Posts Tagged ‘Almost Bliss: Notes on Derek Jarman’s Blue’

The end of our blue period, a wedding in Zagreb, and a private view for Grenville Davey

Director of Tate Modern, Chris Dercon, in CHELSEA space's Almost Bliss installation

Director of Tate Modern, Chris Dercon, in CHELSEA space’s Almost Bliss installation

Our show Almost Bliss: Notes on Derek Jarman’s Blue finally came to an end, the blue vinyl was removed from the windows and the strange effects of the blue gels vanished in the daylight. The commemorations of the life and work of the late Derek Jarman continue throughout the year with international film screenings and exhibitions but the finale of the London season of events marking the 20th anniversary … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Derek Jarman Valentine’s Study Day

Study Day poster including image of Derek Jarman's painting 'Avebury Series no 4' 1973 from Northampton Museums and Art Gallery

Our exhibition Almost Bliss: Notes On Derek Jarman’s Blue has been very well received and our  Jarman Study Day on 14th February was a big success.

Neil Tennant, Karen Di Franco, and Phillip Hoare at the Derek Jarman Study Day

Consisting of a diverse range of talks, screenings, performances, and panel discussions the … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Blue View

Almost Bliss private view

CHELSEA space’s tinted windows succinctly announced the launch of our new show  Almost Bliss: Notes on Derek Jarman’s Blue 

private view crowd

The show revolves around Derek Jarman’s notes for his seminal late work Blue and is part of Jarman2014 a year long cycle of events, exhibitions, and screenings to celebrate the life and work of Derek Jarman and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his premature death from AIDS … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Thanks for 2013 and Looking Forward to Bliss in the Coming Year.

cover for Derek Jarman's 'Bliss' notebook. Estate of Derek Jarman courtesy K.Collins

As we prepare for our first exhibition of 2014, Almost Bliss: Notes on Derek Jarman’s Blue, CHELSEA space would like to say thank you to everyone who made 2013 another great year in our exhibition history.

CHELSEA space #48: second reflection / symmetrical contents STURTEVANT and SECONDEDITIONS

We started last year with second reflection / symmetrical contents STURTEVANT and SECONDEDITIONS  which turned … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here