Eric N. Mack: Misa Hylton-Brim
Simon Lee Gallery is pleased to present Misa Hylton-Brim, Eric N. Mack’s inaugural solo exhibition with the gallery and his first in London. The exhibition features a new body of the artist’s signature large-scale assemblages, which oscillate between painting, sculpture, the readymade and performance, at the same time initiating a dialogue between fashion and art.
Mack refers to himself as a painter, yet his works rarely observe the medium’s traditional canvas-to-stretcher format. Rather, his tactile creations, made from a dynamic combination of used textiles, worn clothes, moving blankets and torn rags, alongside photographs and pull-outs from books and magazines, extend and transform the notion of painting. His use of colour, form and material as elements in a compositional lexicon, as well as the stained or dyed fabrics which are his principal medium, declare the origin of his practice in the investigation of painting in an expanded field, while the way his compositions occupy and transform space are evidence of their sculptural nature. They are at once paintings and sculptures, fully engaging with both disciplines.
Eric N. Mack in conversation with Tim Marlow
In Conversation: Eric N. Mack and Tim Marlow
On the occasion of his solo exhibition "Misa Hylton Brim", Eric N. Mack will be in conversation with Tim Marlow, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts. They will discuss Mack's work within the context of the exhibition and his wider practice.
The event is free to the public but booking is required: firstname.lastname@example.org / 0207 491 0100