2 September 2020

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28 January 2016

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New Allen Jones Exhibition Announced by Michael Werner Gallery

A new exhibition of the artist Allen Jones: Maîtresse is set to open at Michael Werner Gallery, London. The exhibition brings together for the first time the paintings that form Jones’ Maîtresse cycle. Begun as a commissioned movie poster in 1975, Maîtresse developed into a discrete group of several major works by 2015. The movie Maîtresse, directed by Barbet Schroeder, depicts the unfolding […]

23 November 2015

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Allen Jones: Colour Matters To Open At Marlborough Fine Art

Marlborough Fine Art is to present Colour Matters, an exhibition of new sculptural works by British artist Allen Jones. Jones first showed with Marlborough Fine Art in 1971, and this marks his fourth exhibition with the gallery. One of the most significant British artists of the last century, working from the early 1960s to the […]

20 November 2014

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Allen Jones: Wince-inducing Furniture Women Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

Welcome to the Establishment, Mr Jones, you may now safely wheel out your once risqué, now wince-inducing archaic women as furniture. Compare an artwork of the same era which borrowed the fetishistic imagery of Allen Jones’s women clad in bondage gear acting as domestic fittings; Stanley Kubrick’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’ approached him to dress the […]

30 October 2014

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Allen Jones – Pop Artist Returns From PC Induced Isolation

Allen Jones has been vilified by a generation. Coming across as a kind Duchampian fetishist with misogynistic tendencies – Jones was an easy target. Way back in 1969 he made a a body of work that upset a great may people; three sculptures of scantily-clad female figures arranged in positions that enabled them to be […]

2 October 2012

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Arts for Life Launched By Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity

On Tuesday 2nd October, the Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity will launch “Arts for Life”, a groundbreaking, three year arts programme for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. In collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery, Christie’s and the Royal College of Music the Charity will develop a series of programmes to integrate arts and health. As a starting […]

16 June 2012

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Allen Jones Retrospective Celebrates His 75th Birthday

The British Pop artist Allen Jones who caused an international furor in 1969 with his provocative furniture sculptures is mounting a retrospective exhibition at the Kunsthalle Tübingen in Germany .The last large-scale retrospective devoted to the artist, was held in 1979 when he was forty-one, in Liverpool, London, Baden-Baden, and Bielefeld. His 70th birthday was […]