Rocket Gallery presents an exhibition titled "Ongoing Minimalism," including works by Stefan Eberstadt, Michelle Grabner, Ditty Ketting, Will Taylar, and Lars Wolter.
Rocket/Jonathan Stephenson presents the first London exhbition dedicated to Post-War Domestic Dutch Furniture by Friso Kramer, Wim Rietveld, Martin Visser, Cees Braakman, Rudolf Wolf, and others. Furniture, objects, books, and graphics from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s are exhibited from Dutch manufacturers such as De Cierkel, Pastoe, 't Spectrum, Gispen, Auping, and Tomado.
Peter Hedegaard, Colour Sequence [blue/green/yellow], 1975 Screenprint 22 x 30 inches December 3, 2010 – February 19, 2011 Rocket/Jonathan Stephenson presents paintings and screenprints by the Danish-born Londoner Peter Hedegaard (1929-2008). This is the first solo exhibition of Hedegaard’s work for thirty-five years. Rocket’s exhibition includes a cross-section of Hedegaard’s paintings from the early 1970s. In 1974 Hedegaard was a prize winner in the John Moore’s Painting Prize and Rocket will be showing ‘Green and [...]
Installation view May 14 – June 19, 2010 Rocket presents new paintings from the ‘Black Circle’ series by the Chicago-based artist, writer and curator Michelle Grabner. This is Grabner’s fifth exhibition at Rocket.
March 5 – April 24, 2010 An exhibition of art and design from three legends of mid-century Danish modernism: 1950s Krenit bowls by Herbert Krenchel; the Getama Daybeds by Hans Wegner; and Danish Konkrete paintings by Ib Geertsen.
The Danish artist Ib Geertsen died on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Geertsen is survived by his wife Birthe, and their grandson and granddaughter. The funeral will take place on June 12 at Timotheus Kirken, Valby, Copenhagen where there is a stained-glass window designed by Geertsen. “Ib Geertsen is the grand old man of Danish abstraction, but was little known in the UK until he was championed by London’s Rocket Gallery in a recent group [...]
Jeremy Moon, Untitled (2/70) Acrylic on canvas, 96 x 130 inches June 5 – July 25, 2009 Rocket presents an exhibition of paintings made between 1970 and 1973 by the late Jeremy Moon (British, 1934-1973). These paintings are the ‘mature’ work of Jeremy Moon whose career was cut tragically short by a motorcycle accident in November 1973. Rocket has represented the estate of Jeremy Moon since 2004 and this will be their third solo show.
Our second VIEWLIST exhibition is conceived by Chicago-based artist Michelle Grabner.
"So I think what comes next is a web with big holes blown in it. A spiderweb in a storm. The turtles get knocked out from under it, the platform sinks through the cloud. A lot of the inherent contradictions of the web get revealed, the contradictions in the oxymorons smash into each other." -- Bruce Sterling, February 2009
April 3 – May 23, 2009 New paintings, a site-specific wall-painting and functional furniture by the Monchengladbach-based artist Lars Wolter.
Installation view February 6 – March 28, 2009 Jonathan Stephenson / Rocket presents the first ever solo exhibition in London of the iconic Danish artist Ib Geertsen. He has just celebrated his ninetieth birthday. Geertsen has been painting for over 70 years. This exhibition celebrates his work of the last four decades when it expanded to include mobile sculptures, screenprints, furniture and public design projects. He has even designed the livery of a Copenhagen bus [...]
Installation view December 5, 2008 – January 24, 2009 A solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Charles Christopher Hill (b. 1948).
Installation view with painting by Richard Schur October 10 – November 22, 2008
August 1 —September 27, 2008 First solo show by Slade 07 graduate, with minimal three-dimensional paintings which are influenced by aspects of furniture design and which explore colour and materials.
Matthias Hoch, Rotterdam #23, 2007 C-print on diasec, 150 x 186 cm, edition of 6 June 13 — July 26, 2008
Helge Ernst, Ramloese august, 1950 Oil on canvas, 65 x 88 cm April 11 — May 31, 2008 In Denmark ‘Konkret’ is used widely as a term to describe art that is geometrically-based – art that is not figurative nor Cobra expressionistic abstraction. The Danish ‘Konkret’ artists have never been as widely acknowledged as their Cobra colleagues, so this show offers a reassessment of their distinct form of abstraction which finds many echoes in [...]