese is one of the best-known contemporary German artists. His …

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Mixed Media
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Courtesy Jonathan Meese and Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf Photo: Jan Bauer.Net
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 it. Having appointed himself its representative, Meese inserts his own image into most of his works, personifying characters from popular culture as well as those of his own devising, according himself cult status. Distinguished by an anarchic tone and Meese’s distinctive heavy metal aesthetic, the exhibition entitled “HOT EARL GREEN SAUSAGE TEA BARBIE (FIRST FLUSH)” (2011) featured paintings and prints, including a profusion of self-portraits, as well as magazine photo collages, large-scale installations, and bronze sculptures of monstrous human figures in the throes of hellish agony.

Jonathan Meese, ‘DR. FRÄULEIN TRAUMBRATEN (KUNST TRÄUMT DICH TAFELSPITZ, WIE LUMPI)’, 2017, Outset Benefit Auction
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Jonathan Meese is one of the best-known contemporary German artists. His diverse, highly individual work, powerful and unsettling, polarises opinion. It is influenced partly by his study of personalities in world history, of ancient myths and heroic epics, which the artist intensifies into a …

Medium
Mixed Media
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Signed
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Courtesy Jonathan Meese and Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf Photo: Jan Bauer.Net
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 it. Having appointed himself its representative, Meese inserts his own image into most of his works, personifying characters from popular culture as well as those of his own devising, according himself cult status. Distinguished by an anarchic tone and Meese’s distinctive heavy metal aesthetic, the exhibition entitled “HOT EARL GREEN SAUSAGE TEA BARBIE (FIRST FLUSH)” (2011) featured paintings and prints, including a profusion of self-portraits, as well as magazine photo collages, large-scale installations, and bronze sculptures of monstrous human figures in the throes of hellish agony.

Jonathan Meese

DR. FRÄULEIN TRAUMBRATEN (KUNST TRÄUMT DICH TAFELSPITZ, WIE LUMPI), 2017

Acryl, acrylic putty, acrylic paste on canvas
23 9/10 × 19 9/10 × 1 3/10 in
60.7 × 50.5 × 3.3 cm
Bidding closed
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