Jon Peterson — American Contemporary Art

Jon Peterson (1945–2020) was an American artist, most known for his “guerrilla sculpture” in the 1980s and his stylistically eclectic paintings in the 2000s.He was active in the emergence of Los Angeles’s downtown art scene — partly captured in the 1982 documentary, Young Turks — as both an artist and real estate developer. His work has been commissioned by or exhibited at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions the San Diego Museum of Art, Washington Project for the Arts, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston Art Festival, Foundation for Art Resources, and the International Sculpture Conference.




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