By Jim Thorell
Jonas is Absolut Art’s Stockholm curator. Well-known and respected as a high-profile contributor to pop culture, Kleerup established Galeri Jonas Kleerup in 2006 to create a unique platform for contemporary art in Stockholm, combining conceptual art with performances and interventions by architects, musicians, photographers and painters, to support the best of Stockholm’s cutting edge and street-savvy artists. “I am really excited about Absolut Art. Absolut has strong associations with the contemporary art scene in Stockholm. Because of this, leading galleries and artists have been very positive about our collaboration. Absolut Art brings puts Stockholm’s art scene on the map and will help artists find new markets worldwide.”.
- 60 x 80 cm
- No of editions
- 50 (26 left)
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About Jim Thorell
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Get to know Jim
Jim’s warped motifs conjure the uncanniness of dreams.
“There are always images straining to get on to the surface presented.”
Living and working in Stockholm, Jim’s work evokes the visual language reminiscent of underground comics and political satire cartoons, while being animated by his own preternatural style of drawing. The repetitive flow of mark-making in his works suggest the automatic gesture of graffiti writing while simultaneously glorifying cartoonist heroes, from Lars Hillersberg to Vaugn Bode. There are always images straining to get on to the surface presented.