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Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

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

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

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

Ten of Swords street art outside Art Schism – lovely

26 March 2015. Wonderful Street Art is being painted on the wall of the Art Schism Gallery in Brighton’s North Laine. Artist known as “Ten of Swords” . The resolution … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kill it with Love – Petrusco on Tralfalgar Street in Brighton’s North Laine is defaced

3 March 2015. An new piece of Street Art in central Brighton has been partially defaced. Petrusco’s image of a naked hippy woman, glowing with light, offering a flower to … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Req’s Wreck – an allegorical tale on the walls of the loos on Brighton seafront

Finally… I got to take a picture of the street art on the west side of the shipping container which serves as a temporary public toilet on Brighton beach front, … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Halloween Horns by We Creatures in the North Laine

We came across these marvellous antlers outside Revamp on in Brighton’s North Laine. Fantastic handmade things cost £40 but totally unique and very halloweeny.

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

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Sussex Artbeat sends email updates to our Followers when we post news. You can MANAGE this service to get instant updates or automatically compile a news digest email ONCE DAILY, or ONCE … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Help us name the artist – Street Art at Gloucester Rd, Brighton, February 2014

This lovely piece of street art is enhanced by the surreal street lighting, which passes from shades of the underworld to neon technicolor. Plus the Brighton bicycle and one-way sign. … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gecko by Sinna One at Brighton Pier

One of Brighton’s prolific graffiti artists, Sinna One, has spray-painted a lovely gecko at the entrance of Brighton Pier. It’s dedicated to Dee, with love from Brighton. Sweet!

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Random Reqage – Street art on show in Brighton and Hove – spray can art works in progress by Brighton street artist Req

A poor pun, I know, (random Reqage) since street artist Req’s work is far from wreckage, rather it is sublime. The pun is for one that got away just before … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Banksy’s ‘Kissing Coppers’ sells for $575,000 at Miami street art auction – from the Independent Newspaper 19 February 2014

Above: Banksy, a British graffiti artist, worked in Brighton where he painted the famous Kissing Coppers on the wall of Brighton’s Albert Pub. Pic from the Independent story, link below. … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 1 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