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Joan Brown

Painter and assemblage artist Joan Brown is considered part of the second generation of the Bay Area Figurative movement. Her best-known paintings prominently feature autobiographical scenes and symbols related to her spirituality. 

This segment devoted to Johnson's life and work is part of the larger feature Voices and Images of California Art, which highlights 11 of California's most celebrated artists through a combination of audio and video clips, artwork reproductions, photographs, and other documents.