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Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Leslie - Lohman Museum

Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Leslie - Lohman Museum

 I first saw Jonathan Lyndon Chase’s work about two or three years ago on Tumblr. From 2010 to around 2015—my senior year of high school to one year out of college—I frequented Tumblr. Over this span I engaged a confluence of pop cultural imagery, original art, confessional blog posts, porn, and mundane snaps and selfies. Images on Tumblr exemplify those commonly sourced for memes elaborated with text that set up a scenario or joke for which the image provides the conclusion or punch line

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Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Hyperallergic

Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Hyperallergic

Jonathan Lyndon Chase is all about the funk. His painting show at Thierry Goldberg is full of thick lips and protruding asses, wayward bling in the form of gold paint, and all kinds of gender play and urban symbology that read as a conglomeration of commerce, self-aware role playing, and genuine sexual desire.

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Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Artcritical

Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Artcritical

Now in its second year, the artcritical prize at the Annual Student Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, chosen by faculty vote, awards a graduating MFA student an article in these pages. Author DIDIER WILLIAM was recently named chair of the MFA program at PAFA.

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Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Hyperallergic

Jonathan Lyndon Chase - Hyperallergic

More intimate than meticulous, Jonathan Lyndon Chase’s rendering puts human touch at the forefront of his art. As the artist tells Doron Langberg in a recent interview for The Color Hour, he’s able to “really find out what is happening in a painting through touch” and that “the line is a way to talk about tenderness and sensitivity”

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