• Notable Quotable: Roger Shimomura

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    Notable Quotable: Roger Shimomura
    Date
    Tue, 05/18/2021 - 12:00
    Paulette Beete
    Tue, 05/18/2021 - 14:52
    Author
    By Paulette Beete
    Teaser Image
    Marilyn.jpg
    Body
    Marilyn (2014) by Roger Shimomura. Lithograph, Edition of 74, 14 x 13 inches. Image courtesy of the Flomenhaft Gallery
    Roger Shimomura is in many ways a study in contrasts. His paintings are visually bright and frequently humorous, even as they expose the dark underbelly of stereotypes and racism. They are unquestionably American, even as they warp idealized visions of American life. And their flat colors, borrowed from pop art and...
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