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Jonah Kinigstein

Jonah Kinigstein is an artist living in Brooklyn. He works in the scorched earth tradition of such 18th- and 19th-century cartoonists as James Gillray, George Cruikshank, and Joseph Keppler, and embraces their somewhat rococo pen and ink technique as well as their penchant to exaggerate the grotesque. In the 1990s, he used to paste his cartoons to the sides of buildings in SoHo in the 1990s, eliciting a variety of responses. He is also an accomplished painter.