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Category Archives: February 2014

The Naked and the Nude show extended until 22 Mar 2014 ** The Warehouse Gallery, Brighton

Due to popular demand – The Naked & the Nude show has been extended until March 22nd. Opening times: 11.00am to 5.30pm Wednesday to Sunday. For more information about The Naked … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art exhibitions: LAST CHANCE TO SEE ** Feb – Mar 2014 ** Oxmarket, Chichester

Open Exhibition 17 February – 3 March Open exhibition of painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics, jewellery and crafts. Featuring work by: Daphne Bessford Georgia Butlin Brian Castle Gaye Clear Jenny Davis … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Event: Going Out – Sharon Haward ** 20 Feb 2014 ** Fabrica, Brighton

Sharon Haward will present work in progress made during her short residency at Fabrica and the evening will provide an opportunity to talk about the challenges and opportunities for artists … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Street Art – Albert Pub Brighton – ICONS art exhibition of dead Rock Stars ** 22 Feb – 5 mar 2014 ** Art Schism, Brighton

Last summer, Sinna One and REQ repainted the whole side of The Prince Albert pub in Brighton with 30 portraits of dead rock stars. This is a celebration of the … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Drawing Circus: BODY PROJECT ** 25 Feb 2014 ** The Old Market, Brighton

This month The Drawing Circus takes an unusual tack, exploring the distortions of the human body in our themed life drawing event ‘The Drawing circa: Body Project’. Four nude and … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Brighton Tattoo Convention ** 15-16 Feb 2014 ** Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

The 7th Brighton Tattoo Convention will be running 15th/16th February 2014, at Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel the south of England’s largest residential conference centre right in the heart of the … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Naked and The Nude exhibition at The Warehouse Gallery – 14 Feb 2014 opening review

A frank exhibition of paintings, photography and sculpture opened tonight at Brighton’s Warehouse Gallery. Art on show included work by George Keetley, Stan Keetley, Jamie McCartney, Req, Ruhan van Vuuren, … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valentine’s Party at Art Schism 14 February 2014

Art Schism, Brighton’s cooperative gallery with strong roots in street art, hosted a Valentine’s party last night that gave Sussex Artbeat a chance to catch up with the latest art … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Street Art at Brighton’s Albert Pub – ICONS art exhibition ** 22 Feb – 5 mar 2014 ** Art Schism, Brighton

An art exhibition by Req and Sinna One Exhibition: 22 February – 5 March 2014 Private view and mural launch party 21 February 5-8pm at Art Schism, 8pm-close at Prince … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Culture and Design: A Vision of China – Talk by Professor Jan Staël von Holstein ** 20 Feb 2014 ** University of Brighton – Faculty of Arts

Professor Jan Staël von Holstein presents a discussion of contemporary Chinese culture, examining the differences between East and West and how such contrasts relate to design thinking. Professor Jan Staël … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call for submissions ** deadline 21 Feb 2014 ** Pop-Up Brighton project for Brighton Digital Festival

Call for submissions for video artists and animators now open. Free to submit to be part of a sell-out show at Brighton Dome. Looking for video artists within any discipline … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Group Show FANFARE ** 7 Feb – 9 Mar 2014 ** Ink_d, Brighton

With the first show in 2014, Ink_d is ringing in the changes with a new look gallery and a ton of fresh work. Gallery would also like to introduce to … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Betsy Greer on Craftivism ** 25 February 2014 ** Fabrica, Brighton

Ever wonder when to stay with an idea or when to let it go? When to dig in and when to walk away in regards to your creativity? In 2001, … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Dodge the Shredder’ workshop – getting funds for art ** 25 February 2014 ** Fabrica, Brighton

Dodge the Shredder is a combination of peer critique forum, funding strategy and proposal writing workshop for artists developing or planning funding applications in the near future, designed to help … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Painter to Painter: Discussion Event ** 15 Feb 2014 ** Phoenix Brighton

To accompany the ’20 Painters’ exhibition at Phoenix Brighton (8 Feb – 30 Mar) Peter Ashton Jones, co-founder of Turps Banana magazine and art historian Peter Seddon lead a discussion … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Student Graphic Designer ** deadline 28 Feb 2014 ** Brighton

We are looking for a student studying Graphic Design to work with us on a project coming up as part of Brighton Fringe this May. This is a great opportunity … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Fridays – ARTISTS WELCOME ** 7 Feb 2014 ** Brighton Dome

On the first Friday of each month Brighton Dome welcomes artists in all disciplines to our Studio Bar to meet and share ideas. Each event features a special guest from … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Naked and the Nude FULL PROGRAMME ** 15 Feb – 8 Mar 2014 ** The Warehouse Gallery, Brighton

The Naked and the Nude, a daring and provocative journey into art exploring all things naked. The Warehouse Gallery will be exhibiting 6 talented artists and showcasing beautiful and exciting … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

FANFARE ** Private View 6 Feb 2014 ** Ink_d

ink_d’s new show ‘Fanfare’ is a celebration of new work for this new year. The gallery has been given a overhaul and refreshed with wonderful new work covering the whole … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: The Megamunden Show / New Gallery Opening ** 28 Feb – 22 Mar 2014 ** No Walls Gallery, Brighton

The show marks the opening of No Walls Gallery new building on Church Street, whilst acting as the perfect follow up to the worldwide success of Megamunden‘s ‘The Tattoo Colouring … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

HEADROOM – 2nd year students’ show ** 8-13 Feb 2014 ** University of Brighton – Faculty of Arts

Students from Photography, Moving Image and Sculpture are exhibiting and performing their work as part of the 2nd year Faculty of Art exhibitions. Headroom represents the ever-changing collaborative energy related … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ronnie Wood Exhibition ** 15 Feb – 6 Apr 2014 ** Castle Fine Art Gallery, Brighton

Enjoy an exhibition of artwork by rock icon Ronnie Wood. Comprising original works of art, hand-written song lyrics and hand-painted guitars used by Wood, the Raw Instinct exhibition provides a … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valentine 2014 Exhibition ** 1-15 Feb 2014 ** Art5 Gallery

The exhibition showcases an exciting new collection by the resident artists, capturing the essence and mood of romance with dreamy textured seascapes, vibrant abstracts in warming tones and enchanting floral … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition ** 7-17 Feb 2014 ** Art Schism, Brighton

Love is in the air and it’s so intoxicating that it is affecting our brains! On the 7th of February Art Schism artists shall be giving you all, our valentines, … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Clare Leighton – Working Life :: 10 Dec – 24 Feb 2014 :: Pallant House, Chichester

Clare Leighton: Working Life 10th December 2013 – 24th February 2014  Best known for her wood engravings illustrating rural agriculture in England, Europe and the American South, Clare Leighton (1898-1989) … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

IN FOCUS: Marlow Moss ** 12 Oct 2013 – 23 Apr 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

This Tate touring exhibition features a group of works by Marlow Moss (1889-1958), now regarded as one of Britain’s most important Constructivist artists. The paintings, reliefs and sculptures, drawn from … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

IN FOCUS: ALFRED WALLIS ** 1 Feb – 23 Apr 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Complementing the collection exhibition will be a single room display, profiling the work of Alfred Wallis (1855-1942). Wallis, whose work also features in the Jerwood Collection, was a key figure … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

JERWOOD COLLECTION: REVEALED ** 1 Feb – 23 Apr 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

This exhibition will offer an in depth look into the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century British art, exploring the history and personal stories of the collection’s development. The … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Near Dark ** 8 Feb – 4 May 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Explore the space between night and day, between the dog and the wolf, in a display curated by the artist/film maker John Skoog. Drawing from the time when night approaches … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

John Skoog: Redoubt ** 25 Jan – 6 Apr 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

John Skoog works with film and video. He follows in the tradition of Scandinavian film through the use of stark landscapes and slow-pacing. The poetic use of the Swedish landscape … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stories From The Front Line – Brighton Science Festival ** 14 Feb – 31 Mar 2014 ** Jubilee Square, Jubilee Street, Brighton

SICK! presents four medical stories from the lives of doctors and patients living and working in Brighton & Hove. Four comic book artists have been invited to work with one … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

EDITION art exhibition ** 26 Jan – 3 Mar 2014 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

First show of 2014 at Cameron Contemporary Art showcases a range of collectable limited edition artworks including screenprints, digital prints and etchings. Artists include: Sarah Arnett, Sarah Bowman, Kate Boxer, … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Constable at Petworth exhibition :: Petworth House :: 11 January – 14 March 2014

Constable at Petworth exhibition at Petworth House, 11 January – 14 March 2014.  Over 40 outstanding watercolours and drawings created in and around Petworth by the great British landscape artist, John Constable. … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Brighton Beach in the English cultural imagination ** 11 Feb 2014 ** Royal Pavilion, Brighton

Art and cultural historian Dr Lara Perry takes a tour of Brighton Beach in art, print and film from the last 200 years, since Turner’s time here. Tuesday 11 February … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Over the Rainbow ** 17 & 20 Feb 2014 ** Hove Museum, Hove

Collage and paint your own rainbow and get stuck into learning how a rainbow is made. Explore prisms, lenses and light and make rainbows of your own. Monday 17 & … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hunt the Rainbow ** 16-23 Feb 2014 ** Hove Museum, Hove

Pick up a rainbow bag and find all the colours of the rainbow on this fun hunt round the museum. Don’t forget to collect your prize! Sunday 16 to Sunday … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Peace Paper Day ** 20 Feb 2014 ** Phoenix Brighton

FREE drop-in workshop with Drew Matott and Margaret Mahan. Suitable for all ages. Short presentations at 11 am and 1.30 pm Presented by Phoenix Brighton as part of the Brighton … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

KULTUUUR 4 ** 7 Feb 2014 ** Gallery40, Brighton

Our immediate environment tells the story of where we have got to now. Artists can create something beautiful out of anything. Curated by Nick Jones. Artists: Cedric Christie, Pascal Rousson, … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Naked and the Nude ** 15 Feb – 8 Mar 2014 ** The Warehouse Gallery, Brighton

A daring and provocative journey into art exploring all things naked. The Warehouse Gallery will be exhibiting 6 talented artists and showcasing beautiful and exciting artwork in a variety of … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Registration for the Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses Festival in May 2014 NOW OPEN ** deadline 5 Feb 2014 ** Brighton and Hove

AOH for Artists Are you an artist and want to get involved in Artists Open Houses? Find out how to open your house or how to exhibit your work as … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

20 Painters Exhibition ** 8 Feb – 30 Mar 2014 ** Phoenix Brighton

   20 Painters celebrates the strength and vibrancy of contemporary painting in the South East region today. Responding to an open submission call to artists based in Sussex, Kent and … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art sale ** 13-31 Jan 2014 ** Ink_d

January sale at Ink_d starts in the gallery on the 13th with loads of special offers; 10% off EVERYTHING not already marked down 20% off framing up to 50% off … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call for Entries – East Sussex Open 2014 :: Deadline 2 Feb 2013 :: Towner Contemporary Arts – Eastbourne

Submissions are invited for the East Sussex Open 2014. Now in its fifth year and with growing popularity, the 2014 exhibition moves to the summer and has been extended from … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trip Hazard ** 27 Feb – 7 Mar 2014 ** Brighton Dome

The return of Nic Sandiland’s installation which depicts a series of catastrophic consequences instigated by the inadvertent actions of passers-by. Thu 27 Feb – Fri 7 Mar 2014 Brighton Dome … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Polar Nights ** 7 Jan – 9 Feb 2014 ** Brighton Dome

Polyarnye Nochi (or Polar Nights) is part of acclaimed British photographer Simon Roberts’ first major project, otherland, an exploration of contemporary Russian society. This series focuses on winter in northern … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Microscopic Worlds – The Brighton Science Festival ** 14-21 Feb 2014 ** ONCA

Microscopic Worlds brings together two local contemporary artists, Katie Goodwin and Iona Scott, both of whom are showing individual together for the first time. Katie Goodwin In the downstairs space … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Turner in Brighton ** 2 Nov 2013 – 2 Mar 2014 ** Royal Pavillion

2 November 2013 to 2 March 2014 (temporarily closed 19 to 24 January 2014) Royal Pavilion, Prince Regent Gallery Admission payable, members free This exhibition centres on the recent acquisition of J M … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Into the Blue ** 6 Jul 2013 – Aug 2014 ** Hove Museum & Art Gallery

Into the Blue 6 July 2013 – August 2014 Hove Museum & Art Gallery   Free admission This family friendly exhibition of all things blue, from the collections of the … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Linda Boucher – Exhibition at The New Steine Hotel ** 2 Dec 2013 – 19 Feb 2014 ** Brighton

  Linda Boucher, Artist Exhibition at The New Steine Hotel in New Steine, Brighton (opposite the Brighton Aids Memorial) 2 Dec 2013 – 19 Feb 2014 New work will be … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Subversive Ceramics with Carole Windham

Brighton Museum Art Room Saturday 8 February 2014 10am-4pm (lunch 1-2pm, not provided) Meet one of the Subversive Design exhibitors, the maker of Venus with Penis, and get hands on as … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment