Revolt | Reform | Result, Rocket, London, England


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.

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Peter Hedegaard: Paintings & Screenprints, Rocket Gallery, London, United Kingdom


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 […]

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Ib Geertsen (1919-2009): In Memoriam


  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 […]

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Jeremy Moon: 1970s Paintings, Rocket Gallery, London, United Kingdom


  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.

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VIEWLIST: There are many things in the air and all of them are for free, Conceived by Michelle Grabner

Xavier Veilhan, Le Grand Mobile, 2004-2006, metallic structure, engines, 25 PVC spheres, 
75 x 350 cm in diameter

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

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Ib Geertsen, 90th Birthday Exhibition: Mobiles, Paintings & Screenprints, Rocket Gallery, London, United Kingdom


  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 […]

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Danish Konkrete: A Survey Show of Danish, Geometrical Paintings from 1950 to 2000, Rocket Gallery, London, UK

  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 […]

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