(1945 - 2012)
Frederick James Brown was active/lived in Arizona, New York / China. Frederick Brown is known for religion, history, portrait and urban abstract painting-musicians, teaching.
Biography Frederick Brown
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist:
Frederick J. Brown, Painter of Musicians, Dies at 67
By BRUCE WEBER
Published: May 21, 2012
Frederick J. Brown, an American artist who explored the relationship between music and painting in portraits of hundreds of jazz and blues artists, died on May 5 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 67.
The cause was cancer, said his wife, Megan.
Mr. Brown had a long and prolific career producing work on religious, historical and urban themes in addition to his portraiture. His work is represented in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Mo.
Influenced by the Germa
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