‘Isolation to Revolution/Rebirth to Dissent’ to open at Pen + Brush



Lola Flash, BLM Demo in Harlem from the series “syzygy, the vision” 2020; Photograph, dye sublimation print on metal; 24 x 36 inches

Pen + Brush will reopen its doors to the timely exhibition entitled, Isolation to Revolution/Rebirth to Dissent, bringing together the work of seven artists with a range of perspectives on reflection in this moment in time.

Felicita Maynard, Untitled, from Changing NYC, 2020; Photography, fine art print of film strip Size; Edition 1 of 3

Featured artists include Paola Martínez Fiterre, Lola Flash, Deborah Jack, Sloan Leo, Michela Martello, Felicita Felli Maynard, and Dori Miller.

Pen + Brush spoke to each artist about how the ‘shutdown’ affected their work during this time. The exhibition, presenting this work, highlights an overwhelming feeling of memory, hope and change, with each artist expressing a quiet optimism.

Lola Flash, An Homage to Kerry James Marshall, from the series “syzygy, the vision” 2019; Photographic print on fine art paper40 x 60 inches; Edition 1/10

Isolation to Revolution/Rebirth to Dissent will be on view from October 8 through December 11, 2020 at Pen + Brush, 29 East 22nd Street, NYC.

Check out a Lunchtime Conversation by The Brooklyn Rail with Parker Daley, Visual Arts Manager and Co-Curator, Pen + Brush, and artist Lola Flash.

While the gallery is excited to welcome back its friends, patrons, collectors, and colleagues, the world as we knew it in March is much changed, and Pen + Brush will offer online exhibition tours, artists talks, and discussion for those who cannot risk exposure. Please stay tuned to their social media outlets for more information.

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