Jonathan Monk

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Jonathan Monk (born in 1969, in Leicester, UK) is an artist living and working in Berlin.

Life and career[edit]

Art practice[edit]

Monk questions the meaning of art using conceptualism in a way that Ken Johnson in The New York Times called "sweet, wry and poetic".[1]

In an interview with David Shrigley, Monk says: "Is it or is it not or can it or can it not be? This is something that has been dealt with within the art world for some time and I guess the unanswerable question keeps us all going..."[2]

Art works[edit]

2010[edit]

"Diecimila" - Facsimile produced and published by mfc-michèle didier, Brussels

2007[edit]

"Deadman", selected for the Renaissance Society's 2007 group show, "Meanwhile, In Baghdad..."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Ken. "ART IN REVIEW; Jonathan Monk -- 'Free Lane'". New York Times. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  2. ^ David, Shrigley. "Why are we Artists?". Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Meanwhile, In Baghdad..." at the Renaissance Society Archived 2011-07-20 at the Wayback Machine.

External sources[edit]

Lisson Gallery
Dvir Gallery
Frieze Magazine
New York Times Review Casey Kaplan Gallery