New York, NY | Edenton, NC
Contemporary artist Jack Early was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated from North Carolina School of the Arts. His ascent to fame began in the late 1980s as one-half of the duo Pruitt-Early with artist Rob Pruitt. Early seems never to have left his childhood; his playful wit and openness are the foundation for his work. Early’s lexicon is drawn from wondrous childhood memories, where ordinary things and events can leave long-lasting impressions. Aware of how visual and auditory phenomena can trigger us, he composes experiences to communicate sweet remembrances of simpler times.
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