Artist Jansson Stegner Paints Guns and Roses

Jansson Stegner’s (2007). Photo: Image courtesy of Bellwether, New York.

"Make love, not war," suggests Jansson Stegner's The Rosebush. Stegner's lanky, lovely, docile, and improbably thin cops (both men and women) tend to fall somewhere between The Sound of Music and CSI: NY. The paintings are up at Chelsea's Bellwether through December 22. —Rachel Wolff