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Bob Daydreaming

Artist/Maker: Joan Brown (United States, 1938-1990)

Date: 1960
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 57 1/8 x 57 1/8 in. (145.1 x 145.1 cm)
Framed: 58 x 58 x 2 5/8 in. (147.3 x 147.3 x 6.7 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Gift of Staempfli Gallery, New York
Object number: 67.000.889
DescriptionComic art in the Bay area began to flourish during the late 1950s in deliberate defiance of New York's avant-garde. San Francisco's distance from the center of commerce and criticism fostered a renegade mentality and a tendency toward personal forms of expression. Bucking mainstream trends by combining humor with lowbrow artistic media and techniques became a badge of honor for many Bay Area artists.
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