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Monthly Archives: January 2014


Platform 2013 nominee Daniella Turbin sets up crowdfunding campaign to support artist residency


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Platform 2013 nominee and recent arts graduate Daniella Turbin launches crowd-funding campaign to support a three-month artist residency in France where she will create over sixty drawings and an installation comprised of thousands of suspended hand-drawn marks.   Commenting on her campaign, Daniella said: “Drawing is so important to my lifestyle and practice and I  Continue Reading »


Posted on January 21, 2014 at 7:28 pm

KEEP LEARNING: If you’re still at school, where’s the visual arts sector?


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Oliver Sumner reports on the state of the visual arts offer in education for young people living in the South East and finds that despite a tough financial climate a number of arts organisations have developed initiatives and strong new partnerships with local secondary schools.   By the educational standards of the 1970s and 80s,  Continue Reading »


Posted on January 21, 2014 at 10:23 am

Public View: Basil Beattie Promises, Promises / Jerwood Gallery Hastings


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Perhaps an image – a door or whatever – may invite thoughts of escape, but the sheer physicality of the means prevents there being an escape from the language of painting. I deliberately construct this contradiction. Basil Beattie   This month’s Public View and Photo Stroll focuses on painter Basil Beattie’s Promises, Promises exhibition which  Continue Reading »


Posted on January 14, 2014 at 2:53 pm