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Alex Bradley Cohen  Chicago, IL

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About Alex Bradley

Alex Bradley Cohen was born in Chicago, IL and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Alex explains his work by saying, “My art is an extension of myself. It is everything I see and feel in the world. It is my play, it is my diary, it is my friend. It is a ritual that is part of my existence. My art is narrative. My art is abstract. I go about making art the same way a kid would stroll through the park. I collect visual objects, emotions, ideas, and feelings throughout the day. With this collection of information, I begin to create a narrative for the world around me. I like working in water-based mediums, finding that accessible materials bring me much pleasure. I like painting pictures of my friends, family, sitcoms, and historical events. I also like drawing and playing with ceramics. Through these mediums, I explore abstraction. Abstraction allows for play as well as a new world my narrations can exist in.”

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"Alex, your work is beautiful, original and filled with meaning. I love the paintings, installations, and anyTHINGS on your website. Congrats!"

"I love this work. Its degree of honesty is rare and precious. It made me take another look at Philip Guston. I think I like this better. Thank you, Alex."

"Very whimsical and childlike."

"made me smile"

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