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Rocket Gallery Launch 2015

Rocket Gallery Launch 2015

Jonathan Stephenson announces the completion of the new Rocket premises after eighteen months of design and construction. The 4 00 square feet premises close to London Fields in London E8 comprises a gallery, showroom, design office and
photography studio. The new premises will be launched in April with an opening event that will echo the range of future projects and collaborations at Rocket in the worlds of art, photography, design and fashion. John Jones were pleased to frame an artwork by Imi Knoebel, Grace Kelly, 1990, for the launch of the new space.
 

Special exhibits:
Imi Knoebel, the German artist, loans Tische  from his private collection
Martin Parr, the photographer, instals a 2x3 metre billboard on our outside terrace
Jonathan Saunders, the fashion designer, decorates a wall with his Herringbone rug
 

April launch weekend Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 April, open 11-6
 

main gallery – Finished – contemporary colour abstraction
Paintings by Michelle Grabner, Charles Christopher Hill & Ditty Ketting; sculpture by Lars Wolter & Sophie Smallhorn – all hung surrounding a two-part Tische/Table painted by Imi Knoebel
 

side gallery – Applied – graphic arts & modernist design
Photographs by Keld Helmer-Petersen & Robin Forster, screenprints by Peter Hedegaard & Imi Knoebel, chairs by Jens Risom, Krenit bowls by Herbert Krenchel – juxtaposed with a contemporary rug by Jonathan Saunders
 

showroom – Jonathan Stephenson will showcase thirty years of book production and twenty years of typography for Rocket photography studio – Hamish Stephenson will project a loop of video films and install a grid of photographs from recent fashion shoots
 

The exhibitions are open by appointment until 27 June
For images please contact Rocket on 0207254 8391 gallery@rocketgallery.com
4-6 sheep lane london e8 4 s uk
t +44 0207 254 8391

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