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Ed Flood

Born in 1944, Chicago, United States

Died in 1985


Like his friends and colleagues at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, collectively known as the Chicago Imagists, Ed Floor found inspiration in the artefacts of popular culture, such as comic book illustrations, commercial advertising and postcards. Inspired by H.C. Westermann and Joseph Cornell, Flood painted on layers of Plexiglas held together by joined wooden frames. This reverse painting method on Plexiglas achieved a strikingly polished and bright look, reminiscent of commercially...Read more