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MA Fine Art Brighton 6-13 July 2019

Brighton University MA show 2019. Last weekend Sat 13 July https://www.facebook.com/mafineartbrighton Advertisements

July 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Europa withy lantern installed at St Bartholomew’s Church, central Brighton 4 July – 18 July 2019

Europa withy (willow) lantern installed at St Bartholomew’s Church, central Brighton 4 July – 18 July 2019. Please come visit us. https://www.stbartholomewsbrighton.org.uk/findus.htm#Map Europa is the founding myth of the European … Continue reading

July 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

DANCE, MOVEMENT, POWER: Dynamite Gallery, Brighton: 3 -25 May 2019

DANCE, MOVEMENT, POWER by Henry Gomez April 24, 2019   This group exhibition is celebrating the beauty in many forms of our show title.  Opening 3rd May – 25th May … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Limbo: show of social art at SEAS Brighton, 4 May – 2 June 2019

The Limbo exhibition will take place 4 May – 2 June 2019 at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon). The show will include series of workshops, film screenings and artist talks … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Spectre of the Real: preview, opening talk and artist talks, SEAS Brighton, 13 April 2019

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
The Spectre of the Real is an exhibition of Social Art by a group of 23 artists, held in Brighton 13-21…

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Social Art Assembly at Tate Exchange 25 April 2019

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
For practitioners of Social Art there is an important assembly happening later in April, at Tate Exchange. It’s sold out, but I’m intending…

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Eade’s Die Liste comes home: HIX Award winning artwork about migrant deaths on show in Brighton at SEA’s Spectre of the Real exhibition of social art on 13th April 2019

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
Elizabeth Eade’s artwork Die Liste in 2018 Award winning Brighton social artist Elizabeth Eade will give a talk, and show her prize winning…

April 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Spectre of the Real: social art at SEAS Brighton :: 13-21 April 2019

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
The Spectre of the Real exhibition will take place 13-21 April 2019 at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon), at the BMECP…

April 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hove Plinth’s ‘Constellation’: sorry, it’s kitsch, and not in a nice way

November 2018. The first time I saw the long awaited sculpture on Hove Plinth was at night, in April this year, soon after it was installed. Floodlighting lent the assemblage … Continue reading

November 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bad Boys :: Kevin Hendley :: Cameron Fine Art, Hove :: 27 October – 19 November 2018

Bad Boys is Kevin Hendley’s first solo show in the UK. One of the gallery’s most collected artists, his work is rich, layered, diverse and supremely painterly. His obsession with … Continue reading

November 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Comfort Zone – Art about drones, bombing and the war on terror – socially engaged art showcased at Brighton’s MA Fine Art show July 7-14 2018

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
Raqqa after the liberation 3 25 June 2018. At first glance, the paintings look like attractive impressions of desert lands. Closer examination reveals…

June 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Omer Fast: 5000 Feet is the Best (a film about drone warefare) plus At Altitude :: Towner :: 2 Jun – 30 Sep 2018

A film about drone warfare (5,000 Feet), will be accompanied by an exhibition of visual art (At Altitude) related events, at the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne 2 June – … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Inward Sky :: Sam Hewitt :: Dynamite Gallery :: 28 April – 13 May 2018

  Following a sell-out solo show at Dynamite Gallery in 2017, Brighton artist Sam Hewitt returns with a new body of work titled Inward Sky. Featuring ten new paintings in Hewitt’s … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gilbert & George :: Brighton Museum :: 28 April to 2 September 2018

Gilbert & George are a Turner Prize-winning artist partnership who have created art and shared their lives together for fifty years. By presenting themselves as ‘living sculptures’ they challenge the … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

illumination Exhibition|30th Sept to 16th Oct 2017| Kellie Miller Arts, Brighton

Four women, four unique ways of creating and using light, reflecting and absorbing.  Illumination Exhibition is about the interpretation of light in an artist’s work and the revealing of the … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is this art? Help needed at Sussex Art newsletter – volunteers and maybe more

Dear valued Readers and Followers of Sussex Artbeat, You may have noticed that the frequency of posts at Sussex Artbeat has dropped over recent months. The volunteers that provide you … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brunswick Art Fair: Sunday 9 July 2017

