Tony Fitzpatrick Tracy Of Chicago

Tony Fitzpatrick Tracy Of Chicago Art Button Museum
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illustration of a man in profile wearing a white hat with black strap and yellow coat, white shirt and red tie. The background has buildings, bridges and people. The outer edge has alternating black and white rectangles.

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Tony Fitzpatrick is a Chicago based artist known for his fierce independence and outspokenness. Fitzpatrick is one of Chicago's most prominent artists. His work is displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

The image is Fitzpatrick's rendition of the iconic comic character Dick Tracy, who was his favorite comic strip character. Fitzpatrick admired Dick Tracy's heroics, square jaw, and his zeal for justice. Most importantly, the comic strip took place in Chicago.

Please see the link below for more information on the image.

http://tonyfitzpatrick.wordpress.com/2011/07/28/tracy-of-chicago/

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AR0089
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