Archive for November 2012

John Jones art materials now available to buy from Culture Label!

John Jones art materials now available to buy from Culture Label!

We are delighted that our professional quality art materials are now available to buy from the lovely Culture Label! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

House of Illustration Auction

House of Illustration Auction

House of Illustration is described as ‘The world’s first dedicated home for the world’s most accessible artform’. Their annual fundraising auction is taking place at Sotheby's and will be framed by John Jones! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Art Tactic Podcasts

Art Tactic Podcasts

We are delighted to be working with global art experts Art Tactic to sponsor a series of insightful podcasts with diverse creative professionals. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The New Craftsmen - Pop Up Space in Mayfair

The New Craftsmen - Pop Up Space in Mayfair

The New Craftsmen celebrates beautiful examples of craftsmanship from across the British Isles, including home wares, furnishings, jewellery, fine art and accessories! Check out their new pop up space in Mayfair. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

December Free Prize Draw!

December Free Prize Draw!

Sign up to our newsletter between 1st and 31st December for the chance to win £100 of museum quality art materials! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Young Masters Art Prize - Winner Announcement

Young Masters Art Prize - Winner Announcement

The winner of the 2012 Young Masters Art Prize run by Cynthia Corbett Gallery has finally been revealed! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones MBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award!

John Jones MBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award!

We are delighted to announce that our Chairman and founder Mr John Jones MBE has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2012 Red Ribbon Awards hosted by Family Business Place! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Park Theatre - New York Experience for Two

Park Theatre - New York Experience for Two

Following the success of Park Theatre's fundraising gala night at Shakespeare’s Globe, one fantastic prize still remains! Place your bid now to win a £10,000 New York experience for two. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Which primer is right for you?

Which primer is right for you?

Selecting the correct primer is an essential step in artwork preparation. Our Artist Surfaces technicians have pulled together this guide to help you make an informed decision on which canvas primer is right for you! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Max Wigram Gallery expands their space

Max Wigram Gallery expands their space

We are very excited to learn that the successful Max Wigram Gallery is expanding their space at 106 New Bond Street to include a brand new gallery! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Tusk Modern Art Auction 2012

Tusk Modern Art Auction 2012

Tusk is one of the world’s leading conservation charities exclusively focused on Africa. Book your tickets now to their annual modern art auction which raises valuable funds for this great cause. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Kate Shepherd - Bartha Contemporary

Kate Shepherd - Bartha Contemporary

Kate Shepherd’s creative practice is informed principally by geometry, intense colour and ‘the articulation of space’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Mariana Heilmann - VCU Qatar Gallery

Mariana Heilmann - VCU Qatar Gallery

Mariana Heilmann's interest in science feeds the visual vocabulary of her practice, which explores how energy manifests itself in both the natural and manmade world. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Salon Art Prize 2012 - Winner Announcement!

Salon Art Prize 2012 - Winner Announcement!

We are delighted to announce that the 2012 winners of the annual Salon Art Prize have now been revealed! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Art Commission - 2000 year old Lime Sculpture

Art Commission - 2000 year old Lime Sculpture

If your creative practice draws inspiration from the natural world or you enjoy working with natural materials, this commission at The Westonbirt Arboretum could be ideal for you. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones Christmas Gift Guide

John Jones Christmas Gift Guide

To save you from settling for generic high-street presents, our design team have compiled a lovely Top Ten guide of beautiful Christmas gift ideas for art and design enthusiasts. Please click on the image to read the guide. Read more

Revealed: Government Art Collection

Revealed: Government Art Collection

The first ever public exhibition of work from The Government Art Collection is now on display at the Birmingham Museum! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Martin Parr Portrait Day at Rocket Gallery

Martin Parr Portrait Day at Rocket Gallery

Would you like to have your portrait photograph taken by the great Martin Parr? Book your spot at Rocket Gallery and it could just happen! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Sanctuary: Britain’s Artists and their Studios

Sanctuary: Britain’s Artists and their Studios

We are delighted that our valued clients Hossein Amirsadeghi and Maryam Homayoun Eisler have published a brand new book giving a rare and privileged insight into the studios and inspirations of nearly 120 British living artists! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Brigitte Williams - ArtKapsule

Brigitte Williams - ArtKapsule

Our long-time client Brigitte Williams is set to exhibit her work at an esteemed interior design showroom, demonstrating how bold contemporary art can enrich the atmosphere of a living space. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Young Masters 2012 Exhibition - Gallery 27

