Jon Pylypchuk | the artist




The artist Jon Pylypchuk
Born 1972, Winnipeg, Canada.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Sculpture Objects, Sydney Biennale,

I will plug your wound to protect everyone now / Plug everyone now


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Jon Pylypchuk’s work evolves from the realm of the pathetic. His drawings and sculptures bring to life a make-believe world populated by abused cuddly creatures, where emotional frailty and menace are worn on every shirt sleeve and pet tag. Mirroring the naked state of the human condition, Pylpchuk’s tragic-comic figures are both loveable and loathsome, recreating instances of pitiful irony that ring all too true. In I Miss You, Danger… Pylypchuk’s raggedy poodle sulks in the discontents of retirement, the kicked dog epitome of loneliness and obsolescence.
I am glad you have all finally given up on me
Born in Winnipeg in 1972, Jon Pylypchuk studied at the University of Manitoba School of Art, where he co-founded the collective known as the Royal Art Lodge in 1996 with fellow artists Michael Dumontier, Marcel Dzama, Neil Farber, Drue Langlois and Adrian Williams…


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