Very pleased to announce that the guys from OMD have acquired the 'Canvas Music' to their top 3 song 'Souvenir' after meeting Richard in Frankfurt. Co-writer Paul Humphreys thought it was 'really cool' and fellow artist Martin Cooper 'really loved the concept and thought processes' behind the idea.
OMD's Snap UP Souvenir
With over 30 music artists represented at the exhibition including Depeche Mode, Coldplay, U2 Madonna, Eric Clapton, John Lennon, Amy Winehouse, Radiohead, Snow Patrol, Yello, Shirley Bassey, Squeeze, Radiohead, The Doors, Kylie etc we were delighted that 3 of the artists turned up to view their paintings including Karel Fialka.
News: Spring 2020 - new concept is available ! Portraits of artists like Rihanna, tennis stars Roger Federer and Serena Williams, founders Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg and many more !
The home of 'Canvas Music' - Where Art and Music meet!
Welcome to the website of the award winning artist Richard Bourne. Find out more about his unique 'Canvas Music' style of abstract contemporary art where he invented a system to paint any song ever written. You can also find out about his exhibitions, commissions and current news.
Contact Simon Sultana Hawkins at email@example.com for any matters relating to Richard Bourne or Canvas Music.
Muse obtain 'Time Is Running Out'
The current exhibition has been extended and transferred to the Ghajnsielem Tower for a further two weeks until 19th October due to demand & pleasingly it will include an extra 8 pieces of work including further 'Canvas Music' by Depeche Mode, U2, Nik Kershaw, Yazoo, Radiohead, Muse, Winter Moods, Airport Impressions & Amy Winehouse.
Our first Canvas Music sale piece of 2019 is Kylie Minogue's hit single "Can't Get You Out Of My Head". Written by Cathy Dennis and Rob Davis, it is up for grabs at the end of March and a new one for us as it will probably be available on Ebay. Email us for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org
News: June 2016. There still are original paintings from the 'Canvas Music' exhibition that are available to purchase. Please contact us for more information at email@example.com or through our European Art Representative Simon Sultana Harkins.
Muse main man Matt Bellamy has taken possession of the Canvas Music painting of 'Time Is Running Out'. The guys offered the best seats in the house to Richard and the show at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne was fantastic. Here is Richard pictured with tour manager Greg.
News: Mar 2019 - Kylie Minogue's song "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" written by Cathy Dennis and Rob Davis goes on sale.
What started out as a Depeche Mode exhibition 6 years ago expanded to such an extent that over 70 paintings of songs by over 50 music artists were available for this first 'Canvas Music' exhibition. The opening in September showcased the first 22 of these works and after two weeks another 12 pieces were added and when the exhibition was extended a further 8 pieces were unveiled to the public. Over 40 works by over 30 different artists were unveiled for the first time. A listing of those available can be found on the gallery page.