Young Masters 2012 Exhibition - Gallery 27

An exhibition of the shortlisted artworks in this year’s Young Masters Art Prize is set to continue at Gallery 27 on London’s prestigious Cork Street. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Crash Open Salon 2012

Crash Open Salon 2012

We are very much looking forward to the Crash Open Salon 2012 at Charlie Dutton Gallery, exhibiting the work of 30-40 diverse contemporary artists! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Piper Gallery - New Possibilities

The Piper Gallery - New Possibilities

The Piper Gallery opened its doors in London’s West End just three months ago, specialising in the work of contemporary artists whose careers have spanned forty years or more. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The Other Art Fair 2012

The Other Art Fair 2012

The Other Art Fair is a unique fine art event with a unique atmosphere, showcasing 100 unsigned artists in a relaxed and unintimidating environment. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

In the frame ... An interview with Amy Stephens

In the frame ... An interview with Amy Stephens

The minimalist sculptural configurations of Amy Stephens play with colour, surface and form and have an inherent relationship to drawing. We caught up with the artist in the midst of her current solo exhibition at Poppy Sebire Gallery. Please click on the image to read the interview. Read more

Andrew Holmes - Plus One Gallery

Andrew Holmes - Plus One Gallery

The final solo show of 2012 at Plus One Gallery will exhibit the hyper-realist paintings of Andrew Holmes, demonstrating his interest in the impact of ‘an oil hungry civilisation’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Rana Begum - Bischoff/Weiss Gallery

Rana Begum - Bischoff/Weiss Gallery

In this stunning new solo exhibition at our valued client Bischoff/Weiss gallery, artworks by Rana Begum combine sculptural and painting elements whilst resisting specific categorisation. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Sotheby’s - Russian Paintings Sale

Sotheby’s - Russian Paintings Sale

Attendees of the upcoming ‘Russian Paintings’ sale at Sotheby’s are in for a treat, as the collection of legendary Hollywood composer Dimitri Tiomkin is scheduled to be auctioned off. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Santiago Montoya at Halcyon Gallery

Santiago Montoya at Halcyon Gallery

We are eagerly awaiting the opening of ‘The Great Swindle’, a solo exhibition of work by Columbian artist Santiago Montoya at Halcyon Gallery. Montoya works with bank notes and food coupons, questioning our ‘collective ideals and aspirations'. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Chris Levine joins The Fine Art Society Contemporary

Chris Levine joins The Fine Art Society Contemporary

Our long-standing client Chris Levine has joined The Fine Art Society Contemporary and is scheduled to begin exhibiting with them in March 2013! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

November Newsletters

November 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 November editions ... Read more

John Jones Guide to Paris Photo

John Jones Guide to Paris Photo

Our team have pulled together a guide of must-see stands from the 2012 Paris Photo Fair, exhibiting 128 international galleries! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Dry Mounting Photography - The pro’s and con’s

Dry Mounting Photography - The pro’s and con’s

Popular with professional photographers for aesthetic reasons, the dry mounting process carries risks which all creative practitioners should be aware of! Check out our guide on the long-term advantages and disadvantages of this presentation solution. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

The London Group Annual Members Exhibition

The London Group Annual Members Exhibition

We are delighted to once again be sponsoring the annual members exhibition of The London Group, a community of 90 artists committed to ‘innovative visual practice'. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Ed Hodgkinson - Browse & Darby

Ed Hodgkinson - Browse & Darby

Our long-time client Ed Hodgkinson is an artist who utilises the medium of drawing in his exploration of line and form, demonstrated in his new solo exhibition ‘Drawing the line’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

National Gallery - Seduced By Art: Photography Past and Present

National Gallery - Seduced By Art: Photography Past and Present

Seduced by Art is the National Gallery’s first major exhibition of photography, a ground-breaking show which explores the relationship between historical painting, early photography and the work of contemporary photographers. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Lucienne O’Mara - Recent Works

Lucienne O’Mara - Recent Works

A new exhibition of abstract and visually ambiguous portraits by Lucienne O'Mara is now on display in Islington. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Wendy Brooke-Smith - Paintings of the River Thames: the sea, the city, the shires

Wendy Brooke-Smith - Paintings of the River Thames: the sea, the city, the shires

For generations the river Thames has provided artists with creative inspiration for their work. Wendy Brooke-Smith has recently created a new body of work in response to the iconic waterway. Please click on the image for more information. Read more