Posts Tagged ‘Syd Shelton’

A Busy, Happy Ending to 2015: recent news and a round up of the year

Christmas Tree at CHELSEA space - stacked benches designed by Gary Woodley for CHELSEA space in 2010 and a mirrorball from the exhibition Neal White: Fieldworks in the Museum of the Void

Christmas Tree at CHELSEA space – stacked benches designed by Gary Woodley for CHELSEA space in 2010 and a mirrorball from the exhibition Neal White: Fieldworks in the Museum of the Void (2009)

It has been another great year for CHELSEA space, thank you to everyone  who has exhibited, visited, participated or contributed, we are grateful for your … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Ten and a half and still going strong

CHELSEA space #61 -  Leslie Foxcroft: 'Corners'

CHELSEA space #61 – Leslie Foxcroft: ‘Corners’

Our 61st exhibition, Leslie Foxcroft: Corners, is now in its final week. This elegantly poised minimal installation helps us reflect not only on the excellent work of this highly respected artist but also on the architecture that it inhabits.

Leslie Foxcroft

Leslie Foxcroft ‘Defining’ 2015

The material language of MDF, screws and washers is unembellished and clear and Foxcroft’s title – Corners – is equally … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

A New Era: reflections on the summer, a new exhibition and the start of MA Curating and Collections

David Garnett preparing objects from the ILEA/Camberwell Collections for the 'A Good Design?' exhibition

collections manager David Garnett preparing objects from the ILEA/Camberwell Collections for the new CHELSEA space exhibition ‘A Good Design?’

Instead of a quiet summer the period following the exhibition Markets featuring Charlotte Prodger and The Block was extremely busy and very productive.

installation view of Icons of Process Carlyle Reedy at Flat-Time House installation view of ‘Icons of Process Carlyle Reedy’ … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

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

Pride before a fall – Austerity and Legacy Britain 1951-2012

Festival of Britain 1951 by Terence Cuneo for the Illustrated London News

After the proud and joyful Jubilee/Olympic summer and temporary economic amnesia, CHELSEA space responds to the end of the party with two exhibitions which seem to resonate with the current soundbites of “Austerity’, “Legacy”, and the re-evaluation of national identity.

Dome of Discovery under construction 1950

Our current exhibition DOME: Ralph Tubbs and the Festival of Britain celebrates one of the UK’s … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Olga Casablancas & Syd Shelton – interviews at a private view and images of two Jubilees

Olga Casablancas AKA Olga FM

Sometime CHELSEA space Assistant, brilliant individual, and music obsessive Olga Casablancas is pursuing an MA in Radio Studies at Goldsmiths and she has presented, edited, and produced a selection of interviews with visitors at the private view of Lloyd Johnson: The Modern Outfitter. Listen to Olga’s Modern Outfitter interviews and her other recent audio pieces at her Sound Cloud site.

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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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Hubris – Nil / Humility – 1

Avalanche 1970 - 1976 curated by Lisa Le Feuvre. invitation card

Director Donald Smith has designed the exhibition programme so that it would be divided between the shows that he curates and those by invited curators working on new projects made especially for CHELSEA space. This invitation  to particular curators is an exploration of curatorial practice, to examine different approaches and to encourage guest curators to be experimental and explicitly describe their process through the exhibition itself.

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