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Jonathan Meese: Fraulein Atlantis Prestel Publishing

Jonathan Meese: Fraulein Atlantis

Prestel Publishing

Published
ISBN : 9783791341101
Hardcover
184 pages
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 About the Book 

Meese has been shocking and captivating audiences worldwide with his multimedia performances in which he incorporates allusions to German mythology and autocracy, uses pop art and gothic overtones, and offers political commentary. His newest work,MoreMeese has been shocking and captivating audiences worldwide with his multimedia performances in which he incorporates allusions to German mythology and autocracy, uses pop art and gothic overtones, and offers political commentary. His newest work, Fr????????????????ulein Atlantis, involves an overflowing pressure chamber in which objects, pictures, and sounds combine to form a bubbling volcanic current. The installation, which is debuting at Austrias Essl Museum, is displayed concurrently with 40 of Meeses theatrically inspired paintings. This volume captures the excitement and depth of Meeses art and includes an interview with the artist as well as essays which explore the manifold aesthetic devices and interpretations that make Meese one of the most talked-about artists of his time