Posts Tagged ‘Steve Thomas’

Thanks 2012 – Hello 2013

stacked Gary Woodley designed bench with mirrorball in the window of CHELSEA space with Tate Britain and Millbank Tower behind

It’s time for CHELSEA space to say thank you to those who took part in our 2012 programme and to wish a Happy New Year to everyone who came to visit us.

Kate Ross (left) and Daisy McMullan in front of Daniel Sturgis's painting 'All or Nothing' 2012

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Red White And Blue All Over

Brad Faine (left) and Steve Thomas (right)

Red White and Blue is not the only show in town and some of the artists can also be seen elsewhere at present: Steve Thomas is currently exhibiting at Chelsea Futurespace in PRINTS ‘R’ US  with Brad Faine.  Their prints inspired by pop-culture, graphics, and British and American Pop Art are full of colour, puns, wit and irony; the show at Chelsea Futurespace runs until 27th January 2013.  Steve also featured in CHELSEA space … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Last Day of Dome + New show opening at Chelsea Futurespace on Tuesday 23rd October

Sir Hugh Casson watercolour of the construction of the Dome of Discovery given by Casson to Ralph Tubbs

Today is the last day of the excellent Dome: Ralph Tubbs and the Festival of Britain. We opened as part of the London Design Festival and have had a remarkable audience response. It has been great to meet people visiting CHELSEA space for the first time and we have also enjoyed seeing old friends such as Lloyd Johnson and Jeff Dexter.

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Lloyd Johnson Pulls a Crowd

Johnsons Fans gather outside of CHELSEA space

The Lloyd Johnson private view at CHELSEA space was a huge success and friends, fans and collectors came from all over the world to celebrate Lloyd and revisit his brilliant designs.

Lloyd Johnson greets writer and curator Paul Gorman

The big question was what to wear, some people dusted down their Johnsons and La Rocka gear whilst Lloyd, ever the mod/Ivy leaguer, wore a three … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Pop Talk

David Bowie 'Lodger' 1979

Derek Boshier, who is giving a talk as part of our CHELSEA programme of public events, designed the cover for David Bowie’s 1979 album Lodger in collaboration with Bowie and the photographer Brian Duffy.

Wallpaper design by David Bowie1995

A David Bowie wallpaper design was loaned to CHELSEA space for the exhibition Ideal Home by pop culture  commentator Paul Gorman who coincidently will be … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

a home win for ideal private view

artist Crispin Chetwynd leans on a Richard Woods 'Drystone Wall on Wheels'

ideal home had a  fantastic private view and a brilliant first week with lots of great visitors during the London Design Festival and the Icon Design Trail. Here’s a few private view images, a full set will go up on the CHELSEA space archive in the near future.

Director of Tate Britain, Penelope Curtis, with artist Jeff Dennis

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David Tremlett invigorates the Tate stairs, whilst Bob and Roberta Smith, David Bowie, and Keith Richards add touches to the ideal home

David Tremlett with his wall drawing on the Tate Britain Manton staircase

David Tremlett has removed the scaffold to reveal his epic new wall drawing for Tate Britain’s Manton staircase. The difficult task of creating this work, discussed in a recent CHELSEA space blog, has all been worthwhile and Tate Britain has an important new work to show its many visitors.

David Tremlett's epic new wall drawing for Tate Britain

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Bubbles on the Grand Canal and some DIY for the ideal home

Martina Gonano in Venice with Elvis Costello's Armed Forces LP packaging brilliantly designed by Barney Bubbles

Almost exactly a year since former CHELSEA space assistant  Martina Gonano was working on our exhibition Process: The Working Practices of Barney Bubbles (brilliantly curated by Paul Gorman) she sent us an email to say that her boyfriend had  just come home to their Venetian apartment with a copy of the Bubbles designed Armed Forces by Elvis Costello. This innovative packaging solution was one of many unusual Barney … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here