In the world of craft beer, a “flight” is a small sampling of a brewer’s work, a showcase of different styles, colors, and tastes of beer—something of a drinkable mini-exhibit.
This month, though, the brewer will be showcasing a different sort of work—one featuring far less hops and barleys. Starting Friday, Nov. 17, Endicott’s paintings will be on display in the Art in the Storefront gallery on Butler Avenue.
While an art opening might seem like an odd change of pace for someone best known as a beer brewer, anyone vaguely familiar with Forest & Main probably won’t be surprised by this announcement.
That artistic mind is Endicott’s, who in 2016 told us each new beer label, which can take as much as a week to create, continues one long story — a slowly-unfolding, beer-soaked yarn.
But beer labels only account for a small portion of Endicott’s creative output. For decades, the painter, who studied at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, has been amassing a hefty body of work, an oeuvre that’s both strikingly beautiful and flat-out strange.
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