The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami presents the first major solo museum exhibition in the US for German artist Jonathan Meese. The show with the title Jonathan Meese: Sculpture focuses on Jonathan Meese’s three-dimensional work. It includes his first ceramic talisman that he created when he was 15. Also on display are small assemblages and dioramas from the beginning of his career, massive bronze sculptures, recent large-scale ceramics, and models and set designs for theatrical and operatic productions. VernissageTV attended the opening and Vanity Fair Party on November 30, 2010.
Jonathan Meese was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1970 to a German mother and British father. He moved with his family to Hamburg, Germany, when he was three. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Hamburg, where John Bock and Christian Jankowski were fellow students. For more information and Jonathan Meese related episodes on VernissageTV click here. See also our last year’s interview with Jonathan Meese at the Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz Collection.
Jonathan Meese: Sculpture at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami runs until February 13, 2011.
Jonathan Meese: Sculpture at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami. Opening reception, November 30, 2010.
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