John Wesley is active/lives in New York, California. John Wesley is known for pop images, cartoon-like figure, fantasy.
Biography John Wesley
Los Angeles, California native John Wesley moved to New York in
1960. He became prominent in the early sixties creating images of
traditional emblems, historical figures, comic book personalities,
animals, sexy women, athletes and showgirls into surreal daydreams.
Wesley is known for his pastel palette, his use of painted "frames"
within his pictures, his early emblem paintings, his cartoon Bumstead
paintings, and "ultimately for his representations of an inner erotic
voyage where we are both the voyager and the voyeur."
tracing paper and stock photographs, Wesley's colorful and figurative
style reflect the "flat" world of comics and posters. Other influences
on his work range from Surrealism to Art Nouveau, fr
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