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janvier 16, 2015 Publications
  • The Real Deal Vol 9 No 1 January 2011 “Art of the Desk” page 22
  • La Tribune -Valréas -(newspaper article) “Le Classique revisité de Bruce Thurman” May 29 2003
  • Valréas (newspaper article) – Expo Hotel d’Aultane 23 May 2002
  • Courrier des Metiers d’Art No. 196 “La Peinture-Objet pour ultimo Far-West” – March 2001
  • Infos Service – (newspaper) – expo Annie Wable – November 25 1999
  • L’Art Plein Cadre No 52 (magazine article “Bruce Thurman, L’architecte du Cadre” March 1999
  • Artos – Lyon – press release – Monique Moliere October 23 1998
  • Voix de Dimanche – Boulogne-sur-Mer – France – (newspaper article) – 15 December 1997
  • Infos Service – Boulogne-sur-Mer – France – (newspaper article) Galerie Annie Wable – December 11 1997
  • Pariscope-Magazine – “The Pillow Book” January 1997
  • L’Officiel des Spectacles (magazine) Cover Art – “Howard’s End” May 12 1992
  • Casavogue (Spain) article Bruce Thurman “painter” November 1990
  • Pariscope “Jusqu’au Bout de Monde” October 1991
  • Caluire Art Plastique (Newspaper) – article – Bruce Thurman at Gamard’s – paintings -September 27 1991
  • L’Officiel des Spectacles (magazine) – Cover art – “La Boheme” March 9 1988
  • Clap Magazine – article – “Histoire d’Afficher” film “ Deux Minutes de Soleil en Plus” May 1988
  • Strangled Magazine – article on painting – April 1986
  • VSD – MAGAZINE “Pourquoi Dieu n’aime pas les Femmes?” cover design and painting – Nov 19 1992


Le Soleil sur la place

avril 10, 2018 Publications

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Le Soleil sur la Place – Galerie Franck Lassange, Lyon, France

Food For Thought

juillet 3, 2017 Publications

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT is a series of 21 oil paintings in the guise of an “Illustrated Cookbook” a personal voyage through the different cultures of Europe using food as its lens. The way people prepare their food is perhaps the most immediate and direct expression of their culture — basic and elaborate, colorful and tactile, sensual and textured — it is, in short, everything that an artist craves when searching for a subject of interest. For me, the challenge of expressing this in paint was just too thrilling to pass up.

For instance, sauerkraut is commonly thought of as a Germanic dish, when in fact it was invented by the Mongols 2,300 years ago and imported into “Frankish” Europe via subsequent migrations. The culture of food predates any man made national borders. It evolves over generations within a specific region, to finally become an iconic expression of that locality’s identity.

These paintings seek to celebrate both the unity and the diversity of European food culture as it exists today. The ingredients used in these recipes are basically identical, yet the results are as different as the cultures that invented them.  FOOD FOR THOUGHT could be considered as an allegory of today’s Europe and its inspiring complexity.

Bruce Thurman  2017



Rue du Théatre

avril 24, 2016 Publications

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avril 13, 2016 Publications

Les Echos Week-End

avril 29, 2016 Publications

La Provence

avril 5, 2016 Publications

Arles Infos

avril 5, 2016 Publications



janvier 28, 2016 Publications


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Tabloid Histories

janvier 16, 2015 Publications


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