CHRIS GOLLON – Beyond the Horizon

Huddersfield Art Gallery & Museum 12 Oct 2019 - 04 Jan 2020 Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, W. Yorks HD1 2SU

Co-curated by IAP Fine Art, this major solo museum exhibition will be a retrospective of Chris Gollon’s paintings inspired by music or music lyrics; from those of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Talk Talk, Yi Yao, Thurston Moore to those of Eleanor McEvoy, with whom Chris Gollon collaborated in the last 2 years of his life. It will include a selection of Chris Gollon’s paintings inspired by and/or related to music, which shed light on his lifelong interest in ‘boundary crossing’, how one art form can influence another and take it into new areas of thought and feeling. The exhibition will include ‘Einstein & The Jealous Monk (after Bob Dylan)’, which was acquired in 2005 by Huddersfield Art Gallery for its permanent collection, where it hangs alongside works by Francis Bacon, Henry Moore, Frank Auerbach and Walter Sickert. Pictured: ‘Gimme Some Wine – Final Version’ (after the song Eleanor McEvoy wrote for Chris Gollon), 36″ x 48″ (91 x 122cm) acrylic on canvas 2017.

In 2019, IAP Fine Art and the Sleaford Mods have been embarked on a collaborative film project, entitled Firewall. This unique film installation—combining Chris Gollon’s imagery with the Sleaford Mods’ track ‘Firewall’ (Eton Alive album, 2019)—will be shown a first time at the private view on 1.30-4pm Saturday October 12th of CHRIS GOLLON: Beyond the Horizon and throughout the duration of the exhibition.

For further information: contact us The exhibition is kindly sponsored by Williams & Hill, recommended by IAP Fine Art for all your fine art shipping needs. Firewall will also be shown at 2pm on Saturday 9th November at the Louder Than Words Festival in Manchester, supported by Arts Council England, and will be accompanied by a discussion and a Q&A session with the film makers.