JESSE WAUGH: Portrait of an Artist and His Strivings for Pulchrism

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JESSE WAUGH, 2012 - Art - 144 pages

Illuminated in this monograph are over six hundred illustrations demonstrating the results of Jesse Waugh's attempts to create beauty.  Beginning with an overview of his film and image works, and expanding into an encyclopaedic survey of his efforts in a variety of genres,  JESSE WAUGH: Portrait of an Artist and His Strivings for Pulchrism  is a tour de force  offering a thorough overview of Waugh's oeuvre from 1991-2012. 


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About the author (2012)

Jesse Waugh is an artist who champions Beauty as the purpose of art, and is the founder of Pulchrism - an art movement in which Beauty is paramount.

His work has been exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and at various galleries and venues. His artist monograph has been archived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Britain, Brooklyn Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Agnes Gund Collection, and others.

Jesse Waugh has been added to the University of Brighton’s List of Notable Alumni, and also to the Getty Union List of Artist Names, and his art manifesto The Pulchrist Manifesto has been recognized as a significant historical art manifesto.

Employing painting and video as his primary media, Jesse Waugh has had his work broadcast on the BBC, National Geographic, and also Peruvian television. His work has been the subject of academic study at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Brown University in Rhode Island, and Los Angeles City College in Hollywood.

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