The Art of James W. von Brunn

Once upon a time James W. von Brunn (the man who wrought havoc at the Holocaust Memorial Museum yesterday) was an artist. I discovered a scan of a painting of his online. It serves as the root image for the animation running above. Brunn's painting offsets the artifice of feigned innocence against the seeming pretension of art. Does his art offer any insights into the nature of his fury?

© 2009 Peter Schmideg

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