Brooklyn, New York
|Known for||Painter, Science|
John Frazee (born 1949) is an artist from New York City, New York. Frazee's work as a painter and sculptor is displayed around the world. He is also known for a science humor story he wrote in OMNI magazine, the Buttered cat paradox.
Education and career
Born in New York City, Frazee received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute, having studied previously at the High School of Art & Design in New York City. He has since had over 10 solo exhibitions, and his work has been included in over 100 group exhibitions.
The paradox arises when one considers what would happen if one attached a piece of buttered toast (butter side up) to the back of a cat, then dropped the cat from a large height.
- Morris, Scot (July 1993). "I have a theory...". Omni 15 (9): 96.
- Art and the empire city: New York, 1825-1861, an exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on Frazee (see index)
- John Frazee's website
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