Posts Tagged ‘The Life Room’

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

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 Word From Our Sponsor: Lynda Morris on Drinking With Gilbert & George + RIBA ‘Name Drop’ The Gagged Olympic Architects and Engineers

audience for Lynda Morris at CHELSEA space

Following the success of  her talk ‘The Book as Artwork’, last week Lynda Morris kindly reprised her lecture Drinking With Gilbert & George 1972 – 1976 as part of our exhibition  Lynda Morris: Dear Lynda…

Lynda Morris with an early image of Gilbert & George

The talk was originally given for the Art Historians’ Conference in Edinburgh some five or so years ago and the title … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Stephen Farthing’s Ultra Marine Painting

CHELSEA space Assistant Jo McGaffin emerses herself in Stephen Farthing's epic painting of the Atlantic Ocean

Stephen Farthing RA, artist, writer, and co-curator of  The Life Room at CHELSEA space has opened a magnificent exhibition entitled The Back Story at the Royal Academy of Arts as part of their ‘Artists’ Laboratory’ series. The brilliant centrepiece of the exhibition is a 10m (30ft) long painting of the Atlantic Ocean entitled Painting The Atlantic which coincidently was commissioned by CHELSEA space Director Donald Smith  for the inaugural exhibition … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Bruce Mclean’s Conceptual Consomme

a sculpture in Bruce McLean's soup

Brie on the knee

To end Bruce McLean’s exhibition Waiter Waiter! at Bernard Jacobson Gallery there was a small screening party with visitors including Chris Stephens, Head of Displays at Tate Britain, writer Louisa Buck, and John Wood from the Henry Moore Institute. The film Soup is beautifully shot and takes its themes from observations of manners, gestures, and behaviour of staff and customers in a restaurant, … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here