Jon Campbell

Jon Campbell


26 January - 21 April 2024

COLLEZIONE (Collection) is the one-man show that the MACT/CACT is dedicating, in its own spaces, to the American naturalised German artist JON CAMPBELL (1982).

The works presented here date from 2006 to 2022 and can be identified as belonging thoroughly to the tradition of painting, in which the themes of portraiture, of interiors and of landscapes are dominant, if not actually fundamental, for the artist. His research, which at times also touches on and involves his existential and personal, almost intimate, experience, is a quest for the importance of the theme even more than for a pictorial style or language.

While Campbell experienced a first phase dating back to some five years after the turn of the century, when he was busy refining his take on the issues related to identity, almost feeling the need for a civic, social and at times avant-gardist commitment in his artistic production, he later broke free of this, moving towards a more naturalistic style, more readily associable with the tradition of painting.

In the middle of the last decade, Jon Campbell then started working in the area of music, recording tracks of his own on the label he created in 2019; 7lb Records (

Mario Casanova, Bellinzona, 25 November 2023.
English translation by Pete Kercher



Museo e Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino

Via Tamaro 3, Bellinzona.

Opening hours

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

2 p.m. – 6 p.m.


CHF 6.00

Utilizziamo i cookie per offrirvi una migliore esperienza online, analizzare il traffico del sito e personalizzare i contenuti. Dando il vostro consenso, ne accettate l'uso in conformità con la nostra politica sui cookie.

Privacy Settings saved!

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.

In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

Rifiuta tutti i Servizi
Accetta tutti i Servizi