Bruce McLean is one of the major figures of contemporary British Art. Born in 1944 he studied at Glasgow School of Art (1961-63) and at St. Martin's in London (1963-66). McLean led the development of Conceptual art in the 1960s, usually working outside. All his work brilliantly highlighted the pompousness of the art world and mocked established art forms.
McLean's practice is in a permanant state of movement and invention; from the late 1960s he has to chosen to experiment and work with a variety of mediums including painting, printingmaking, sculpture, film and many more. McLean has taught and several schools, he used to be the Head of Graduate painting at the Slade School of Fine Art (2002-2010). He has obtained internation recognition for his work which is held in public and private collections worldwide.
Exhibition dates: 22nd May - 28th June
Budleigh | Tuesday - Saturday 10.30am - 5pm | Sunday 2pm - 4.30pm
Exeter | Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm | Sunday 12pm - 4pm
Welcome to Brook Gallery on-line. One of Devon’s best known art galleries, Brook Gallery came into existence in 1997 and since then has moved from strength to strength gaining an excellent reputation across the UK and beyond, selling work by artists who have pushed the boundaries of fine art, both technically and aesthically. Our collections incorporate a broad spectrum of styles, through an enviable catalogue of some of the most influential artists in the Uk today. All of the work that you see is available to purchase via this secure web-site or at the gallery itself. If you are looking for something which is not shown or if you are travelling to view something in particular, please do let us know as we don't hold all available stock physically in the gallery. Committed to providing excellent service, we always operate the price promise scheme where applicable*.
22nd May - 27th June - Bruce McLean [Exeter & Budleigh]
3RD JULY - 3RD SEPTEMBER - MYCHAEL BARRATT & TREVOR PRICE
'ALL THINGS GOOD' [Exeter & Budleigh]
Norman Ackroyd CBE RA