Artist Biography


Michael Wilson, “Jonathan Meese,” Artforum, February 2017

Doris Mampe, “Eat the Meat! All or Nothing! On Propaganda in the Paintings of Jonathan Meese” in Jonathan Meese: Malermeese – Meesermaler (Walther König: 2014)

Peter Elfert, “Jonathan Meese: Die Sonne ist eine Diktatur,” in Salon, 2014

Robert Eikmeyer, “No Struggle: En Route to the Dictatorship of Art,” in Jonathan Meese: Malermeese – Meesermaler (Walther König: 2014)

Lynne van Rhijn, “The Meesiah, the ‘self’ in Jonathan Meese’s oeuvre,” in Jonathan Meese: Totalzelbstportrait (Walther König: 2012)

Nicolai Hartvig, “Artist Jonathan Meese on Why “Democracy is Finished,” and Why Koons is Not King,” Artinfo, January 2011

David Galloway, “Angst Management,” Artnews, Summer 2009

Jennifer Allen, “Die Diktatur der Kunst ist Totale Liebe in Totaler zur Sache,” Deutsche Vogue, June 2008.

Adam Jasper, “Eat It: Jonathan Meese,” ArtReview, February 2008

Stefania Bortolami, “Jonathan Meese,” The Journal, 2008

Luke Heighton, “Jonathan Meese: Mama Johnny,” ArtReview, June 2007

Adam Thompson, “Jonathan Meese + Tal R,” Art Papers, May 2007

Axel Lapp, “Once Upon a Time in the West,” Art Review, October 2006

Translated by Nicholas Grindell, “The Geometrical God (the hermetic, Zeuslike Neutrality of Tyrannis),” in Frieze September, 2006