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Roger Brown

 (1941 - 1997)
Roger Brown was active/lived in Illinois.  Roger Brown is known for abstract-surreal figure-views, imagist.

Roger Brown

Born in Alabama, he became one of the most celebrated of a group of Chicago artists called "Imagists," creating edgy, cartoon-like paintings of urban trauma.  His specialty were whimsical cityscapes that often touched upon social issues.

In 1987, a retrospective was held of his work at the Washington D.C. Hirshhorn Museum.  He donated a collection of 30 paintings and his homes in Chicago, La Conchita, California, and New Buffalo, Michigan to his alma mater, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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About  Roger Brown

Born:  1941 - Hamilton, Alabama
Died:   1997
Known for:  abstract-surreal figure-views, imagist