Woking, The Lightbox, The Road to Abstraction, 21 May – 24 July 2016;
London, Business Design Centre, London Art Fair Museum Partner, Ten Years – A Century of Art, 18 – 22 January 2017;
London, Royal Society of Sculptors, Parallel Lines: Sculpture and Drawing, 13 May – 13 July 2019;
Hull, Ferens Art Gallery, Reflection: British Art in an Age of Change, 17 August 2019 – 5 January 2020;
Woking, The Lightbox, Collector’s Favourites (online exhibition), 1 June – 1 September 2020
Whilst Allen Jones was living in New York (1964-65) he discovered a rich fund of imagery in the sexually motivated popular illustration of the 1940s and 1950s. He became well known for exploiting the female form in his work by creating sculptures that depicted ‘human furniture’, a form of bondage and sexual objectification that turns a person’s body into a chair, table or other piece of furniture.