CHRIS GOLLON: Gimme Some Wine
IAP Fine Art 15th October 2022 - 28th February 2023

“Music and painting are, in my view, as with all art genres, seeking the same truth.” Chris Gollon (2016) This exhibition can be viewed at IAP Fine Art, and shows a collection of 23 paintings by Chris Gollon, which were the climax of two years of artistic boundary crossing with singer-songwriter Eleanor McEvoy. From 2015 … Continue reading “CHRIS GOLLON: Gimme Some Wine”

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Einstein & The Jealous Monk
Huddersfield Art Gallery & Museum

Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, W. Yorks HD1 2SU Permanent Collection “Einstein, disguised as Robin Hood with his memories in a trunk Passed this way an hour ago with his friend, a jealous monk [….] You would not think to look at him, but he was famous long ago For playing the electric violin on Desolation … Continue reading “Einstein & The Jealous Monk”

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Gollon At Henley
River & Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames

Following his unexpected death in 2017, to celebrate Chris Gollon’s life and work, the award-winning River & Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames, has re-arranged its exhibition schedule to display his painting of the Henley Royal Regatta. The painting was commissioned in 2008 and is now part of the Museum’s permanent collection alongside works by Dufy, Piper and Trevelyan. … Continue reading “Gollon At Henley”

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St Ethelflaeda
Romsey Abbey, Hampshire Permanent display Open Mon - Sat 07.30am - 6pm, Sun 11-6pm. Free entry.

ROMSEY ABBEY, Church Lane, ROMSEY, Hampshire. SO51 8EP  As his national touring exhibition to cathedrals also travelled to Romsey Abbey in autumn 2016, Chris Gollon was taken both by the Abbey and the history of its famous abbess, St Ethelflaeda. He painted–as a site-specific work–for two stone recesses–this dramatic diptych of St Ethelflaeda, Abbess of Romsey at the time … Continue reading “St Ethelflaeda”

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Fourteen Stations of the Cross
Church of St John on Bethnal Green, London

Chris Gollon’s fourteen paintings of the Stations of the Cross are permanently installed in the Church of St John on Bethnal Green, which is a beautiful grade-one listed church designed by Sir John Soane and located next to the Museum of Childhood. To read more about the story of this unusual major commission, click: Stations … Continue reading “Fourteen Stations of the Cross”

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