Spring Into Abstraction: 25th March - 12th July 2021
Brook’s latest exhibition, examines work by a selection of artists whose practice exemplifies excellence, many to world wide acclaim. We are privileged to be showing astonishing works by the late Howard Hodgkin and Gillian Ayres RA. The work of Anthony Frost and his father, Sir Terry Frost hang affectionately together, Anthony steeling the mantle, taking abstraction often to its next level. Our own Heidi Koenig is joined by her past colleague Charlotte Cornish who will remain an important addition to the Brook repertoire.
To withdraw from the distractions of representation and aim at something more powerful and substantial, abstract art holds its own in today’s repertoire of artistic genre. Since it doesn’t reflect or represent the real world, abstract art is felt to connect to the spiritual or the intellectual realm, the world of visual theory and harmony, and of perfect, pure or Platonic forms. For some artists and viewers alike, abstraction is the natural conclusion of art! Prepare to be absorbed …
A bit about us: One of the most prestigious art galleries in the Southwest, Brook Gallery came into existence in June 1997 with a specialisation in Fine Art Original Print. Since then our portfolio has extended to show great painters, sculptors and ceramicists too, embracing the same principles of quality and value, scholarship and service that have made the gallery what is today.
All stock available to view on our website or call Angela on 07903 523785 for stock availability and assistance.
Spring 2021: From the 12th April, opening hours will be 10.00am til 1pm Wednesday to Sunday, rain or shine.
BG coffee studio will be serving coffee and cake during these times.
We have carried out extensive risk assesments and adopted processes which are designed to keep you and us safe. If you would prefer to visit the show on an individual basis, viewing by appointment is available in the afternoons in both venues.
We are delighted and excited to announce that from 17th May 2021, Brook Kitchen will join the Brook family! Serving a relaxed and informal menu, we look forward to welcoming you to our new premises, extending the exhibition and the welcome side by side ...
Doing all we can to help, until the end of October 2021 we will continue to cover the cost of all UK deliveries.