Jon Thompson : Paintings from The Toronto Cycle

12 Nov 2009–19 Dec 2009


Colour, mood, atmosphere, sense of place – these are the flesh, blood and bones of Thompson’s remarkable paintings. For many years, Thompson has been profoundly affected by the written and recorded work of the great Canadian pianist and theorist, Glenn Gould. He draws many parallels between Gould’s approach and his own or, more precisely, Gould’s understanding of musical expression and his own understanding of the business of painting.

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