Archive for April 2014

Collect Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery

Collect Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery

The leading international art fair for contemporary objects will return to the Saatchi Gallery for its 11th year from 9th May to 12th May 2014. Read more

National Open Art – Open Call

National Open Art – Open Call

For the 18th time, the National Open Art Competition is now calling for entries of new, original artwork from both amateurs and professionals. The annual open competition aims to nurture creative talent from emerging and established artists, and last year saw the highest ever number of entries submitted from across the UK for consideration by the panel of judges. Read more

Renaissance Photography Prize 2014 – Call for Entrants

Renaissance Photography Prize 2014 – Call for Entrants

The Renaissance Photography Prize, an international prize open to both emerging and established artists, open call closes on 28th April. All the entrants’ fees are donated to Lavender Trust Breast Cancer Care Charity. Read more

New Designers 2014 Ticket Offer

New Designers 2014 Ticket Offer

Purchase tickets to New Designers 2014 in advance for just £9* instead of £14.50 on the door. Use the John Jones link. Read more

Paris Photo LA – 25th – 27th April

Paris Photo LA – 25th – 27th April

81 exhibitors from 18 different countries are set to showcase a selection of distinguished photographic works in the renowned Paramount Pictures Studios Sound Stages, for the acclaimed Paris Photo’s LA edition between 25th – 27th April. Read more

Kate Moss - The Collection - Curated by Gert Elfering

Kate Moss - The Collection - Curated by Gert Elfering

John Jones were asked to create bespoke frames for a series of photographs and paintings at Christie's Auction House - watch the video here. Read more

Recipient of the 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship: Matthew Pillsury

Recipient of the 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship: Matthew Pillsury

Recipient of 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Matthew Pillsbury, is currently exhibiting his most recent series of photographing in Japan. Read more

Lubomorov-Easton Project Space exhibit ‘Into and Out of Abstraction’.

Lubomorov-Easton Project Space exhibit ‘Into and Out of Abstraction’.

Danny Rolph is set to exhibit alongside Gunther Herbst and Colin Crumplin, from 26th April – 21st June, at Lubomirov-Easton, in an exhibition entitled ‘Into and Out of Abstraction’. The showcase explores three contrasting artistic approaches which address the relationship abstract painting has with reality. Together the artists prove abstraction is still relevant today. Read more

Phillips Upcoming Design Auction - 29th April

Phillips Upcoming Design Auction - 29th April

Phillips is set to auction 214 impressive interior design lots on 29th April at 2pm in their Howick Place premises. The sale will offer sensational pieces which range from unique 1930’s lighting fixtures to an unusual coat rack room divider. Read more

Kaleidoscope – an exhibition of photographs from Katy Vetch

Kaleidoscope – an exhibition of photographs from Katy Vetch

Katy Vetch’s ‘Kaleidoscope’ will be on show at Embassy Tea Gallery 20-25 May. Kaleidoscope is a translation of a world explored through subconscious seeing, and the camera is used as a tool to reveal moments of ‘ordinary beauty’ captured within its format. Read more

Auction Records for Post War Scandinavian Modern Design

Auction Records for Post War Scandinavian Modern Design

Appeal endures for Scandinavian designs produced between the period after the Second World War and the end of the 1960’s according to recent auction records. Read more

SBID International Design Awards Submissions Open

SBID International Design Awards Submissions Open

The 4th edition of the SBID’s International Design Awards is now open and will close on the 14th July. The award recognises and rewards design excellence across 15 categories such as, Best Retail Design, Best Hotel, Best Office and Best Public Space. Read more

Battersea Power Station Stage 3 Redevelopment Plans Launched

Battersea Power Station Stage 3 Redevelopment Plans Launched

Designs were unveiled on 7th April by architecture firms Gehry Partners and Foster + Partners for the third stage of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment. Read more

May Design Series

May Design Series

The UK’s definitive international furnishings fair returns to the Excel Centre from 18th–20th May. The Design Series is well known for siting amongst the great Interior Design fairs such as Maison & Objet and Stockholm Furniture Fair. Read more

Swarovski Whitechapel Art Icon Award Winner announced as Howard Hodgkin

Swarovski Whitechapel Art Icon Award Winner announced as Howard Hodgkin

The inaugural Swarovski Whitechapel Art Icon Award was awarded to renowned British painter, Howard Hodgkin, for his services to contemporary art for over half a century, at Whitechapel’s Gala Dinner on 2nd April. Read more

‘Pangaea; New Art from Africa and Latin America’ is Now Open

‘Pangaea; New Art from Africa and Latin America’ is Now Open

Saatchi’s new blockbuster exhibition ‘Pangaea; New Art from Africa and Latin America’ opened 2nd April and will be on show until 31st August. Read more

Art in a Box; a Celebrity Art Project

Art in a Box; a Celebrity Art Project

Art in a Box are auctioning a series of artworks by celebrities to support Upbeat Music, an inspiring Mental Health Charity. The auction will raise funds for Upbeat Music which will enable them to continue their fantastic open mic nights and musical workshops. Read more

Michael Craig-Martin Exhibits at Chatsworth

Michael Craig-Martin Exhibits at Chatsworth

John Jones client, Michael Craig-Martin, is showcasing a major display of Contemporary Sculpture at Chatsworth until 29th June. Read more

‘Painter, Painter: Dan Perfect, Fiona Rae’

‘Painter, Painter: Dan Perfect, Fiona Rae’

The Timothy Taylor Gallery have announced British painters, and husband and wife, Dan Perfect and Fiona Rae’s joint exhibition, 'Painter, Painter: Dan Perfect, Fiona Rae', at Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery from 3rd May – 6th July. Read more

April Newsletters

April 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 April editions. Read more

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year Award – Call for Submissions

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year Award – Call for Submissions

After the enormous success of the first series, Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year returns for a second time to search across the UK and Ireland for a new ‘Star of the Art World’. Read more

Submissions Open for East London Painting Prize

Submissions Open for East London Painting Prize

The deadline for the inaugural East London Painting Prize closes 10th April. The winner will receive £10,000, a solo show at the Nunnery Gallery in Bow, and will get the chance to join the selection panel in 2015. Read more

Crouch End Open Studios Celebrates their 10th Anniversary

Crouch End Open Studios Celebrates their 10th Anniversary

Crouch End Open Studios are celebrating their 10 year anniversary through a series of events across Crouch End in May. Read more

Derwent Art Prize – Open Call for Works Created in Pencil

Derwent Art Prize – Open Call for Works Created in Pencil

The Cumberland Pencil Company has announced the second Derwent Art Prize open call. A prize fund totalling £12,650 will be awarded to British and international artists with works created in pencil. Read more