Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

AUBREY BEARDSLEY: A BRIGHTON BOY :: Brighton Museum and Art Gallery :: 30 July – 27 Nov 2022

Aubrey Beardsley scandalised and delighted the late Victorians with his decadent black and white drawings. The illustrator created erotic and elegant art, both humorous and grotesque, which is now often viewed … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Rock ‘n’ Roll with Me – Bowie/MacCormack 1973-76 :: Brighton and Hove Museum :: 18 May 2021 -23 January 2022

Tickets on sale for acclaimed Bowie show at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery – extended to January 2022 Fans of Bowie have been given extra time to catch up with … Continue reading

April 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton Photo Biennial 2016: Beyond the Bias – Reshaping Image ** Oct 2016 ** Brighton

  Brighton Photo Biennial is the UK’s leading curated photography festival and promotes new thinking around photography through a commissioned programme of events and exhibitions. Beyond The Bias – Reshaping … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

CINE-CITY 13th Brighton Film Festival 2015 ** 13-29 Nov 2015 ** Brighton

CINECITY presents the very best in world cinema with a global mix of premieres and previews, treasures from the archive, artists’ cinema, a showcase of films made in this city … Continue reading

October 27, 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

Art events: Bite-size Museum ** Sep-Oct 2015 ** Brighton Museum

Bite-size Museum: Fabulous Flint! 15 Sep 2015 at 12:00 pmFabulous Flint! Just pebbles on the beach? Learn more about the nature and origin of this valuable, natural resource. With Geologist … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Events: Bite-Size Museum ** Aug 2015 ** Brighton Museum

Bite-Size Museum: Wonderful Wildlife! Start: 11 August 2015 at 12:00 pm End: 11 August 2015 at 1:00 pm Pop-up guided tours, short talks and closer looks at stories from our … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Views of Brighton & Hove in the early 19th century ** 9 Jun – 11 Oct 2015 ** Brighton Museum

  A unique opportunity to view a series of topographical prints and drawings held in the private collection of Henry Smith and the Royal Pavilion & Museums’ own collection.   … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Wildlife Photographer of the Year ** 2 May – 6 Sep 2015 ** Brighton Museum

Discover awe-inspiring images capturing fascinating animal behaviour and breath-taking wild landscapes in this world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum, London. Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the most … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Museums at Night ** 13-16 May 2015 ** Brighton, Eastbourne, Chichester

Museums at Night, which will explode into life from Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 May 2015 and Friday 30 – Saturday 31 October 2015, is a biannual UK-wide festival which attracts … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Events: Bite-size Museum ** Every Tue and Sat from 24 Jan 2015 ** Brighton Museum

  Pop-up guided tours, short talks and closer looks at stories from our eclectic collections led by Royal Pavilion & Museums staff. Amber, artists, archaeology and Africa are just a … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Frank Brangwyn: An Artist at War ** 11 Nov 2014 – 18 Jan 2015 ** Brighton Museum, Brighton

    Frank Brangwyn (1867–1956) was an Anglo-Welsh artist, born in Belgium. This display features a series of remarkably emotive black and white prints of wartime Belgium, capturing the destruction … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

BPB14: Amore e Piombo – The Photography of extremes in 1970s Italy ** 4 Oct-2 Nov 2014 ** Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

    Enter the tumultuous era of 1970s Italy with this unparalleled collection of photographs made by a group of photographers working for the Rome-based agency Team Editorial Services. The … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

War Stories: Voices from the First World War ** War Stories: Voices from the First World War ** 12 Jul 2014 – 1 Mar 2015 ** Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, this exhibition brings to life the wartime experiences of 13 individuals whose intensely personal memories and extraordinary … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art talk: Keith Vaughan: The Spontaneous Image ** 3 Aug 2014 ** Brighton Museum

Ian Massey co-author of Keith Vaughan: The Mature Oils, 1946-1977, explores the technical and stylistic development of Keith Vaughan’s work. In relation to the display Keith Vaughan: A Volatile Medium … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art exhibition and event: Keith Vaughan: The Male Nude, Censorship and the Camera ** 26 Jul 2014 ** Brighton Museum

Gerard Hastings, author of Keith Vaughan: The Photographs, gives an illustrated talk on recently discovered photographs of the male nude by the artist. In relation to the display Keith Vaughan: … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Event: Hello Sailor! – Keith Vaughan exhibition** 26 Jul 2014 ** Brighton Museum

Start your Pride week by exploring the male figure in Keith Vaughan’s work through tantalising activities including life drawing over 16s only and collage making. See also the display Keith … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art event: Keith Vaughan gallery tour ** 14 Jun 2014 ** Brighton Museum

Join curator Jenny Lund for a tour of the display Keith Vaughan: A Volatile Medium. Keith Vaughan gallery tour Saturday 14 June 2014, 2.30-3.30pm Brighton Museum, Prints & Drawings Gallery … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: Keith Vaughan: A Volatile Medium ** 10 Jun – 9 Nov 2014 ** Brighton Museum

This display explores the British artist Keith Vaughan’s final 15 years of creativity, focusing on his work in gouache, a technique he described as ‘a volatile medium’. The gouaches are … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Textile Texts – Talk & Book launch ** 22 Mar 2014 ** Brighton Museum

Learn more about these woven miniatures of Buddhist art with collector Ralph Isaacs. Followed by the launch of Ralph’s new book, Sazigyo—Woven Miniatures of Buddhist Art, Burmese Manuscript Binding Tapes. … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art at BRIGHTON FESTIVAL: Yinka Shonibare MBE – The British Library ** 3-25 May 2014 ** Brighton Museum

As the lead artist for this year’s HOUSE, Yinka Shonibare MBE’s new sculptural installation explores the impact of immigration on all aspects of British culture and considers notions of territory … Continue reading

March 6, 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

From Downs to Sea: A Slice of Life ** 5 Apr – 15 Jun 2014 ** Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

  ‘We were given the opportunity to work with Brighton Museum to choose art work from the Arts Council Collection for an exhibition. We found many works that spoke to … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 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

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Royal Pavilion Gardens Brighton UK BN1 1EE (03000) 290900 Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, Closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays 10am-5pm), 25 & 26 Dec & 1 Jan

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Subversive Design ** 12 Oct 2013 – 9 Mar 2014 ** Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Subversive Design 12 October 2013 to 9 March 2014 Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Admission payable, members free From high fashion to high street consumerism, cheeky ceramics to controversial chairs, … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment