Archive for November 2011

Joseph Gartell - ‘Menagerie: Revisited’

Joseph Gartell - ‘Menagerie: Revisited’

John Jones is delighted to have worked with contemporary artist Joseph Gartell on his latest exhibition at 60 Threadneedle Street, a spacious venue in the heart of the City of London. The original works from Joseph’s debut exhibition ‘Menagerie’, which was displayed at The Air Gallery in May 2011, are now complemented by four new pieces to create a new, expanded show. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Bearspace - Print & Design Now! 2011

Bearspace - Print & Design Now! 2011

Following a fantastic exhibition at the SW1 Gallery in August, BEARSPACE is exhibiting Print & Design Now! 2011, an open submission exhibition featuring over 200 works by emerging artists and designers who specialise in the mediums of print and design. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Edel Assanti - Synthetic Real

Edel Assanti - Synthetic Real

This exhibition of interdisciplinary work by seven artists explores alternative methods of non-representational artistic production. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Creative Islington networking event with John Jones and Park Theatre

Creative Islington networking event with John Jones and Park Theatre

Creative Islington are presenting a Finsbury Park networking event in association with John Jones and Park Theatre. Taking place on 7th December, the event looks to promote the exciting cultural developments taking place in Finsbury Park. Read more

George Shaw - The Herbert Gallery

George Shaw - The Herbert Gallery

For the past 15 years, 2011 Turner Prize nominee George Shaw has been making paintings of the Tile Hill housing estate where he grew up. Over time, the paintings became a kind of ‘I woz ere’ written in retrospect. Meticulously painted houses, pubs, underpasses and parks become autobiographical notes, frozen in time. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones Christmas Opening Times

John Jones Christmas Opening Times

Christmas is one of the busiest periods at the John Jones workshop and design studio. Production will be working hard to produce hundreds of frames, stretchers and canvases throughout December and January, and we are also delighted to be exhibiting a festive Christmas pop-up Shop in our gallery space. Please click on the image for our opening hours throughout the festive season. Read more

The Long Table - Night Food Market

The Long Table - Night Food Market

On Friday 25th November, the creators of Dalston Roof Park are launching London’s only outdoor night food market. From 6pm until midnight, the Long Table will offer a hand-picked selection of London’s finest street food. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Alex Hartley at Victoria Miro Gallery

Alex Hartley at Victoria Miro Gallery

John Jones are pleased to have worked with Victoria Miro Gallery to frame the latest exhibition by contemporary artist Alex Hartley. ‘The world is still big’ presents Alex’s on-going ‘investigation into dystopian architecture, secular habitation and the construction of sanctuary’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Ahmed Mater at Contemporary Istanbul with EOA Projects

Ahmed Mater at Contemporary Istanbul with EOA Projects

London / Jeddah based EOA Projects is participating in Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey’s leading contemporary art event. EOA Projects has been established as a gallery platform to support a new generation of Arab Artists, focusing on Saudi Arabia. EOA Projects will be presenting significant recent works by leading Gulf artists Abdulnasser Gharem, Ayman Yossri Daydban and John Jones client Ahmed Mater. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Yul Brynner - The Little Black Gallery

Yul Brynner - The Little Black Gallery

John Jones are pleased to be framing the first exhibition of 2012 at The Little Black Gallery. This collection will focus upon works by Yul Brynner, one of the 20th century’s most charismatic and versatile actors. Until now, his talent as a photographer has been relatively unknown and unacknowledged. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Panlogic – Digital Philanthropy for the arts

Panlogic – Digital Philanthropy for the arts

Panlogic, supported by NESTA, are presenting the 2011 ‘Digital Philanthropy in the Arts’ event on 29th November. Key members of the art world will be attending the event, which will encourage discussion and engagement around the key funding opportunities and challenges that the Arts sector now faces. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Flowers Gallery - Small is Beautiful

Flowers Gallery - Small is Beautiful

John Jones are pleased to continue to be the preferred framer for contemporary artist Julie Cockburn. After a successful exhibition at the 2011 Paris Photo Fair, Julie is exhibiting in the group show ‘Small is Beautiful’ at Flowers Gallery. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Stitch Art for the Earth Auction

Stitch Art for the Earth Auction

Stitch is a non-profit organisation that hosts artistic events to inspire people to think about their impact on the environment. On 30th November, Stitch will be hosting an art auction at The Dairy as its formal launch, which will feature work by 30 artists working with a variety of media. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Beatrice Hodgkin - A guide to buying and selling Affordable Contemporary Art

Beatrice Hodgkin - A guide to buying and selling Affordable Contemporary Art

Beatrice Hodgkin is a renowned cultural writer and editor for Easy Living Magazine, the author of Chic London, a contributor to the Louis Vuitton City Guide and also writes the Too Bea blog. Her latest book is aimed at individuals who want to learn and understand more about collecting, and build their confidence with the art market. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Clinton De Menezes - New installation for PwC

Clinton De Menezes - New installation for PwC

We are delighted that artist and John Jones client Clinton De Menezes’s proposal has been selected for the Abbot’s Lane entrance to PwC’s flagship new building. John Jones has designed a bespoke optium perspex casing for this triptych of canvas panels. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Chimera Exhibition closing event

Chimera Exhibition closing event

Our current exhibition ‘Chimera’ showcases the work of Juliette Losq, Lela Shields, Lightning & Kinglyface and Axel Forrester and is closing soon! Visit the gallery space at our closing event to view the works and take advantage of final discounts. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones Installation Project - ‘Framed’ Staircase

