About "MAGA Republicans Want to Control Your Body" and "MAGA Republicans Want White Supremacists to Have Guns"

"The personal and political chaos in our world is a direct result of the violence against human beings in the name of power,” said Cleon Peterson whose art installations depicting White supremacist gun violence, and attacks on reproductive choice were rejected. “The art for these billboards depicts the rawness and the terror of those struggles and I hope it's enough to move the people of Georgia to action in this midterm election."  

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This is the art they don't want you to see. Artist Cleon Peterson has a message for Georgians: MAGA Republicans want to control your bodies and give white supremacists guns. We can't let that happen.

This is the art they don't want you to see. Help us spread the message - and vote by November 8. Art by Cleon Peterson.

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About Cleon Peterson

Cleon Peterson is an LA-based artist whose chaotic and violent paintings depict the struggle between power and submission in the fluctuating architecture of contemporary society.⁠ Born in Seattle, WA, in 1973, Peterson received his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Detroit, MI, and his BFA in Graphic Design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Peterson’s work has been included in major exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver; at the Musée des Abattoirs, Toulouse; and at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. He has had solo exhibitions at Albertz Benda, New York, Over the Influence, Los Angeles; Agnès b.’s Galerie du Jour, Paris; Pilevneli, Istanbul; and PLUS-ONE, Antwerp.

His category-defying work has illustrated features in the New York Times, fiction by George Saunders in the New Yorker, and Penguin Classics’ edition of Philip K. Dick’s ‘Man in the High Castle.’ In 2020 he released a series of instrumental political posters disseminated through his website.  

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