Archive for May 2012

Rana Begum wins The Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture

Rana Begum wins The Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture

Contemporary artist Rana Begum, represented by Bischoff / Weiss gallery, has been awarded the Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Signature Art Prize - Call for entries

Signature Art Prize - Call for entries

The Signature Art Prize is now open for entries! Championing the work of student and emerging creative talent. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

‘The Diamond Queen’ by Chris Levine and Asprey

‘The Diamond Queen’ by Chris Levine and Asprey

To mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, Asprey have partnered with acclaimed light artist and John Jones client Chris Levine to create a new work titled ‘The Diamond Queen’. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Art Dubai 2013

Art Dubai 2013

After the most successful Art Dubai on record in March 2012, this leading Middle Eastern art fair is now open for gallery entries for the 2013 event. Read more

Fabian Peake at 43 Inverness Street

Fabian Peake at 43 Inverness Street

The next exhibition at 43 Inverness Street showcases a selection of work by contemporary artist Fabian Peake. The collection comprises of diverse media including paintings, photography, wall pieces, woodcut prints and a silk screen printed poem specially made for the exhibition. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Frank Bowling - Hales Gallery

Frank Bowling - Hales Gallery

The next exhibition at Hales gallery will showcase works by Frank Bowling OBE RA produced over the past two years and never before exhibited. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Young Masters Art Prize - Workshop at John Jones

Young Masters Art Prize - Workshop at John Jones

John Jones are looking forward to welcoming a select group of artists from the Young Masters Art prize to our design studios for a workshop and tour of our 38,000 sq ft premises! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Vee Speers - The Little Black Gallery

Vee Speers - The Little Black Gallery

The autumn exhibition at The Little Black Gallery will showcase the work of artist Vee Speers, an Australian photographer who has previously exhibited in the John Jones gallery space! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Artist John Kingerlee inspires fashion design

Artist John Kingerlee inspires fashion design

The colourful and textured paintings of Irish artist John Kingerlee are now inspiring fashion design! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Ellen Nolan Review - Photomonitor

Ellen Nolan Review - Photomonitor

The current exhibition in the John Jones gallery space showcases the work of photographer Ellen Nolan, and has recently been reviewed for Photomonitor. Please click on the image to read the review. Read more

The Lucy Bell Gallery - Lisa Creagh

The Lucy Bell Gallery - Lisa Creagh

John Jones are pleased to have framed a striking collection of work by Lisa Creagh for display 2nd – 30th June, 2012 at Lucy Bell Gallery. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Kirsty Mitchell - Wonderland

Kirsty Mitchell - Wonderland

Photographer Kirsty Mitchell has found sudden international fame for her beautiful and captivating photography series ‘Wonderland’, depicting an ethereal fantasy world. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Porthminster Gallery - Angela Charles

Porthminster Gallery - Angela Charles

John Jones Artist Surfaces client Angela Charles has created a new body of work for display at Porthminster Gallery in St. Ives. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Salon Art Prize 2012 - Call for entries!

Salon Art Prize 2012 - Call for entries!

The annual Salon Art Prize run by not for profit organisation Matt Roberts Arts is now open for entries! Thousands of artists enter the prize every year across Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and 2-D Media categories. John Jones have sponsored the prize for five consecutive years. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Harry Cory Wright - Photography Courses

Harry Cory Wright - Photography Courses

Harry Cory Wright is an internationally acclaimed photographer who explores ‘Place. Our perception of place, space and how we hold ourselves within it.’ The artist is running day courses on photography throughout the autumn at Bayfield Hall in Norfolk. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Furtherfield Gallery - Invisible Forces

Furtherfield Gallery - Invisible Forces

Furtherfield gallery is exhibiting a collection of work exploring the difficulties of contemporary life for the masses, with particular emphasis on heavyweight topics such as money, politics and frustration. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Freud Museum - Slawa Harasymowicz

The Freud Museum - Slawa Harasymowicz

Polish artist and John Jones client Slawa Harasymowicz is showcasing a collection of silkscreen prints and drawings alongside items from the Freud Museum permanent collection. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Pawson - London Design Museum

John Pawson - London Design Museum

Since acquiring his first digital camera, John Pawson has amassed over a quarter of a million images. Collectively these snapshots form a monumental visual diary and body of reference material. A small selection of Pawson’s photographs are currently on display in the ground floor of the Design Museum in London. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Helen Kincaid - Figurines and Asteroids

Helen Kincaid - Figurines and Asteroids

John Jones are delighted to present a series of work by contemporary artist Helen Kincaid in our not-for-profit exhibition space. Kincaid was the 2011 winner of the Salon Art Prize painting award sponsored by John Jones. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Hong Kong Art Fair 2012

Hong Kong Art Fair 2012

The internationally acclaimed Hong Kong Art Fair opened yesterday evening with strong sales and a general consensus that the quality of the fair had stepped up to greater heights. Our design team have produced over 100 museum level frames to protect and showcase diverse fine art at this year’s event, which continues until Sunday 20th May. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

10% off all online orders in celebration of the Jubilee weekend!

