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John Wesley

 (born 1928)
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."

Using 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   ...  Displaying 750 of 1875 characters.

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TWILIGHT OVER THE LOWLANDS
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