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Roger Brown


Roger Brown (December 10, 1941 – November 22, 1997) was an American artist and painter. Often associated with the Chicago Imagist groups, he was internationally known for his distinctive painting style and shrewd social commentaries on politics, religion, and art.

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American painter associated with the Chicago Imagists. Brown commissioned his partner, architect George Veronda, to design a home and studio for a Lake Michigan dunes property he purchased in New Buffalo, Michigan. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago maintains the Roger Brown Study Collection, a house museum and special collection.

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United States


Artist, painter

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Roger Brown, James Roger Brown

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