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As a natural successor to Abstract Expressionism, Jumper Maybach's paintings embody the incendiary and explosive passion that characterized the truly American movement. Born of the nuances in trauma and healing, Maybach's works are weighted. The profound expression of both tragedy and healing is highly resonant and their sweeping beauty is undeniable. Works such as Hate No More, Can’t Fix Stupid, Aliens of The Universe, and Red Rocket, represent the spontaneity, the frenetic joy and the subversive messages swaddled in childlike expression that distinguish Jumper Maybach's unique style of painting. These are the qualities that link him so clearly to the great American tradition of spontaneous abstraction, with Art Dubai dubbing him the 'The 21st Century Jackson Pollock'.

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Q: Describe how art is important to society:

Jumper Maybach: In 2016: The Houston Chronicle had this to say about my work:

“The complexity within his art comes from within. Jumper is unashamed to teach the world a lesson in compassion. His art is a beacon for ending hate, bullying and intolerance in our world…and one cannot miss this in his work.”

Art is, has been, and always will be the chronicler of history. My Collectors have described a full range of emotions about the art itself, often remarking that it produces a powerful visceral reaction that never loses its impact. I also have been told that the messages inherent in the works are transparent in some of my Collections, yet other series provoke far more thought. This feeds my soul. And allows one to view the present and contemplate the future. That is the true impact of Art on Society. I imagined for myself a life in which understanding, acceptance, peace and the ultimate healthy transformation of an individual could be achieved. I envisioned my Artistic gift to be that beacon for society, and for societal betterment.

My art has allowed me to live my vision and for that I am beyond grateful.