Monthly Journal

Although the gloomy Autumn weather has arrived, thankfully there are many colourful cultural events and exhibitions to brighten up October!  This week with all the art world in London for the auctions and Frieze, don’t forget to visit PAD fair in Berkeley Square and the West End Night this Thursday 4th of October with gallery openings across the West End.

Alternatively, if you rather a cosier October hibernating at home, you can get 10% off all Jolene Armchair orders placed this month. Just quote COSYOCTOBER.


PAD London, 30 September – 6 October,
Berkeley Square


PAD is London’s leading fair for post war and contemporary design, furniture and decorative arts. Located in Berkeley Square, the fair is showcasing 68 galleries from 14 countries with a selection of 20th century and midcentury design, glass, ceramics and jewellery.


Table from Studio MVW’s Jinye series launching at Galerie BSL.


Nacho Carbonell’s Big Round Chandelier at Carpenter’s Workshop gallery.


Cyclades cabinet by Francois Cante-Pacos at Yves et Victor Gastou.

Frieze London 2019, 3-6 October,
Regent’s Park


Frieze London and Frieze Masters return to Regent’s Park from the 3-6th October, presenting 287 galleries with exciting artists from emerging and contemporary in Frieze to the classic to 20th century in Masters.

With 40,000 square meters over the two sites in Regent’s Park, here are some of the highlights to help navigate.

LA based artist, Sterling Ruby’s paintings at Gagosian’s booth at the entrance of Frieze London.

Keep an eye out for Joël Andrianomearisoa’s Labyrinth of Passions at the Woven section of the fair.

Geotropism by Donna Huanca at Simon Lee gallery.

Joy Labinjos’s painting at Tiwani Contemporary at the Focus section.

 West End Night, 4th of October


Galleries located in the West End of London will be open to the visitors with many spaces hosting special events and private views on 4th of October – find out more information below:

 Matchesfashion, Frieze Talks


Join Matchesfashion at Five Carlos Place for a programme of talks and events alongside Frieze – find out more information below:

Other Art and Design Exhibitions this Month


Lucian Freud, Royal Academy of Arts

26 October – 27 January


Bridget Riley, Hayward Gallery

23 October – 26 January 


Tim Walker, Victoria and Albert Museum

21 September – 08 March  


Doug Aitken, Victoria Miro

02 October – 20 December  


Mourizio Cattelan, Blenheim Art Foundation

12 September – 27 October