Jon Thompson

21 April - 16 June at Annet Gelink Gallery
Annet Gelink Gallery is proud to announce its collaboration with Anthony Reynold Gallery, London for the retrospective of British painter Jon Thompson.

Jon Thompson (UK, 1936 – 2016) is been one of the most influential personalities of British art in the past two decades. He was head of Goldsmiths College, turning it into the generator of talent that is today, fostered the YBA generation and set the agenda for years to come. He then moved on to head the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht before returning to London at Middlesex University. 

“I am particularly interested in the metaphysical aspects of painting; achieving that special quality of formal unity which can instill an almost involuntary yet visually intelligent response from the viewer…for me, tying painting into the realm of the ‘visual’ holds it somewhat apart from the image-dominated world of the merely ‘visible’

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