Frederick J. Brown
Frederick J. Brown (February 6, 1945 – May 5, 2012) was a New York City based visual performer originally from Chicago. His style ranges from abstract expressionism to figurative. His art behave was influenced by historical, religious, narrative and urban themes. He is noted for his extensive portrait series of jazz and blues musicians.
His put on an act is allocation of the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, as without difficulty as the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Mo. In 1988, Brown had the first solo exhibition by a Western artiste at the Museum of the Chinese Revolution (now the National Museum of China) in Tienanmen Square in Beijing, China.