July 14 – September 2, 2001
Roger Brown (1941–1997) was one of the foremost Chicago Imagist artists. Best known for his paintings, he was also a prolific printmaker, who worked in a range of graphic media—lithography, silkscreen, intaglio, woodcut and commercial printing processes for which he made original drawings. This exhibition presented for the first time a selection of the twenty-three prints and artist-designed posters donated to the Smart Museum by the artist shortly before his untimely death. These works offered a broad chronological and technical overview of Brown's considerable achievements as a printmaker.
Curator: Richard A. Born, Smart Museum Senior Curator.
Presented in the Joel and Carole Bernstein Gallery.