Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Howard Singerman

Second Advisor

Romy Golan

Academic Program Adviser

Lynda Klich


Roger Brown (1941–1997) was an American artist associated with the Chicago Imagists. Borrowing elements from American visual culture to construct an idiosyncratic language of motifs, Brown’s paintings demand a mode of attention—of looking, searching, recognizing, identifying—that parallels the structures of feeling that constitute being in America.



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