Posts Tagged ‘Dobells Jazz Folk Blues’

Hello 2015 and a sad farewell to some good friends

Benedict Drew Dyslexic Shanty

poster for Benedict Drew’s Dyslexic Shanty

Benedict Drew Performing Dyslexic Shanty in the Triangle Space at Chelsea

Benedict Drew performing Dyslexic Shanty at the Triangle Space at Chelsea

2014 ended for CHELSEA space with the popular exhibition Bob Cobbing:Bill Jubobe and a spectacular finale in the form of an especially commissioned performance by Benedict Drew on Thursday 18th December.

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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

A Nashville Icon On The Road Again

Richard Wilson proposal drawing for 'Hang on a minute lads...' 2011

Our brilliant Richard Wilson exhibition No Formulas continues at CHELSEA space and we are eagerly awaiting Richard’s public talk with Jane Won, curator at the De la Warr Pavilion, on the 18th October (click here for details and booking info). Meanwhile we are busily working on our next exhibition Hatch Show Print: Nashville Calling 

Jason Brown at Hatch Show Print's old store on Nashville's Lower Broadway

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The End of Dobell’s and the Beginning of Blake

Peter Blake at Chelsea Futurespace

A fantastic crowd turned out at our sister gallery Chelsea Futurespace for the opening of Peter Blake: Four Decades

Brad Faine and Peter Blake

This dynamic installation of prints was personally selected by Sir Peter and includes a wide variety of works that he feels represents his printmaking activities across forty years. Also the show tacitly celebrates his productive working relationship with artist and master printmaker Brad … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Willats in Oxford, Brown in Nashville, Blake in London, and a Jazz Record bag sent from Berlin

section of Stephen Willats' Oxford Community Data Stream

Stephen Willats, who showed his West London Social Resource Project with us in 2011, has an excellent new show Conscious-Unconscious: in and out the reality check at Modern Art Oxford. The show represents the next stage in a relationship with the gallery that goes back to 1968.

perspex visor and rubber beret by Flora McLean as part of the installation by Archigram at Modern Art Oxford

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A Private View, A Talk, World Record Store Day, Sir Peter Blake and more

Private view for Dobells Jazz Folk Blues

Another lively season for CHELSEA space starting with the private view for Dobells Jazz Folk Blues. There was a fantastic crowd out to celebrate this iconic record shop and its founder, Doug Dobell, including CHELSEA space regulars and Dobell’s staff and customers going back to the 1940s.

Dobell's staff member Brian Harvey with music photographer Val Wilmer

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Jazz Folk Blues at CHELSEA space

Dobells shop sign. Photo: Museum of London

CHELSEA space has been keeping relatively quiet as we prepared for our new show but the silence will soon to be broken with what promises to be a lively private view for Dobells … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here