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THE DARKNESS OF CLEON PETERSON’S ART

by Ariadna Zierold

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Take a look at the violent, mesmerizing, and brutally honest work of artist Cleon Peterson with demon-like characters attacking people, or in other paintings similar actions are being carried out by uniformed figures. What is perhaps most disturbing is the realization that we are drawn to such darkness; titillating news headlines, and bloody movies.

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