December 7, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Gallery hours Friday-Sunday 1-6 pm and by appointment
Theodore:Art is pleased to present Yellow Lightness, an on-line presentation of a small group of recent work by Eric Brown.
Eric Brown creates paintings that offer meditations on the grace and joy of the imperfect. This new works were madeduring the strange days of 2020. Brown is spending the better part of the pandemic on the East End of Long Island for safe social distance. The drawings and paintings reflect the slow quiet ambience of this place and time.
Eric Brown (b. New York, NY, 1967) received a BA in studio art from Vassar College. His work has been reviewed inThe New York Times, Artnews, artcritical, Hyperallergic, and The New Criterion. Brown was a visiting artist and scholar at the American Academy in Rome in 2015 and a recipient of a MacDowell Colony Fellowship in 2016. An exhibition of the artist’s work was presented in 2015 at the Palmer Gallery at Vassar College. His work was the subject of a solo exhibition at Crush Curatorial Chelsea in 2016. His first exhibition at Theodore:Art, “Punctuate”, was well received, reviewed in The New Criterion.. Brown’s December 2019 exhibition, “Longhand”, was reviewed in the New York Times. The artist’s work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Lennon Weinberg Gallery, Geoffrey Young Gallery, and Galerie Jean Fournier in Paris. Owner of Tibor de Nagy Gallery (1994-2017), he is currently an art advisor and curator. He received a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in June 2020.