John Jones Installation Project - ‘Framed’ Staircase

The John Jones Installation Department is growing. Our team are trained to the highest museum standards to install artwork in diverse settings, from galleries and museums, to private residences and retail stores. This installation project at the V&A showcases their diverse skills. Read more

John Jones and the Imperial War Museum

John Jones and the Imperial War Museum

The IWM is a unique institution in its coverage of conflicts from the First World War to the present day, and John Jones are delighted to have built a strong working relationship with the institution. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Artists Insight - John Jones November Gallery Insight Feature

Artists Insight - John Jones November Gallery Insight Feature

Founded by artist and curator Adriana Fabin and freelance arts writer John Kavanagh, Artists Insight provides information on modern and contemporary visual arts across London through their website, social media and print. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Little Black Gallery - Anthony Souza

The Little Black Gallery - Anthony Souza

John Jones are pleased to have worked with The Little Black Gallery to frame a new exhibition by contemporary photographer Anthony Souza. The collection includes images from the forthcoming feature film W.E. and personal work from India. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Wapping Project - Bankside

The Wapping Project - Bankside

The Wapping Project Bankside was founded by Jules Wright in 2009, and presents photography, film and video alongside talks and events throughout the year. Their latest exhibition showcases new works by contemporary photographers Elina Brotherus, Stephen J. Morgan, Annabel Elgar, Peter Koštrun and Aino Huhtaniemi. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

17 - An exhibition of photographs curated by John Kemp

17 - An exhibition of photographs curated by John Kemp

John Jones are pleased to have been selected to design and produce the framing for ‘17’, a new exhibition exploring the issues surrounding stillbirth and early neo natal death. Scheduled to take place in December at Gallery@Oxo, the exhibition will present 17 photographs curated by John Kemp of happy pregnant women who will later, tragically, lose their babies. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

New John Jones Case Studies

New John Jones Case Studies

The John Jones website is updated regularly with detailed case studies of our most exciting design projects. Recent case studies include a beautiful display case for the hat of artist and infamous London dandy Sebastian Horsley, an unusual fine art exhibition at Ritter Zamet Gallery incorporating bales of hay, and framing ideas for your personal memorabilia. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

‘Help’ - A charity art event and exhibition at Different Gallery

‘Help’ - A charity art event and exhibition at Different Gallery

As a response to the sad loss of Amy Winehouse, sculptors Guy Portelli and David Begbie have created a Fine Art exhibition to raise money for The Hannah Meredith Foundation to run the new project ‘Jade’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Elad Lassry - Interview with Frieze

Elad Lassry - Interview with Frieze

Contemporary artist Elad Lassry creates sculptures that ‘happen to be photographs’. The artist is currently exhibiting work at the White Cube and has recently been interviewed by Mark Godfrey for Frieze Magazine. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones - Nickel Framing

John Jones - Nickel Framing

John Jones take pride in working with the finest Museum Standard materials in all of their projects. We believe that this is the most effective way to present and protect artwork in the long-term. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Richard Learoyd: Into the Studio with John Jones

Richard Learoyd: Into the Studio with John Jones

John Jones are working with Love Art London, a membership offering behind the scenes insight into the London art world, to present a series of intimate studio visits with some of the capital’s most exciting contemporary artists. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

November Newsletter 2011

November Newsletter 2011

Read all about it in the latest John Jones newsletter. Featuring Grayson Perry at the British Museum, the 2011 Salon Art Prize with Matt Roberts Arts, our latest installation project with Ralph Lauren and much more! To see the newsletter in full please click on the image. Read more

The London Group Open Exhibition 2011 - Georgina McNamara

The London Group Open Exhibition 2011 - Georgina McNamara

The London Group Open Exhibition is held once every two years, showcasing the work of current group members alongside externally submitted pieces. John Jones are proud sponsors of the 2011 exhibition, and are pleased to announce that Georgina McNamara is the winner of the John Jones prize. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Lee Maelzer - Poppy Sebire Gallery

Lee Maelzer - Poppy Sebire Gallery

John Jones Artist Surfaces client Lee Maelzer creates paintings based around the human need to record events and places, and the visual languages that connect the evidence. Her first solo exhibition at Poppy Sebire Gallery will open on November 18th, 2011. Read more

James Aldridge - Poppy Sebire Gallery

James Aldridge - Poppy Sebire Gallery

John Jones are pleased to have framed the latest exhibition at Poppy Sebire Gallery. ‘Bloodlines’ by James Aldridge presents a selection of paintings, watercolours and sculptural work, with influences ranging from history to heavy metal. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Park Theatre - Finsbury Park

Park Theatre - Finsbury Park

Construction at Park Theatre is well under way! Having recently revealed their new brand and logo, the theatre is now in the process of developing a new website, and the front of the building is being rejuvenated with printed panels, pictures and information. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Penny Crofts - Olympic Portraits for Heathrow Airport

Penny Crofts - Olympic Portraits for Heathrow Airport

John Jones Artist Surfaces client Penny Crofts has been offered a once in a lifetime opportunity to produce a collection of portraits of Olympic athletes for display in Heathrow Airport in May 2012. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Roger Kelly - A Sort Of Night To The Mind, A Kind Of Night For Our Thoughts

Roger Kelly - A Sort Of Night To The Mind, A Kind Of Night For Our Thoughts

London-based artist Roger Kelly is set to display work in the next exhibition at 'Artary Galerie' in Germany. The title derives from two alternative translations of Honoré de Balzac’s description of illusion from the 1832 short story ‘The Purse’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more