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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

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.

July 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Studios at Phoenix Brighton – photoreview

Twice a year artists at Phoenix Brighton open their studio doors to the public, giving us a chance to see their works and have a chat. Phoenix Brighton Open Studios … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a 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

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

Art Show: STRONG ** 1-28 May 2017 ** Naked Eye Gallery

Naked Eye Gallery are pleased to announce that there will be brand new work from local and international artists Christine Kowal Post, Gill del Mace and Ian Hodgson in our … Continue reading

April 28, 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

Art events and Talks ** Oct-Nov 2016 ** Fabrica

Film Extra: Both Sides Now 3 Thursday 6 October, doors & bar 7pm, event starts 7.30pm Presented in partnership with videoclub Both Sides Now 3 – Final Frontiers brings together … Continue reading

October 8, 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

Art Show: Tina Allonby – Blue By You ** 30 Apr – 22 May 2016 ** Open House Pub, Brighton

An art show by Tina Allonby ‘Blue By You’ is opening this Saturday 30th April from 7pm upstairs function room at the Open House pub, Springfield Rd. The exhibition is … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cass Art opens shop in Brighton, promises to help develop local art community and announces art materials give-aways and discounts

26 February 2016. Cass Art, a major national supplier of artist’s materials, opened a new shop in Brighton yesterday, and said they would help develop the local art community by … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Art Show: “Flayed!” – Alex Binnie ** 2-27 Mar 2016 ** Corridor Gallery

Corridor Gallery will celebrate the arrival of the immensely talented Alex Binnie; a sought-after Tattoo Artist, Fine Art Printmaker and Brighton Institution – presenting “Flayed!” a curious, beautiful and macabre … Continue reading

February 24, 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

New Art Shop opening soon in Brighton ** Cass Art, Brighton

  Cass Art Brighton will be OPEN FOR ART soon! Cass Art are thrilled to be opening their first shop by the seaside, in a city with a brilliant and … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

OPEN STUDIOS 2016 ** 6-8 May 2016 ** Phoenix Brighton

1 WEEKEND, 1 LOCATION, 120 ARTISTS! Phoenix Brighton Open Studios is a unique opportunity to see what goes on behind the public face of one of the largest artists’ groups … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: ‘Seven Monsters’ -Roland Scriver ** 3-28 Feb 2016 ** Corridor Gallery, Brighton

Corridor Gallery welcomes the unique vision of Artist & Illustrator Roland Scriver and his “Seven Monsters”. Inspired by Folklore from around the world, spanning centuries of storytelling “Seven Monsters” features … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Ian Hodgson – Refrain ** 12-28 Feb 2016 ** Naked Eye Gallery

Ian’s work engages with identity and place exploring the transformative process of journey filtered through memory. The depiction of light in space and on surface plays with the divisions between … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Call for Artists: ‘Untangled’ Art Project ** 7-8 Dec 2015 ** Brighton

Due to the astounding success of the Whale Tail project (March 2015),  The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) would like to ask you to take part in their next project and … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · 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

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

Art Show: Autumn Exhibition 2015 ** Sep 2015 ** Art5 Gallery

        Celebrate the changing seasons with Art5’s brand new Autumn Exhibition! Enjoy beautiful work by exciting new artists to ART5 Gallery, such as Morag Lloyd’s quirky and … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Film: Ben Rivers: Ah Liberty! ** 12-29 Nov 2015 ** Brighton Museum

  This special screening, during Brighton film festival CINECITY, celebrates our new acquisition of the artist Ben Rivers’s 16mm films Ah, Liberty! and Origins of The Species (2008). Moving between … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

ArtPLUS: A new artist lifestyle magazine in Brighton and Hove

Originally posted on Art+ Brighton:
Conversations create ideas. In this case a conversation between two visual arts bloggers, ‘Art In Brighton‘ and ‘Sussex Artbeat‘ displayed their belief in a need for…

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Go! Craft – New Market in Brighton Town Centre ** 30 May 2015 ** Jubilee Square, Brighton

  Go! Craft is Brighton’s newest craft event, situated in Brighton town centre at Jubilee Square – 10.30am-5.30pm. We’re looking for makers, crafters, artist’s supplies and workshop organisers. Table prices … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Zero F*cks Given – Ilovedust ** 8-31 May 2015 ** No Walls Gallery, Brighton

    No Walls is delighted to present 
Ilovedust’s first exhibition, entitled ‘Zero F*cks Given’, 
a low-fi celebration of the Cruë opening their new 
flagship studio just around the corner … Continue reading

May 5, 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

Spring Forward Open Day with live street art | Art Schism Brighton | Saturday 4 April 2015

Saturday April 4th will be Art Schism’s Spring Forward Open Day at the gallery. There will be arty antics happening all day long including spray painting and screen printing. This … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

SAVING ONCA ** 8 days to go

Kickstarter update: Over £3,500 raised, £11,500 and eight days to go! Please RT & help save @ONCAnetwork An amazing space for art & nature. Even a £1 would mean the … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Please help test Sussex Artbeat’s new Diary – day-by-day listings of art events – Yes or No Poll vote button

Please help test Sussex Artbeat daily Dairy of Art Events. It’s a list without pictures or descriptions (you click through Google calendar to see the descriptions) – but the list … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: Subversive Design at Brighton Museum – re-appropriation, satire and sexual taboo to inspire and entertain (warning – this show asks “who killed Bambi” and challenges gender stereotypes)

The Subversive Design exhibition at Brighton and Hove Museum is a stimulating sampling of design which challenges the status quo. The show spans the homo-eroticism of early punk  T shirts, contemporary views … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lighthouse announces new Artistic Director, Juha Van ’t Zelfde, Dutch-Finnish curator and cultural innovator

Juha van ‘t Zelfde, Lighthouse’s new Artistic Director.  Timo Arnall’s Robot Readable World at Dread Exhibition, curated by Juha van ‘t Zelfde at De Hallan Haarlem. Lighthouse announces new Artistic … Continue reading

February 20, 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

The Big Art Secret 2 exhibition ** 8-23 Mar 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner and St Wilfrid’s Hospice are staging The Big Art Secret 2, a fundraising effort to support the local hospice and Towner. Postcard-sized art will be exhibited at Towner for … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: WhaleFest ** 1-16 Mar 2014 ** ONCA, Brighton

A cetacean-filled exhibition in association with WhaleFest, the world’s largest festival about whales, dolphins and marine life. Featuring: Tom Ashworth Paul Bartlett Adam Binder David Bennett Keith Brockie Anita Bruce … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Ansel Krut ** 3 May – 9 Jul 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Jerwood spring show will be an exhibition of painting by Ansel Krut (b. 1959). Krut’s painting focuses around subverting still life by linking objects to create improbable, playful and often … 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

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

Jerwood Gallery

The award-winning Jerwood Gallery, situated next to the fishing beach in Hastings’ historic Old Town, is the home for the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century art and changing … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wonderland – exhibition ** 2 Nov 2013 – 26 Jan 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Inspired by Chiharu Shiota’s exhibition in the Exhibition Gallery, this display will draw on works in the collection that explore themes of space and architecture. Many of the pieces contain … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

“In Glorious Colour” art competition – £1,500 and London show in prizes – 3 Feb deadline – by Saatchi Online Gallery

January 12, 2014 · Saatchi Online issued a call for entries to a free-to-enter art competition “In Glorious Colour” with deadline 3 February 2013. Submit work in any medium painting, … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment