Ian Chamberlain’s Lovell Telescope Etchings zoom into focus!

RABLEY NEWS 

Ian Chamberlain’s intricate etchings of the Lovel Telescope zoom into focus as Jodrell Bank Observatory is declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. 

 

Ian Chamberlain

Transmission Series

Sheet size  65 x 74cm, Plate Size 51 x 62cm

£625 each

Set of 4 prints £2250

Make an enquiry – meryl@rableygallery.com

 

Transmission II

2011

Sheet size  65 x 74cm

Plate Size 51 x 62cm

Edition 20

£625

Transmission III

2014

Edition 20

£625

Transmission IV

2015

Edition 30

£625

Transmission V

2018 

Edition 30

£625

Transmission I (sold out))

The Jodrell Bank ObservatoryIt has been at the forefront of astronomical research since its inception in 1945 and tracked US and Russian craft during the space race. The Lovell Telescope, which was the world’s largest telescope when it was completed in 1957. The site in Cheshire is part of the University of Manchester. It is dominated by the landmark Lovell Telescope.

Chamberlain is interested in the use of a traditional Print process such as etching being used to record subject matter that is generally at the cutting edge of technology for its time. The etchings become an extension of his drawing, allowing him to record the location through the interlinking processes of drawing and printmaking.

Public Collections include

Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Modern, Ashmolean, Oxford, UK, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol UK

Ian Chamberlain’s work reinterprets man-made structures as monuments placed within the landscape, acting as architectural metaphors of past and current technological achievements. He has had a long-standing fascination with technology and architectural forms especially the structures within industry, agriculture, science and the military. These have included Goonhilly Earth station, The Lovell Telescope, Cheshire Maunsell Sea Forts in the Thames estuary and the Acoustic Sound Mirrors on the south Kent coast.

Ian Chamberlain’ work including the ’Tramission Series is available through Rabley Gallery and is included in our ‘Salon Academie’

Forthcoming Solo Exhibition at Rabley Gallery 2020

Link to Ian Chamberlain Prints

http://www.rableydrawingcentre.com/drawingsandprints/artist/gallery/608/ian-chamberlain/ian-chamberlain

 

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019 – Rabley Prints Celebration Collection

We are delighted to present new publications by Rabley Gallery artists selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019

Eileen COOPER RA / Rebecca SALTER RA / Emma STIBBON RA / Prudence AINSLIE / Neil BOUSFIELD / Ian CHAMBERLAIN / Fred GATLEY / Sara LEE / Katherine JONES / Nana SHIOMI / Sadie TIERNEY

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Sara Lee ‘Beckoning Lines’ is Open …One of The Guardian’s Top Five!

Sara Lee Exhibition Open

What a glorious sunny day to be opening Sara Lee’s exhibition of new works ‘Beckoning Lines’. Lee’s beautiful pastel drawings lending a sense of calm contemplation to the space where ‘from within each image, the act of making is like walking a cloister.’ Continue reading

London Original Print Fair 2019 – MONOPRINTS – Katherine Jones

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RABLEY GALLERY AT THE LONDON ORIGINAL PRINT FAIR 2019
25th – 28th April 2019
STAND 34

During the coming weeks I will be highlighting the artists and the monoprints we will be exhibiting at the London Original Print Fair in April 2019. For more information about the work of Katherine Jones or visiting the London Original Print Fair please contact the gallery  – email info@rableygallery.com  

Rabley Gallery will be exhibiting new works focusing on monoprints. The quality of these prints brings a fresh vibe to the artworks and offers a more unique and experimental field of play for the collector and for the artist as they develop series of imagery. The monoprint, unlike the monotype, is one of a series, so it is not completely unique. Monoprints are often thought of as variations on one theme.

ARTIST in FOCUS 

KATHERINE JONES
CLOUD AND CUMULUS SERIES
Monoprints and Collagraph & Block Prints

Katherine Jones ‘Cumulus’ Monoprints V-VIII, 2019 20.5 x 17cm

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Rabley Artmas Fair 2018

A festive welcome awaits at Rabley throughout December with our annual Artmas Fair. We are celebrating another year of exhibiting our wonderful artists with specially selected portfolios of works prints, drawings, ceramics and jewellery for you to view around our large table in the gallery. Relax by a warm fire and enjoy our hospitality away from the crowds. Continue reading

Tom Hammick – Island Life

Tom Hammick ‘Henry’s Cabin, Walden Pond’ 2018, Edition variable reduction woodcut,121 x 155 cm

TOM HAMMICK ‘ISLAND LIFE’

Exhibition at Rabley Gallery / 17 Nov 17 – 22 Dec 2018

In Tom Hammick’s upcoming exhibition Island Life, images of Henry’s Cabin and the walled utopian garden of Sky Island glow under the same moon as his new woodcut prints inspired by Benjamin Britten’s Sea Interludes. His surreal landscapes evoke feelings of solitude alongside a deep interconnectivity where consciousness looms just over the dream horizon. Hammick’s images are often metaphors for the human condition; reflecting states of mind, transience, fragility and awe. Continue reading

100 Years On – New Prints to Commemorate Wilfred Owen, WWI Poet and Soldier by Neil Bousfield

Neil Bousfield ‘With Whom Their Love is Done (Spring Offensive)’ 2018, Engraving, 53 x 36.5 cm, Edition 40

wilfred-owen

Wilfred Owen

It is exactly one hundred years on Sunday 4th November 1918, since the war poet and soldier Wilfred Owen was killed by machine gun fire while leading his men across the Sambre-Oise, just one week before the signing of the armistice marking the end of The Great War.

To commemorate, we are launching a specially commissioned portfolio of limited edition engravings by Neil Bousfield. Neil was commissioned by the Folio Society to make a body of work to accompany a new publication of Wilfred Owen’s poetry, published to mark the centenary of Owen’s death and of Armistice Day. Continue reading