Once Upon a Time paintings by Chris Thompson 4th – 19th November
Video of the exhibition available to view here
Paintings of London and beyond stretching into the realms of fairy tales. All with a magical quality that invite story telling.
Chris took a change of direction during the pandemic and this is his second exhibition at Town House since then. As in his first, there are scenes of London that evoke the timeless beauty of Algernon Newton’s work with their use of light. The sole house, The Painter’s House, in that first exhibition has now become a series of houses, some real and some inspired by fiction or fable.
Chris imbues each of his houses with its own character, as though a person. Set in dreamlike surroundings, Chris draws us in and invites us to imagine what’s going on in these stories told in paint, each beginning Once Upon a Time…