10% off all online orders in celebration of the Jubilee weekend!

With the Jubilee weekend on the horizon, everyone is feeling patriotic and getting ready to celebrate all things British! John Jones are offering our customers a special 10% discount on all of our art materials until Wednesday 6th June. Simply enter discount code JJBH10 at the checkout to take advantage of this great offer! Read more

Walpole partners with Coutts and Getty Images on a Jubilee exhibition at Claridge’s Hotel

Walpole partners with Coutts and Getty Images on a Jubilee exhibition at Claridge’s Hotel

Walpole has partnered with Coutts and John Jones client Getty Images on a celebratory exhibition in honour of HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Haunch of Venison - Nancy Holt

Haunch of Venison - Nancy Holt

John Jones have framed 105 works by American artist Nancy Holt for display at Haunch of Venison Gallery in London. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones M.D. is interviewed by Art Dubai

John Jones M.D. is interviewed by Art Dubai

Our Managing Director Matt Jones has recently had the pleasure of being interviewed for the blog of internationally acclaimed Middle Eastern art fair Art Dubai. Please click on the image to read the interview. Read more

Whitechapel Gallery - Art Plus Opera 2012

Whitechapel Gallery - Art Plus Opera 2012

In March 2012 the Whitechapel Galley and Swarovski joined forces to present ‘Art Plus Opera’, a unique party and performance event which fused these two creative disciplines. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Wendy Saunders - Crouch End Festival 2012

Wendy Saunders - Crouch End Festival 2012

John Jones artist surfaces client Wendy Saunders is exhibiting a new collection of work at Oddbins in Crouch End as part of the Crouch End Festival 2012. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Little Black Gallery - Bob Carlos Clarke: One-Offs

The Little Black Gallery - Bob Carlos Clarke: One-Offs

Curated by Tamara Beckwith & Ghislain Pascal, the next exhibition at the Little Black Gallery showcases a selection of one-off photographs by legendary photographer Bob Carlos Clarke. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones Art on Paper Award Winner Featured in Biennale of Sydney Newsletter

John Jones Art on Paper Award Winner Featured in Biennale of Sydney Newsletter

With only seven weeks to go until the 18th Biennale of Sydney opens, the organisation are preparing to welcome a diverse selection of artists to Australia for the internationally acclaimed event. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Park Theatre - Spring Update!

Park Theatre - Spring Update!

Finsbury Park is changing. New creative ideas and businesses continue to flourish in the area, and we are delighted that construction at our neighbour Park Theatre is going smoothly! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Pavel Büchler - Max Wigram Gallery

Pavel Büchler - Max Wigram Gallery

Contemporary artist Pavel Büchler has always insisted that his paintings focus upon creating something out of something as opposed to something out of nothing. NO NEW WORK at Max Wigram Gallery is an extension of this idea. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Nici Bungey - Transience

Nici Bungey - Transience

Contemporary artist Nici Bungey is set to present her first solo exhibition at SHED in May. The exhibited works have been created over the last two years using spontaneous processes which cannot be repeated. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

May Angle

May Angle

Read all about it in the latest John Jones newsletter, including London Transport Museum, Damien Hirst and Hong Kong Art Fair! Please click on the image to read the newsletter. Read more

London Transport Museum - Mind the Map

London Transport Museum - Mind the Map

The major 2012 exhibition at London Transport Museum explores the inspiration, history and creativity behind London transport maps. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Damien Hirst - Painting by Numbers

Damien Hirst - Painting by Numbers

The John Jones team were pleased to work with Eyestorm UK to design an innovative framing solution for a three-dimensional piece by Damien Hirst. The artist’s current retrospective exhibition at TATE Modern has sparked new debate around his themes and creative approach. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Artspace Dubai opens new London Gallery

Artspace Dubai opens new London Gallery

Artspace Dubai is a pioneering art gallery which has been showcasing diverse contemporary Middle Eastern and Iranian art over the past ten years. The gallery has now decided to expand into Europe and open an exciting new venue in our capital. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Ori Gersht - Into the studio with John Jones and Love Art London

Ori Gersht - Into the studio with John Jones and Love Art London

On our next intimate studio visit we meet Israeli born artist Ori Gersht. Having recently exhibited his work at the Imperial War Museum, Ori has gained international acclaim for his photography and film. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Mary Millner & Phoebe Cope - City of London School

Mary Millner & Phoebe Cope - City of London School

In celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the City of London School has invited these two artists to capture the Thames river in all seasons through drawings, watercolours and oil paintings over the course of one year. Please click on the image for more information. Read more