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Dylan Jones Stone

Dylan Jonas Stone is an artist based in the UK. He studied at EINA School of Art in Barcelona where he attained his BA in Fine Arts and then at The School of Visual Arts in New York City for his MA in Fine Arts. He worked extensively with Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery in New York City, where his first piece with the gallery consisted of 26,000 35mm film photographs of Lower Manhattan. This work was exhibited at MoMA PS1 and was then acquired by The New York Public Library and is now in their photography collection. The library created a website for his piece, and it can be seen on their site.

His large-scale painting, Barbara and David Stone’s Bookshelves was exhibited at Gimpel Fils Gallery in London, Nicole Klagsbrun in New York and then purchased by Museum of Fine Arts Houston. The museum created an online site where the viewer can zoom in and see the many hundreds of books in the painting.

At The Museum of Children’s Books in Turin Dylan created a one-person show consisting of a series of prints and drawings placed within and alongside the history of children’s books in display cabinets throughout the museum. Most recently, his collection of personal pocket diaries from 1800 to 2000 was exhibited in New York and given an excellent review by the renowned art critic Jerry Saltz. Other reviews of Dylan’s work are in The New York Times by Chief Art Critic, Roberta Smith and online on Hyperallergic.

Other collections with Dylan’s work include: The Rema Hort Mann Foundation in New York, Carnegie Mellon University Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation and The Albert Rafols Casamada Foundation Barcelona.

Dylan taught Storyboarding for Directors at The London Film School and was an associate lecturer at Central St. Martins teaching Visual Awareness to BA and MA Directors for over ten years.

Dylan Jonas Stone was born in New York City and raised in London from the age of three. His parents worked in independent film production, distribution and exhibition and they produced festivals in Europe throughout the 1960s. In 1971 they moved to London, set up Cinegate, an art-house film distribution company and founded the Gate Cinema in Notting Hill Gate. During the next 20 years this grew into a small chain of Gate Cinemas in Bloomsbury, Camden and Mayfair. His sister Alexandra Stone is a film producer based in London and his brother Jordan Stone is a producer and director.

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