James Brooks
American, 1906-1992
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Selected exhibitions
2015
The Permanent Collection: Connections and Context,
Parrish Art Museum
2003
Selected Paintings 1960-85,
Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery
2002
James Brooks: Six Decades,
Joan T. Washburn Gallery

James Brooks was primarily an abstract painter, fascinated by the painterly accidents yielded by diluting oil paint with glue, enamel, and other household products. An early Abstract Expressionist and friend of Jackson Pollock, he experimented with Automatism and free brushwork after discarding the Social Realism of …

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