Photo: Jan BauerMini Interview with JONATHAN MEEESE: Your childhood ambition: Play, dream, read and sleep. Something you treasure: Evolution, anti-ideology, distance, hermetic love. Your worst habit: Fear of reality. The aspect of your work that’s most important to you: Playing, no ideology, love, respect, radicalism, metabolism. Your first job: Photocopying work and newspaper distribution. Someone whose work you highly recommend: Picasso, Van Gogh, Balthus, Marquis de Sade, John Sinclair, John Boorman, Caligula and Andy Warhol. View Jonathan Meese’s artwork here.
“ZOO” 9, ANAKONDA, die Teufelin, auf der WIESN”, 2014 oil, acrylic, acrylic modelling paste and Caparol-dispersion binder on canvas 60.7 x 50.7 x 3.3 cm / 24 x 20 x 1 1/3 in