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Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown to hold John Mellencamp art exhibition

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John Mellencamp, Fairmount, 2017. Mixed media on plywood, 48? x 35?. John Mellencamp, Fairmount, 2017. Mixed media on plywood, 48? x 35?.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown will be showing an exhibition titled 'John Mellencamp: Expressionist' from September 20 through November 18.

According to the Butler's website, the exhibition will be of the most recent artworks from the multi-expressional, creative spirit of "legendary musician, long-time activist and accomplished painter, John Mellencamp."

Mellencamp has been painting for over 35 years, and his work is said to be inspired by music and extends the rich American tradition of creating art which deals with wide-ranging issues.

Individuals will be able to view his works while they are displayed in the Butler. 

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