Katrina Klaasmeyer


About Katrina Klaasmeyer

Katrina Klaasmeyer earned her Masters in Art History from the University of Oregon, with her thesis “Capitalist Realism: The Work of Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke and Konrad Lueg, 1962-67.” She curated an exhibition on the Japanese tradition of manga as it relates to war and romance comics of the 1940s-50s at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.



Mariko Mori, Pure Land, 1996-98
In her immersive dreamscapes, Mori transforms the celestial attendants of Buddhist art into pastel-colored aliens.

Mariko Mori, Pure Land





Mariko Mori, Pure Land, 1996-98
In her immersive dreamscapes, Mori transforms the celestial attendants of Buddhist art into pastel-colored aliens.

Mariko Mori, Pure Land


Jackson Pollock, Mural, 1943, oil and water-based paint on linen, 242.9 x 603.9 cm (University of Iowa Museum of Art)
Pollock’s largest painting is a step on his road to action painting, but he wasn’t yet painting on the floor.

Jackson Pollock, Mural



Sigmar Polke, Bunnies - detail
Hugh Hefner turned women into objects, and Sigmar Polke turned those objects into dots.

Sigmar Polke, Bunnies