Jakbox | Art Collective | News http://www.jakbox.co.uk/ Jakbox is an art collective based in London headed up by Simon Williams en-gb London Live Feature http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/london-live-feature http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/london-live-feature Wed, 06 Dec 17 00:00:00 +0000 Excitingly London Live paid a visit to the Jakbox studio in November – check out their piece and see Simon Williams discuss the inspiration for this latest collection of work.

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One / Two Exhibition http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/one-two-exhibition http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/one-two-exhibition Tue, 07 Nov 17 12:16:31 +0000 JakBox One/Two is the second major exhibition of Simon’s work.  As the name suggests, it will be presented in two stages. Jakbox One opens at the end of the month and JakBox Two will take place early in the New Year.
 

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New Archway Studio http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/new-archway-studio http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/new-archway-studio Thu, 05 Oct 17 00:00:00 +0000 We're moving! 

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Online Gallery : Artfinder http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/online-gallery-artfinder http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/online-gallery-artfinder Tue, 29 Aug 17 00:00:00 +0000 Jakbox on Artfinder

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Under The Hammer 17/17: Shatter http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1717-shatter http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1717-shatter Mon, 07 Aug 17 00:00:00 +0000 All good things come to an end.

After 17 weeks of auctions, it is the end of UNDER THE HAMMER, the artistic concept conceived by Simon Williams and run by the Jakbox Studio. Each week Simon has created a new [Un]original piece of art inspired by famous artists. 8 artworks out of 16 have been sold so far and the 8 others have been destroyed.

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Online Gallery : Saatchi Art http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/online-gallery-saatchi-art http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/online-gallery-saatchi-art Wed, 02 Aug 17 00:00:00 +0000 Jakbox on Saatchi Art

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Under The Hammer 16/17: Dots http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1617-dots http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1617-dots Mon, 31 Jul 17 00:00:00 +0000 Inspirited by Hirst’s series “Spot paintings” , this week’s UNDER THE HAMMER artwork is the most original (Un)original of the collection! Simon Williams tracked down a man named Damien Hirst and asked him to randomly colour circles on a sheet of paper and then sign it. An authentic Damien Hirst!

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Under The Hammer 15/17: Sidestep http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1517-sidestep http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1517-sidestep Mon, 24 Jul 17 00:00:00 +0000 Simon Williams has decided for this week's UNDER THE HAMMER to put the sculptor Richard Long in the spotlight. Long is one of the most well-known British land artists. Land art (Earth art, environmental art or Earthworks) is an artistic movement that emerged in the 60’s-70’s predominantly in Britain and North America. It is made in a natural environment or stages natural elements and material.

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Under The Hammer 14/17: Cycle Path http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1417-cycle-path http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1417-cycle-path Mon, 17 Jul 17 00:00:00 +0000 UNDER THE HAMMER presents you “Cycle path”, William’s [Un]original for week 14, inspired by the Boyle Family, a group of collaborative artists (wife, husband and children). They are best known for their Earth studies; highly accurate casts of randomly selected surfaces.

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Under The Hammer 13/17: Graffiti Theft http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1317-graffiti-theft http://www.jakbox.co.uk/news/under-the-hammer-1317-graffiti-theft Mon, 10 Jul 17 00:00:00 +0000 For Under The Hammer’s thirteenth week, Simon Williams takes his inspiration from the American artist Robert Rauschenberg (October 22, 1925 – May 12, 2008). He was a prolific innovator of techniques and mediums and he practiced, among other things, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, papermaking, collage and performance.

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