Archive for May 2011

The Little Black Gallery - Lightness of Being by Chris Levine

The Little Black Gallery - Lightness of Being by Chris Levine

This holographic picture that famously caught the Queen with her eyes closed was described by one critic as the "greatest portrait yet of Elizabeth II". Chris Levine's iconic shot of our monarch is fast becoming one of the most collectable images in the world, and lenticular prints are currently available at the Little Black Gallery, priced at £2,000 + VAT + John Jones frame. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Danica Phelps ‘Bankrupt’ at Ritter/Zamet 4th June - 24th July

Danica Phelps ‘Bankrupt’ at Ritter/Zamet 4th June - 24th July

For the last decade, Phelps has meticulously chronicled every financial transaction of her life living and working in New York in a complex system of lists, charts and drawings. Each dollar is portrayed visually by a single stripe of watercolour, a method which has evolved into time-mapping panels of thousands of hand-painted stripes covering entire years. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Iason Theophanidis “Get your kicks” - An exhibition presented by Titan Corbett

Iason Theophanidis “Get your kicks” - An exhibition presented by Titan Corbett

Iason Theophanidis is an urban artist of the modern graffiti movement, who has adopted the tag ‘Kron’ from his teenage years. “Get your kicks” is the highly anticipated first solo exhibition in London Mayfair by this imaginative artist, who captures the energy and relentless pace of modern life. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Ali Miller - Through the Black Door

Ali Miller - Through the Black Door

Following her success in December 2010 with a pop up shop at John Jones, we are delighted to announce that there is another opportunity to check out the latest designs and gems by Ali Miller. Please click on the image for further information. Read more

Tracey Emin – Love is what you want at the Hayward Gallery

Tracey Emin – Love is what you want at the Hayward Gallery

As one of Britain’s most celebrated contemporary artists, this major survey exhibition taking place at the Hayward Gallery covers every period of her career, allowing previously overlooked facets of her work recognition. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Mongol Rally 2011 - please show your support to Richard Rowland and team

Mongol Rally 2011 - please show your support to Richard Rowland and team

John Jones client - Richard Rowland and team are preparing for a charity rally to Mongolia of 10,000 miles through 16 countries in an ambulance called Florence. Please click on the image for further information. Read more

Edd Pearman - ‘Exam’ at The Transition Gallery

Edd Pearman - ‘Exam’ at The Transition Gallery

In the coming weeks, The Transition Gallery is set to host the exciting new exhibition ‘Exam’ curated by Edd Pearman. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Perspectives On Design London by Panache

Perspectives On Design London by Panache

‘New book Perspectives on Design London features the intriguing creations and philosophies of the city’s most talented architects, design specialists, artisans, and craftsmen’ Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Idris Khan at Göteborg Konsthall

Idris Khan at Göteborg Konsthall

British artist Idris Khan is presenting his first solo exhibition to a Swedish audience at the Göteborg Konsthall. Khan’s work stems from photography, but he consistently pushes new techniques and forms of expression, also exploring video and sculpture. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Wish You Were Here - The 2011 Summer Show at The Little Black Gallery

Wish You Were Here - The 2011 Summer Show at The Little Black Gallery

This week marks the opening of The Little Black Gallery’s annual summer show ‘Wish you were here’, which highlights new rising stars in the world of art photography. This year the exhibition will include images by photographers Jon Compson, Elisabeth Molin, Alistaur Taylor-Young and Kurt Tong. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Drawing Room Biennial Fundraiser 2011 - less than a week to go until the auction closes

The Drawing Room Biennial Fundraiser 2011 - less than a week to go until the auction closes

The Drawing Room Biennial Fundraiser has become one of London’s art world key biennial events. John Jones has been a supporter for over 8 years and is thrilled to be involved in the 2011 project. With less than a week to go before the online open auction closes make sure you log on and get bidding! To find out more please click on the image Read more

Martin Atkinson at Burgh House Gallery 11th - 22nd May

Martin Atkinson at Burgh House Gallery 11th - 22nd May

Inspired by scenes on London’s Hamstead Heath, Martin Atkinson has produced a collection of watercolour, oil and pastel work to present in his first solo exhibition at Burgh House Gallery. Since receiving a weekend introduction to watercolours as a 40th birthday present, Martin has pursued painting and drawing relentlessly, prompting a late career shift from accountancy to art. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Bob Carlos Clarke Closing Show at the Little Black Gallery

Bob Carlos Clarke Closing Show at the Little Black Gallery

On Friday 13th May 2011, The Little Black Gallery will be hosting a closing event for their exciting exhibition ‘Peep Show’, the third part of a retrospective work by legendary Irish photographer Bob Carlos Clarke. The exhibition covered a selection of images from Bob’s 30 year long career as a professional photographer, and also coincided with the announcement of the production of a film on Bob Carlos Clarke by directors Bert & Bertie. Please click on the image for more information Read more

‘Never Talk to Strangers’ at Edel Assanti 4th May - 11th June 2011

‘Never Talk to Strangers’ at Edel Assanti 4th May - 11th June 2011

In the first chapter of Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel 'The Master and Margarita', entitled 'Never Talk to Strangers', Satan interjects himself into Moscow life, creating mayhem and illustrating that sin is a necessary condition for the existence of good. Curated by Charlotte Artus, this exhibition of eight contemporary artists from Italy is set in the context of Bulgakov’s novel. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

May newsletter 2011

May newsletter 2011

Read all about it in the latest John Jones newsletter. Featuring news on the Richard Learoyd show at Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco, the Sally Potter and Sandy Nairne Q&A event at John Jones, the Vee Speers show at John Jones, information on special talks and tours taking place this month and the Drawing Room Biennial Fundraiser 2011, plus much more! To see the newsletter in full please click on the image. Read more

Browns named Design Studio of the year 2011

Browns named Design Studio of the year 2011

The Creative Review Annual showcases the highlights of the past year in visual communication as chosen by the magazine and a select panel of judges. John Jones is delighted that the publication has selected Browns as the 2011 ‘Design Studio of the year’, a studio that we ourselves have worked with on our brand image design. Please click on the image for more information. Read more