Archive for September 2012

In the frame ... An interview with Eduardo Cardenes

In the frame ... An interview with Eduardo Cardenes

Cardenes Studio is an award-winning interior design practice led by Eduardo Cardenes, a member of the British Institute of Interior Design BIID International Committee. We caught up with Eduardo to learn more about what makes him tick ... Read more

In the frame ... An interview with Sachiyo Nishimura

In the frame ... An interview with Sachiyo Nishimura

Fine artist Sachiyo Nishimura is drawn to the visual language of industrialisation; power lines, train tracks and telecommunication cables. Using the medium of photography, Sachiyo transforms these elements into a new abstracted landscape with a highly graphic feel. Please click on the image to read the interview. Read more

Top Tip! Protecting photography from UV light ...

Top Tip! Protecting photography from UV light ...

Each month the John Jones team will be sharing tips and tricks on everything from which type of primer to use to storing artwork correctly! This feature explores the light sensitive medium of photography and how best to protect your prints from UV rays. Read more

Brighton Photography Biennial

Brighton Photography Biennial

From 6th October – 4th November, the city of Brighton will be bursting with free exhibitions, talks, masterclasses and commissions for the fifth edition of the Brighton Photo Biennial! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

In the frame ... An interview with Albert Irvin

In the frame ... An interview with Albert Irvin

British colourist Albert Irvin RA is not only an innovative and widely influential abstract painter, at 90 years young he is also a true inspiration to the art world! The John Jones team caught up with 'Bert at Gimpel Fils Gallery. Please click on the image to read the interview. Read more

Charlie Dutton Gallery - Howard Dyke

Charlie Dutton Gallery - Howard Dyke

Howard is currently exhibiting his third solo show with Charlie Dutton Gallery, showcasing work which combines powerful gestural marks with an abstract expressive painting language. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones Arts Building Update

John Jones Arts Building Update

We would like to reassure the community that we are commited to creating green space within our new building development and will be taking an environmentally friendly stance throughout the project. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

New works by Danny Rolph

New works by Danny Rolph

Our long-time client and friend Danny Rolph has been busy creating brand new works throughout 2012 which are set to go on display in a series of exciting new exhibitions. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Turner paintings at the National Museum Cardiff found to be genuine

Turner paintings at the National Museum Cardiff found to be genuine

After half a century of being deemed fakes, a collection of oil paintings by JMW Turner at the National Museum Cardiff have been declared genuine! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Sotheby’s becomes the first international auction house allowed to hold sales on mainland China

Sotheby’s becomes the first international auction house allowed to hold sales on mainland China

Sotheby’s has entered a 10 year joint venture with the Beijing GeHua Art Company to become the first international auction house on mainland China. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Coy Communications

Coy Communications

Our design team were delighted to work with photography, design and art direction firm Coy Communications to frame this tongue in cheek artwork! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Neil Gall Sculpture

Neil Gall Sculpture

Produced from a dried Halloween squash, this unusual sculpture by our long-time client and friend Neil Gall has found a new home within a bespoke presentation display box! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

ICA - Trojan: Works on paper

ICA - Trojan: Works on paper

This unique exhibition showcases preparatory sketches and previously unseen photographic scrap books by Trojan, a self-taught artist, make-up artist and fashion icon! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Claire Moynihan Embroideries

Claire Moynihan Embroideries

Lovers of textiles and embroidery will appreciate the work of fine artist Claire Moynihan, creator of beautiful and delicate fabric replicas of British insects. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Bellerby Globes

Bellerby Globes

Discover Bellerby Globes - north London producers of beautiful hand-made globe designs with archival materials and a stunning aesthetic result! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Art collector sues craft store after framing dispute

Art collector sues craft store after framing dispute

‘Experienced’ art collector Shahid Malik has recently made headlines in the New York post for taking a $1million painting to a basic chain craft store for framing – a decision which resulted in an angry dispute after the store ‘botched the job’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

London Design Medals 2012

London Design Medals 2012

The winners of the prestigious 2012 London Design Medals have been awarded! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Bev Meyers - Galleria Pall Mall

Bev Meyers - Galleria Pall Mall

Our design team is pleased to be framing 45 striking paintings by Bev Meyers for display in a new solo exhibition at La Galleria Pall Mall. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

London Design Festival 2012

London Design Festival 2012

Every September, hundreds of events take place across the capital to demonstrate London’s ‘pivotal role in global design’ as part of the London Design Festival - now underway! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Robert Motherwell - Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Robert Motherwell - Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Abstract expressionist Robert Motherwell produced some 500 prints throughout his lifetime and enjoyed a strong emotional connection to the medium. The first solo exhibition dedicated to these beautiful works is now on display! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Rob and Nick Carter - The Fine Art Society Contemporary

Rob and Nick Carter - The Fine Art Society Contemporary

Ever wondered what happens when you send a canvas and some open paint pots through the post? Creative duo Rob and Nick Carter have been finding out ... Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Anise Gallery - Infrastructures

Anise Gallery - Infrastructures

The next exhibition at London’s Anise Gallery will bring together works by photographic artists Sachiyo Nishimura and Fergus Heron, two creative practitioners who reconstruct relationships between urban landscape and seascape. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

SBID International Design Awards 2012

SBID International Design Awards 2012

We are thrilled that our valued client Maurizio Pellizzoni Design is the winner of the “Residential Project Under £25,000” category at the SBID International Design Awards 2012! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Park Theatre Gala

Park Theatre Gala

Our neighbours Park Theatre are gearing up for their biggest fundraiser to date – a Gala night hosted by Sir Ian McKellen at Shakespeare’s Globe! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Maya Hewitt at BISCHOFF/WEISS Gallery

Maya Hewitt at BISCHOFF/WEISS Gallery

The latest exhibition of work by Maya Hewitt is entitled ‘Territorial Shadows’, a collection of large-scale paintings dominating the BISCHOFF/WEISS gallery space and creating an ‘absorbing theatre’ of figures, multiple narratives and human interaction. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Winners of Abraaj Capital Art Prize announced!

Winners of Abraaj Capital Art Prize announced!

The winners of the fifth edition of the world renowned Abraaj Capital Art have now been announced! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

September Angle

September Angle

Read all about it in the latest John Jones newsletter! Featuring the Cecil Beaton exhibition at IWM London, the International Design and Architecture Awards and details of The Wing Assignment at Red Bull Studios! Please click on the image to read the newsletter. Read more

British Art Fair

British Art Fair

2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the British Art Fair, an established event in the London art calendar which takes place annually at the Royal College of Art. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Sadler’s Wells - Donna Huddleston

Sadler’s Wells - Donna Huddleston

Internationally renowned dance venue Sadler’s Wells has recently commissioned a new series of work by Donna Huddleston for display in the theatre’s upper foyer. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Savoy - David Downes artwork unveiled

The Savoy - David Downes artwork unveiled

A brand new artwork framed by the John Jones team has been unveiled in London’s prestigious Savoy Hotel to the media! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Jonathan Glynn-Smith - Eleven Fine Art

Jonathan Glynn-Smith - Eleven Fine Art

Our design team were delighted to work with Eleven Fine Art to frame a new exhibition of Olympic inspired photography by Jonathan Glynn-Smith. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Uncertain Bristol - Notion/Capture Series

Uncertain Bristol - Notion/Capture Series

Created by artist Oliver Holden, ‘Notion/Capture is an ongoing process that explores the possibility of visually representing the formation of memory through photography’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Albert Irvin - Advanced Graphics

Albert Irvin - Advanced Graphics

Legendary painter and long-time John Jones client ‘Bert Irvin returns to his place of birth for a show entitled ‘Royal Oak’, named after his favourite local pub! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Digital Crystal: Swarovski at the Design Museum

Digital Crystal: Swarovski at the Design Museum

This exciting new exhibition organised in conjunction with Swarovski invites leading designers to create artwork which explores the future of memory in our fast developing digital age. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Group Exhibition - New acquisitions to the John Jones collection

Group Exhibition - New acquisitions to the John Jones collection

Our latest exhibition in the John Jones gallery space showcases recent additions to the John Jones family art collection - now open for public viewing! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Edel Assanti - Haven Her Body Was

Edel Assanti - Haven Her Body Was

The latest exhibition at Edel Assanti Gallery presents work by Noémie Goudal and explores the human relationship with secluded landscapes, grottos and shelters. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Gallery of Lost Art

The Gallery of Lost Art

The Gallery of Lost Art is a virtual exhibition of major works of fine art which have disappeared throughout history as a result of theft, war, degradation and censorship. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

What Are You Looking At? 150 Years of Modern Art in the Blink of an Eye - Will Gompertz

What Are You Looking At? 150 Years of Modern Art in the Blink of an Eye - Will Gompertz

‘Without Duchamp, there would be no pickled shark, no unmade bed and possibly no Tate Modern’ The Financial Times identifies this as the ‘unarguable premise’ of a brand new publication on Modern Art by Will Gompertz. Please click on the image for more information. Read more