One of the first monotypes Chris Gollon ever made, which he produced at Glasgow Print Studio in 1996. This work has museum provenance, since it is displayed in the major museum retrospective CHRIS GOLLON: Beyond the Horizon, at Huddersfield Art Gallery (12th Oct 2019 - 04 Jan 2020). See our Events page for details, or on our gallery website the Exhibitions page. NB: this work also featured in the film FIREWALL, combining Gollon's imagery with a song by the Sleaford Mods, which is played in the museum exhibition and is now online (see our website for details).
Chris Gollon enjoyed the company of musicians and had a lifelong love of music. Lyrics from songs often led him to ideas for images. In fact, one of his first major museum acquisitions was a major work on canvas entitled 'Einstein & The Jealous Monk', which comes from a line in Bob Dylan's great 1964 ballad Desolation Row. The painting was acquired by a major museum collection, and now hangs alongside works by Francis Bacon, Sir Jacob Epstein and L.S. Lowry.
London-born British artist Chris Gollon (1953 - 2017) was a very established and critically-acclaimed name in European painting, with many solo museum shows and museum acquisitions, including the British Museum. For further details on the recent books published on his work, public commissions, press coverage, visit the artist's official information website: chrisgollon.com. IAP Fine Art has exclusivity on Gollon's work, and we help collectors begin or expand their collections, and we also work with museums and cathedrals with regard to exhibitions and acquisitions.