1948 in Springfield, MA
Lives and works in North Marshfield, MA
oil paint on masonite
Gift of the R. C. Kemper Charitable Trust and Foundation, 2003.1
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|Colors demonstrates Brega’s
significant contribution to the trompe l’oeil style of painting.
The centuries-old tradition of trompe l’oeil literally means “to
fool the eye,” and Massachusetts- based artist Brega stresses that
his detailed works are indeed painted to convince us that what we see
is real. The jacket belongs to Joey Kramer. Kramer is drummer for the
legendary rock band Aerosmith.