Franzie Weldgen is active/lives in New York. Franzie Weldgen is known for cartoon imagery.
Biography Franzie Weldgen
"Low-Brow Art in a High-Brow World: The Art of Franzie Weldgen"
by Julie Sasse, Curator, Tucson Museum of Art
Franzie Weldgen's art is at once confrontational and hilarious, childish and thought-provoking. His unabashedly cartoon-influenced art is a riotous cacophony of color, pattern and fantasy. Often he paints on top of kitsch reproductions of British hunt or Western cowboy action scenes—some of the mainstays of middle class sofa art, which further emphasizes the consciously low-brow nature of his work. Loyal to the comic book formula, and aligning himself with its culture, Weldgen punctuates his compositions with text inserts and captions that help the viewer to "read" the content of his often alarming
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