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Mark Essen: The Next Art Jesus?

According to New York Magazine and anyone who desires to suckle from the tit of Charles Saatchi, “video game artist” Mark Essen (whose games include such masterpieces as PUNISHMENT, wherein you “try to climb to the top of the screen while the game tries to confuse you.”) is the next big thing and there is nothing you or your so-yesterday’s aesthetic can do about it.

At 22, Essen is about to erupt on the art scene. He is the youngest of the 50 artists in the New Museum’s “The Generational: Younger Than Jesus,” the international exhibition exclusively showcasing the work [...]

02 Apr 09  /  Art  /   178 Views   /  No Comments  /  

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