Showcase for Sussex artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, cards, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery in Brunswick Square on Sunday 9 July – free entry. https://www.facebook.com/BrunswickTownArtFair/

July 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Before words: latest contemporary art at the MA Fine Art show, Brighton University, 7- 15 July 2017

An inspiring exhibition of the latest in fine art will open on Friday 7 July 2017: the MA Fine Art Year End Show at Brighton University.  The art is diverse, … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Life Rooms: Cathie Pilkington’s show at Brighton University

Cathie Pilkington sculpts children’s dolls, traumatised by life’s experience. The dolls are staged in archetypal situations, fairy stories from the dark side. Some of the tableaux deal refer to gender … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

Warning: we have met the enemy and he is us: political street art in Brighton

Socially engaged art. OK, call it political art. Actually, all art is political. If it ignores social problems, then it supports the status quo by default. If we paint pretty … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

Jake Wood Evans – baroque postmodern

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
4 May 2017. Painter Jake Wood Evans is exhibiting at the YMCA HQ in Hove as part of Open House this month, and…

May 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Young people and local artists showcased at YMCA’s Hove HQ : Open Houses 2017

4 May 2017. YMCA DLG’s Hove head office is participating in Brighton Artists Open Houses Festival, showcasing creative works by local artists as well as our young people and staff. This … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nova Pop – Billy Chainsaw :: Brush, Brighton :: 25 March – 07 April 2017

Billy Chainsaw brings a brand new solo art show to Brush Hair Salon and Gallery: NOVA POP! At Brush Hair Salon, Brighton 25 MARCH – 7 APRIL PRIVATE VIEW: 25 … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blood and bones (and being a woman): Meet the artist – Eve Shepherd

On Saturday 26th of August, from 2-4pm Corridor Gallery will be hosting an “#AskTheArtist” Q& A session, with Eve Shepherd creator of the Blood and Bones exhibition. “Corridor Gallery are … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Transcending boundaries through painting: Rendlesham by Kate Sherman at Onca, Brighton, November 2016

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
This beautiful exhibition of oil paintings shows us a wonderful capability of painting: reflection of the transcendant. The gallery setting (a white box…

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gender politics and classical beauty – Eve Shepherd at Corridor Gallery, Brighton

Eve Shepherd’s show challenges notions of gender and the body in ways that are not always new, but beautifully done. The medium is porcelain (which is apparently made using bone) and rough-hewn … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dixon’s Gavel Bash raised £14k

1 October 2016. Naked Eye Gallery in Hove announced that Dixon’s Gavel Bash art auction raised £14,420. The event was a fundraiser for artist Simon Dixon. Details of the items … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Silver Portraits by Sean Hawkey | 8 Sept-15 Nov 2016 | Hove Museum

Silver Portraits Photojournalist Sean Hawkey uses wetplate collodion techniques to make photographic portraits with silver, a method invented in 1851 and already obsolete by the 1870s. This display of his … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art about life – by young people in supported housing: “Belonging” exhibition at YMCA DLG, Reed House, Hove.

1 May 2016. An inspiring exhibition of art by young people in supported housing, staff and community, at YMCA DLG was opened in Brighton and Hove on Thursday night, as … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Photoreview – ‘Improvisations – Painting to Music’ by Marta Ptaszkiewicz Private View at Naked Eye Gallery 2 April 2016

Abstract impressionist art is atmospheric, rather than narrative. With no definable forms, there is no single story, so there’s always a fresh interpretation and the art is timeless. Sussex Artbeat … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Call for volunteers to help engage children with art in Brighton and Hove

Maxine Allan sent us this request for volunteers to help engage children with art in Brighton and Hove…. Artyfacts delivers unique art classes to primary school children in Brighton and … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: Ian Hodgson talks about technique (and Blackstar) at Naked Eye 13 February 2016

Brighton artist Ian Hodgson speaks about techniques he uses to create amazing graphite drawings of people, things and spirit – and Bowie’s Blackstar. Russell Honeyman made this interview at the … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local lad makes good: Dion Salvador Lloyd’s painting Chalkland wins Chairman’s Purchase prize at ING Discerning Eye exhibition at Mall Galleries, London

23 November 2015. Dion Salvador Lloyd announced today his painting Chalkland has been awarded the Chairman’s Purchase prize at the ING Discerning Eye exhibition at Mall Galleries, London. Dion said: … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: contemporary art from across Sussex – SUSS6, Layers of Contemporary Art |Worthing Museum & Art Gallery |10 October – 30 January 2016.

