If anyone has a criticism of Thierry Noir's work - and I don't think anyone does - it may be that his work is one dimensional. Or, at best, two dimensional. He's been painting these odd figures for decades now.
There'll be no such criticisms here. Entering the Howard Griffin Gallery for the Jazz exhibition is like walking into a Simpsons cartoon. There is so much colour, life, vigour, vitality, bounce, jazz. And three dimensions.
Here's a link to the gallery site: JAZZ
Everything is for sale. I bought the fold up table the sales girl was leaning on.
And here is the big man himself at Upfest a fortnight ago: