Archive for October 2012

British Craftsmanship ... Original BTC Lighting

British Craftsmanship ... Original BTC Lighting

John Jones is very proud to be a British manufacturer, operating from London workshops with talented craftspeople. Every month, we will be shining a spotlight on some of our favourite companies adhering to the same values. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Edel Assanti - Gordon Cheung

Edel Assanti - Gordon Cheung

Drawing on diverse sources from the classical to modern science fiction, Cheung’s multi-media practice seeks to capture ‘the virtual landscape in which 21st century man exists’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Contemporary Art Society Annual Fundraiser

Contemporary Art Society Annual Fundraiser

WANDERLUST will celebrate the artist as a ‘traveller and explorer’, taking guests on a ‘heady journey through time and space in pursuit of aesthetic pleasure, knowledge and meaning’! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Idris Khan - Fraenkel Gallery

Idris Khan - Fraenkel Gallery

Idris Khan is known for his multi-layered artworks inspired by diverse ‘musical scores, literary texts, and the history of art and photography’. See his latest body of work at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Nick Goss - Josh Lilley Gallery

Nick Goss - Josh Lilley Gallery

This collection of oil and watercolour paintings by Nick Goss showcases locations that the artist knows well and has inhabited. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

MD Flacks - Contemplating Rocks

MD Flacks - Contemplating Rocks

A new exhibition by M D Flacks entitled ‘Contemplating Rocks’ celebrates the ancient art form of Chinese Scholars' Rocks, a medium rarely exhibited in the Western art market. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Victoria & Albert Museum - Light from the Middle East: New Photography

Victoria & Albert Museum - Light from the Middle East: New Photography

This exciting exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum showcases photographic artwork by diverse practitioners from across the Middle East. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Terry O’Neill Tag Award 2012

The Terry O’Neill Tag Award 2012

The annual Terry O'Neill photography awards are now open for entries! Enter for the chance to win £3000 and valuable exposure within the photographic art world. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Nicola Green - BBC Radio 4

Nicola Green - BBC Radio 4

In the lead up to one of the closest Presidential elections in history, artist Nicola Green will be on BBC Radio 4 discussing her artistic project 'In Seven Days' which was inspired by the historic 2008 Barack Obama campaign. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Logotype

Logotype

We are delighted that our logo has been selected for inclusion in 'Logotype', a new publication of international typographic identities by Michael Evamy! Please click on the image for more information Read more

October Newsletters

October Newsletters

Every month, we produce a choice of themed newsletters for artists, photographers, interior designers, collectors and art enthusiasts. Each issue is filled with events, tips and special offers from across the art and design world! Please click on the image to read our October editions ... Read more

Conservation Study Evening at the Drawing Room - Tuesday 30th October

Conservation Study Evening at the Drawing Room - Tuesday 30th October

We are excited to announce that Annika Erikson, our Head of Conservation and Collection Management, has been invited to the Drawing Room to host an intimate study evening for collectors of artwork on paper. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Vegas Gallery - ALTER

Vegas Gallery - ALTER

The last exhibition at Vegas Gallery is showcasing individuals who did not necessarily receive the exhibition time and space that they deserved during Frieze art week. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Manchester Art Gallery - First Cut

Manchester Art Gallery - First Cut

The current exhibition 'First Cut' at Manchester Art Gallery celebrates the humble medium of paper, showcasing the work of 31 artists who ‘cut, sculpt and manipulate paper’ into stunning pieces! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Eyestorm - Silent Auction

Eyestorm - Silent Auction

To celebrate the launch of their brand new website, Eyestorm is paying tribute to some of the fantastic artists and publications they have been working with since 1999 through a silent auction! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Christie’s Sale - Vintage Posters

Christie’s Sale - Vintage Posters

The next vintage posters sale at Christie's is scheduled to take place on 1st November, showcasing 261 stunning lots which would make a beautiful addition to any collection. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Newman Street Gallery Project Space

Newman Street Gallery Project Space

Are you a curator, artist or dealer looking for a central London creative space to exhibit? We definitely recommend Newman Street Gallery! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Top Tip! Installing artwork at the right height

Top Tip! Installing artwork at the right height

Incorporating fine art into any interior design is a balancing act of colour, style and space. There are many considerations to take into account, however positioning remains one of the most important. Read our guide on how to select the perfect height for your fine art collection ... Read more

Salon Art Prize Exhibition 2012

Salon Art Prize Exhibition 2012

The annual exhibition of shortlisted artists in the Salon Art Prize is now underway! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

RIBA Striling Prize 2012

RIBA Striling Prize 2012

The Sainsbury Laboratory designed by Stanton Williams for the University of Cambridge has beaten stiff competition to be awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize 2012! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Paul Robinson - Causality

Paul Robinson - Causality

The latest series of work by Paul Robinson is proving that fine art does not just belong in the gallery space! Our design team were delighted to present ‘Causality’ in our first ever frame purpose built to be displayed outdoors. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Photographer’s Gallery - Tom Wood

The Photographer’s Gallery - Tom Wood

Over the past forty years, Irish born photographer Tom Wood has been recording the daily lives of Liverpool and Merseyside residents, see his thought-provoking shots at The Photographer's Gallery. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Amy Stephens at Poppy Sebire Gallery

Amy Stephens at Poppy Sebire Gallery

The minimalist sculptural configurations of Amy Stephens play with colour, surface and form and have an inherent relationship to drawing, catch them at her upcoming solo show at Poppy Sebire Gallery. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Victoria Miro Gallery - Chris Ofili

Victoria Miro Gallery - Chris Ofili

Work by Chris Ofili created throughout the National Gallery and Royal Opera House project 'Metamophosis: Titian 2012' is now on display at Victoria Miro gallery! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Public Art Commission - Call for proposals

Public Art Commission - Call for proposals

WAVE (Wolverhampton Arts, Venues and Experiences) is now accepting artist proposals for a brand new £25,000 public art commission in the Bentley Bridge Retail Park, Wolverhampton! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones guide to Frieze

John Jones guide to Frieze

Frieze Art Fair is THE contemporary art event in the London (and perhaps global) art calendar. Have a read through our guide of key gallery stands to explore during your visit. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Mark Rothko painting de-faced at TATE Modern

Mark Rothko painting de-faced at TATE Modern

The art world is in shock after a visitor to London’s TATE Modern defaced a multi-million pound painting by Mark Rothko. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Artists on the Underground

Artists on the Underground

Film-maker Jared Schiller has been busy producing a film exploring the 16 contemporary artists behind the distinctive cover designs for London Underground's pocket tube maps! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

How to frame an Andy Warhol

How to frame an Andy Warhol

Our design team have framed and restored hundreds of artworks by the ground-breaking artist Andy Warhol over the years. Check out our simple guide for how best to present and preserve his work! Please click on the image to read the guide. Read more

Slaughtered - The Smithfield Tavern

Slaughtered - The Smithfield Tavern

Jones family member Hester Jones is currently exhibiting alongside Sylvie Goy in ‘Slaughtered’, an exhibition of works produced around Smithfield Meat Market. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Belmacz - See-Through

Belmacz - See-Through

The new Belmacz space on London’s Davies Street is ‘dedicated to all that’s unique and unexpected’, blurring the boundaries between shop-keeping and art curation. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Archisle - International Photographer in Residence

Archisle - International Photographer in Residence

The Jersey Contemporary Photography Programme in the Channel Island of Jersey is set to launch a new ‘Photographer in Residence’ programme April - September 2013! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

In the frame ... An interview with Jo Fraser

In the frame ... An interview with Jo Fraser

Jo Fraser is a Scottish figure painter and portrait artist who recently exhibited in the 2012 BP Portrait Award! Her work is driven by the ‘physicality and malleability of paint and mark making' and she has recently taken residence in London. Please click on the image to read the interview. Read more

Adam Neate - Into the studio with John Jones and Love Art London

Adam Neate - Into the studio with John Jones and Love Art London

Our October Q&A event with Love Art London will take place with Adam Neate in the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

MPD London wins International Design and Architecture Award!

MPD London wins International Design and Architecture Award!

This stunning 'Scottish Retreat' designed by MPD London has been announced as the winner of the Residential £2.5 - 5 million category at the International Design and Architecture Awards! Please click on the image for more information. Read more