Friday evening, 9th October 2015. A vibrant exhibition of diverse contemporary art from across Sussex has opened at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery. Sussex Artbeat’s Worthing Correspondent wrote this review. … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

If this is Street Art, what is Grafitti – video interview with Brighton graffiti artist Aroe

A well made, interesting and informative video interview with graffiti artist Areo, by Chris spring of Art in Brighton

October 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Photo Review: Aroe and Meros at Dynamite | 2-28 October | 2015

Can you spot the stencil art from Prince and the Revolution’s Album Cover? Can you spot the Street Artist from Brighton? The paint spatters are real splatters. The reversals are … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review – local, romantic and painterly influences in SHADOWS AND ECHOES – photography by Justyna Neryng | Corridor Gallery | from 7 October 2015

Russell Honeyman is delighted by painterly influences and local artists’ models at Justyna Neryng’s show of photography at Corridor Gallery in the London Road area of central Brighton, which opened yesterday … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

SUSS6, Layers of contemporary art |Worthing Museum and Art Gallery | 10 October 2015 – 30 January 2016

Six Sussex-based contemporary artists will open a show of paintings and mixed media art work at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery this Friday 9 October 2015. The six artists exhibiting … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stink like Dog – Street Art on Trafalgar Street, Brighton

1 Oct 2015. OK, this post is a year late! I took the photo in this liminal time – last year! Street Artist, Stink like Dog, was doing this amazing … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sinna and Req stand side by side

1 October 2015 Not exactly new, as it’s dated 2011, but I only just got round to making a photo. Two pieces of spray-can art by local heavies Sinna One … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sussex illustrator Victoria Brook shortlisted for Women of the Future Awards

24 September 2015, London: Sussex-based illustrator Victoria Brook has been short-listed for the Women of the Future (“WOF”) Awards, the movement recognising and nurturing young female talent in the UK. … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rugby sponsors art: world’s longest lino cut print is being created by Brighton Print Makers (and others) to celebrate Rugby World Cupld Cup

Originally posted on Art+ Brighton:
BIP members making the lino cut for the rugby world cup 25 September 2015. At Brighton Art Fair today, Helen Brown, workshop leader at Brighton’s…

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art and Money editorial for Art+ magazine

Art and Money Opinion by Sussex Artbeat publisher, Russell Honeyman – published yesterday in ArtPLUS Brighton magazine (link below) Brighton Art Fair is about more than money Brighton Art Fair … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Elaine Bolt Best In Show 2015

Originally posted on Art+ Brighton:
By Christopher Spring Elaine Bolt won Oh Comely magazine’s Best In Show award last night at Brighton Art Fair’s Private View, so it seems like…

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call Centre Creatives show their Inner Visions – NINE Exhibition ** 16-30 September 2015 ** Naked Eye Gallery, Hove

“Nine Exhibition” is an intriguing show that reveals the inner world of nine part-time artists whose shared experience is their work at a trendy call centre in Brighton. Russell Honeyman … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

ABC Art Exhibition offers “a visual remedy to the mundanity of modern life” :: Gallery 40, Brighton :: 8 June -14 June 2015

Declaring their vision “to provide a visual remedy to the mundanity of modern life”, Hove residents David Apps & Billy Chainsaw have teamed up with Gaye Black (formerly of punk … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Lesley Jones – abstract landscapes express real places

“I take plenty of photographs when I travel,” says Lesley Jones, as we look at the paintings she has on show at Naked Eye for the Brighton Festival, “but I … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Patsy McArthur – wonderful studies of the figure in colour, with a strong tonal foundation

Interview: Sussex Artbeat spoke with Patsy McArthur at the opening of her group exhibition at Hove’s Naked Eye Gallery on 1 May 2015. Classic artist’s skills underpin the lovely show … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video report on visitor charges being introduced at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Video report on visitor charges being introduced at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery https://youtu.be/qDH0qESTSXg

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery to introduce entry charges for non-residents from May 2015

By Rebecca Atkinson. In a move that will offset a third of council funding cuts, Brighton and Hove Council has voted in favour of introducing entry charges to Brighton Museum … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment
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