Exhibition highlighting Alan Bray’s newest casein tempera landscape paintings opens at Garvey/Simon

Garvey|Simon presents Alan Bray, an exhibition highlighting the artist’s newest casein tempera landscape paintings. This will be Bray’s 7th solo show in New York and his first with Garvey|Simon Art Access. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 1, from 6-8pm; the artist will be present. From small-town, central Maine, Alan Bray has earned a national reputation as one of the most poetic and visionary contemporary painters of New England. His mystical paintings quietly celebrate the phenomena and intricacy of nature in the ordinary. Particularities of place, such as the branching of trees, the drifting and melting of snow and the meandering flow of water reveal their structures to him. He incorporates elements of memory and dream to achieve interconnectedness between what is seen and what is deeply known. The spirit of discovery from Bray’s childhood adventures in the Maine woods and the meditative

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