image of man with coca cola bottle
image of man with coca cola bottle

painting of flowers in a pepsi bottle
Joe Brainard, Untitled (Still Life), 1968. Watercolor on paper, 14 x 11 inches. Collection of Pat & Ron Padgett

American Art Catalogues is pleased to announce Joe Brainard: Paintings. A catalogue of works by the late artist Joe Brainard. Coming Early 2021.

Joe Brainard was born in 1942 in Salem, Arkansas. He spent most of his formative years growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As a young man Joe became friends with and collaborators with poets Ron Padgett and Ted Berrigan prior to moving to New York in 1960. By 1964 Joe was enmeshed with many members of the New York School including James Schuyler, Frank O’Hara, Kenneth Koch, Fairfield Porter, Jane Freilicher and John Ashbery.

painting of cigarettes in an ashtray
Joe Brainard, Cinzano, 1974. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches.