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10/16/2015 - ...That Mellencamp puts brush to canvas may come as a surprise for many, but given the artist’s proclivity to imbue his music with intimate stories and potent imagery (think “Pink Houses,” one of the most famous examples), perhaps it shouldn’t. Often figurative, and evoking hints of Neo- and German Expressionism, Mellencamp’s paintings tread new ground, while remaining thematically in line with the small–town, earnest portraits he crafts in verse. Read Issac Kaplan's of Artsy Magazine exclusive interview with John about his forthcoming exhibition at the ACA Galleries in New York, titled “The Isolation of Mister,” opening to the public on October 22, 2015, his beginnings in art and music, and the milestones that led him to stardom after the jump. Read More
10/01/2015 - We are pleased to announce the first one man show at the prestigious ACA Galleries in New York City, John Mellencamp: The Isolation of Mister exhibition runs from October 22nd through to December 19, 2015. The list of giants of American art whose careers were established or advanced by ACA Galleries would cover several pages. They are artists who have had something to say; a social conscience to express; a radical concept of art to advocate. Mellencamp found his visual voice in Expressionism. The German Expressionism of the early twentieth century, with its anguish over human brutality and corruption, spoke to Mellencamp’s deep feelings about social justice. Mellencamp’s imagery thus takes its inspiration from the same sources as his music: the struggles of the working man and woman, oppressive authority and social struggle. Read more about the 80 years of Advocacy for American Art on the ACA Gallery Website and read the complete press release after the jump. Please note: There is no entry fee for the exhibition

Sometimes There's God, 2014

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09/17/2014 - On Thursday, September 18th, John called into the Boomer and Carton morning sports radio program around 9:45am. Earlier in the week, Craig challenged Boomer to book John as a guest on the radio program, this after the Blonde Bomber referenced the rock and roll star as a friend while giving away some tickets to an upcoming show.

Well the Booms’ claim proved to be true, John himself called in Thursday morning to chat with the guys for a few minutes. Watch and listen to their chat below.

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12/16/2010 - Our latest image is from The Speaking Clock Revue at the Beacon Theater in New York City, on Wednesday October 20 2010 from Mellencamp fan Tom Fielder. This picture finds John performing "Save Some Time To Dream" on a dark stage under one spotlight.

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