Archive for September 2014

John Jones is proud to be an awards partner for inaugural Leading Culture Destinations Awards

John Jones is proud to be an awards partner for inaugural Leading Culture Destinations Awards

The inaugural Leading Cultural Destinations Awards ceremony takes place in the Jumeirah Carlton Tower on the 10th of October. The gala event invites museum directors, artists, arts patrons and creative industry leaders to recognise and celebrate arts and culture destinations round the world. Read more

Hew Locke exhibits Beyond the Sea Wall at Hales Gallery 10 October – 22 November

Hew Locke exhibits Beyond the Sea Wall at Hales Gallery 10 October – 22 November

Edinburgh born, London based, fine artist Hew Locke returns for his forth solo exhibition at Bethnal Green’s Hales Gallery this October. He will showcase a variety of sculptures, painted photographs and share certificates which explore past and present, good and bad fortune and memories of his childhood living in Georgetown, Guyana. Read more

Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace 1 October - 14 December

Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace 1 October - 14 December

Blenheim Palace has launched the Blenheim Palace Art Foundation, founded by Edward Spencer-Churchill, son of the Duke of Marlborough. An avid art collector, he has enlisted curator and consultant Michael Frahm to direct the arts programme which starts with celebrated Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Read more

John Jones Design Consultant, Tim Blake, judges V&A #MyHorstPhoto competition

John Jones Design Consultant, Tim Blake, judges V&A #MyHorstPhoto competition

John Jones Design Consultant, Tim Blake, is this week’s guest judge for the Victoria & Albert Museum #MyHorstPhoto Instagram competition. Tim designed a selection of over 300 beautifully bespoke frames for the current Horst: Photographer of Style retrospective at the Victoria & Albert Museum in a range of gesso, colour wash and gilt finishes. Read more

Hamilton’s Gallery present Horst Vintage 25 September – 24 November

Hamilton’s Gallery present Horst Vintage 25 September – 24 November

Hamilton’s Gallery are exhibiting 35 rare prints from highly esteemed photographer Horst P. Horst between 25 September and 24 November, to coincide with the Victoria & Albert Museum’s current retrospective Horst: Photographer of Style. Read more

The 18th National Open Art Competition prize winners have been announced

The 18th National Open Art Competition prize winners have been announced

The National Open Art Competition announced their awards yesterday evening at a private awards ceremony, opened by Director of the Somerset House Trust, Jonathan Reekie CBE. Read more

Paula Rego exhibits The Last King of Portugal and Other Stories 1 –  25 October

Paula Rego exhibits The Last King of Portugal and Other Stories 1 –  25 October

John Jones longstanding client Paula Rego exhibits three new series of pastel and watercolour works at the renowned Marlborough Fine Arts, from 1st – 25th October. Her works are influenced by her birth place, Portugal, and her on going fascination with folklore. Read more

LAPADA Art & Antiques fair returns 24 - 28 September

LAPADA Art & Antiques fair returns 24 - 28 September

The 6th annual LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London is Autumn’s must-visit event for private collectors and art and antiques enthusiasts sourcing and buying fine art and antiques. Among the exceptional works on offer are furniture, jewellery, carpets, tapestries, antiquities, clocks, ceramics, silver and fine art. The Fair takes place from Wednesday 24th September until Sunday 28th September 2014. Read more

John Jones Artist-in-Residence update

John Jones Artist-in-Residence update

Our Artist-in-Residence Ruth Proctor has started to settle into the new John Jones artist studio since she took up residence on July 1st. We would like to update you on her current projects and ideas she has been exploring for her forthcoming exhibition in the John Jones not-for-profit Project Space in January. Read more

Watch the making of the John Jones London Design Festival Medal display cases

Watch the making of the John Jones London Design Festival Medal display cases

The John Jones team were delighted to produce the bespoke presentation cases for the London Design Festival Medals for a second year running. Read more

John Jones Jumble Sale returns 4 & 5 October

John Jones Jumble Sale returns 4 & 5 October

The long awaited John Jones Jumble Sale returns on the 4th & 5th of October from 10am till 4pm. We are delighted to welcome the public to our first sale in the new John Jones Arts Building. Read more

V&A video: Horst in Colour showcases John Jones services

V&A video: Horst in Colour showcases John Jones services

The V&A have released a new video Horst in Colour. It reveals the process of creating new colour prints for their current exhibition Horst: Photographer of Style. This film documents the prints dry mounting and framing process completed by the John Jones team. Read more

Innovations in Conservation Mounting Workshop held at John Jones

Innovations in Conservation Mounting Workshop held at John Jones

As part of John Jones’ commitment to conservation education we held an Icon Book & Paper Group CTR workshop on conservation mounting in our brand new conservation studio. Read more

Francesca Woodman exhibition Zig Zag opens at Victoria Miro from 9 September - 4 October

Francesca Woodman exhibition Zig Zag opens at Victoria Miro from 9 September - 4 October

Victoria Miro’s Mayfair gallery space is set to exhibit a selection of Francesca Woodman’s archival pigment prints. The exhibition entitled Zig Zag considers geometric forms as its on-going theme. Read more

Alastair Gordon exhibits ‘The Feet of Those’ at the Nunnery Gallery from 24th September

Alastair Gordon exhibits ‘The Feet of Those’ at the Nunnery Gallery from 24th September

Alastair Gordon is set to exhibit The Feet of Those at Bow’s the Nunnery Gallery between 24th September and 4th October. The Feet of Those has been commissioned by London City Mission to celebrate their 180th anniversary. Read more

John Jones exhibits at The Art Business Conference 4th September

John Jones exhibits at The Art Business Conference 4th September

The Art Business Conference is a one-day conference held in central London, for senior level commercial art and antique market professionals. Visit us at our stand in the Business Pavillion to hear about how John Jones can provide you with expert fine art services. Read more