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Tony Just

Born in 1969

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Overview

Tony Just works between drawing and painting, applying a mixture of gouache, ink, oil, graphite and various other media to books, walls and large canvases. Although he’s always worked in a somewhat loose visual register, the figurative components of his earlier works have come to be replaced with almost entirely abstract forms. Whilst dealing with his own depression, Just read Hans Fallada’s The Drinker (1950) which left an incredibly strong impression on the artist. Fallada’s lead protagonist s...Read more