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Roger Brown

Born in 1941, Hamilton, Canada

Died in 1997

Overview

One of the leading members of Chicago Imagists, an art movement based in Chicago in the 1960s, Roger Brown creates bold works tied with social commentary. His familial ties drove him to the American South and its distinctive culture of materialism and folk art. Later in life, Brown grew interested in the aesthetics of comic books, Art Deco and interior design, and influences visible in his graphic, skewed perspective and apocalyptic backgrounds. Dedicating works to the state of post-war America,...Read more