John Jacobsmeyer is active/lives in Michigan. John Jacobsmeyer is known for figure, landscape, surreal.
Biography John Jacobsmeyer
John Jacobsmeyer was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1964. He earned his BFA at the University of New Hampshire and his MFA at the Yale University School of Art. His work defies categorization in the sense that it incorporates vast landscapes with absurd imagery and surreal visual clues. A significant amount of work focuses on strange interactions between a GI Joe doll figure and naked humans amid vast American vistas.
The Washington Post critic wrote that "this Joe is buff but not brutal or omniscient. His inner child seems to be running the show. But the paintings are so appealing visually, full of vibrant colors and wide vistas, that the male issues are moot, which may be the point."
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