Greg Curnoe's "Three Pieces" is a Featured Project at Art Toronto from October 24 - 27, 2014.
This will be the first time this monumental free-standing painting will be seen outside of Curnoe's studio and our gallery.
Three Pieces was discovered by the Michael Gibson Gallery in October 2013 in storage during a studio visit. What was revealed when the three 4’ x 6’ intensely coloured paintings were re-assembled was a monumental billboard-sized triptych painted in 1965.
In researching this relatively unknown work, the gallery contacted many of Curnoe’s contemporaries, but very few knew of Three Pieces. Some remembered only seeing it in the studio storage, while others spoke of its fragility when it stood on its once rickety legs. Despite Curnoe’s impeccable list keeping, ex...