"The Brute" by Robert Loughlin. Simply framed in black and float mounted on linen. Robert Loughlin untitled painting. Loughlin moved to New York City in the 1980s and became part of the flourishing art and social scene. Clients of Loughlin included Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Robert Mapplethorpe. He was struck and killed by a car in 2011.