The multitude of signs and signal-systems which influence the appearance of and imperceptibly determine our everyday movement in urban environments, serve as the primary material for the Louisville, Kentucky-born artist Brad Downey.
As the son of a U.S. Marine Corps family, relocation was an important component of Brad Downey's childhood. This upbringing fostered his unique insight into the variations and similarities of urban environments of the 20th century. Subtle, comic and very often, provocative, Brad Downey's work focuses on the crossover between public and private territorial claims. Brad Downey studied film and painting in New York and London. He lives in Berlin.
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