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Spring 2019 Newsletter

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Joy

1974, watercolor on paper

Collection of the Frederick J. Brown Trust

 

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Frederick J. Brown and the Milky Way

Chicago’s Adler Planetarium highlighted the importance of imagination and the intersection between art and science in a recent Google Arts and Culture online exhibition. This story features the collaboration between Brown and the Adler on the 1977 large scale painting, Milky Way.

Google Arts and Culture is an online platform that showcases images of artworks in partner museum collections.


The 1992 monumental     Crucifixion   triptych (72 x 361 in.) in the collection of the Strake Jesuit Museum in Houston, Texas was recently published in “Black Jesus Matters“ by Father John Christman in  U.S. Catholic Magazine,  February 2019 issue.

The 1992 monumental Crucifixion triptych (72 x 361 in.) in the collection of the Strake Jesuit Museum in Houston, Texas was recently published in “Black Jesus Matters“ by Father John Christman in U.S. Catholic Magazine, February 2019 issue.


From the FJBT Archives

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American student Belle Yang and Frederick J. Brown at the Beijing Academy of Traditional Painting in Beijing, China, photo by Jerry Jones, 1988

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The Loft at 120 Wooster Street, photo by LeRoy Woodson, 1982

Does anyone have photographs of the loft? We are looking for more images of the space. Please contact us to share them with us here.


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Private Collection Spotlight

Highlighting rarely seen paintings

Jillian, 1987

Private Collection


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On exhibition at Wayne State College, Fine Arts Department, Louis Armstrong, 1995, mixed media on paper, 44 x 30 in., Wayne, Nebraska


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