Jesse Waugh is an artist who champions Beauty as the purpose of art, and is the founder of Pulchrism - an art movement in which Beauty is paramount.
His work has been exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and at various galleries and venues. His artist monograph has been archived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Britain, Brooklyn Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Agnes Gund Collection, the University of Washington and others.
Jesse Waugh has been added to the University of Brighton’s List of Notable Alumni, and also to the Getty Union List of Artist Names, and his art manifesto The Pulchrist Manifesto has been recognized as a significant historical art manifesto.
Employing painting and video as his primary media, Jesse Waugh has had his work broadcast on the BBC, National Geographic, and also Peruvian television. His work has been the subject of academic study at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Brown University in Rhode Island, and Los Angeles City College in Hollywood.PUBLICATIONS● PULCHRISM: Championing Beauty as The Purpose of Art● JESSE WAUGH: Portrait of an Artist and His Strivings for Pulchrism
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