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Jonathan Beer

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Jonathan Beer at Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts September 6th, 2012 - October 11th, 2012
Posted 9/9/12
The narratives in Jonathan Beer’s art make many unpredictable turns. And like the paintings of Neo Rauch, who is an influence here, there is an unmistakable weirdness in the work. It’s never clear what you are looking at, or why the sky is sometimes bright yellow, or the earth fractured and filleted, yet there is enough of a reference to the known world to trigger a disjointed series of quick, unresolved thoughts in the viewer’s mind. The general gist of Beer’s art is a suspension of reality –... [more]