Thick Paint (Staying Clear of Existentialist Smog)
Artist: Roger Brown (1941-1997)
Oil on canvas
48 x 48 inches, Titled on verso
Born in Alabama, Roger Brown 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.
Today he is in many major collections across the nation.