Glenn Brown | the artist




The artist Glenn Brown
Born 1966, Hexham, Northumerland, England.
Lives and works in London.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,

“All of my work concerns itself with notions of reproduction and originality.”


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Glenn Brown
Glenn Brown was born in Northumberland, England in 1966. He studied at Norwich School of Art, the Bath College of Higher Education, then Goldsmith’s College, London. He was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2000…

Glenn Brown
Adopting imagery from a diverse array of artists—including Salvador Dalí, Frank Auerbach, and science fiction illustrator Chris Foss—Glenn Brown’s paintings transform his original sources into works of swirling, brightly colored paint. Copied from reproductions, his distortions project his manipulated figures into an eerily futuristic world…

Glenn Brown
Working from photographs, Glenn Brown remakes and retitles paintings by other artists such as Salvador Dali, Karel Appel, and Frank Auerbach. Unlike the studied imitation of old masters common to 18th-century painting that offered tribute, Brown’s brand of deconstruction suggests a critique of his commercially successful predecessors…

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