What was the South East’s best visual arts event or exhbition of 2012? We want to find out what you liked.

 

Let us know about the best thing you saw in the South East in the last 12 months and we’ll enter your name into our prize draw. You could win a copy of In My View: Personal Reflections on Art by Today’s Leading Artists by Simon Grant and Tomma Abts, featuring John Baldessari, Daniel Buren, Chuck Close, Michael Craig-Martin, Tacita Dean, Marlene Dumas, Antony Gormley, Susan Hiller, Thomas Hirschhorn, Candida Höfer, Vik Muniz, Jorge Pardo, Raymond Pettibon, Ed Ruscha, Bill Viola and Rachel Whiteread and over 60 other leading artists. The Times Literary Supplement calls the book, “a work of art in its own right”.

 

What was your highpoint of the year? What sent a shiver down your spine? What amazed/ disturbed / inspired you? Tell us about the things you saw in the South East – excluding London –  in 2012.

 

Let us know – it should only take two or three of minutes. We may use some of what you say in a forthcoming article on Frame and Reference.

 

With the Cultural Olympiad, it’s been a busy year… if you have trouble remembering exactly what went on in 2012, we’ve compiled a list of some of the highlights put on by Frame and Reference partners and others over the last 12 months.

The best of 2012?

 

 

She Lay Down Deep Beneath the Sea / Tracey Emin (left) Turner Contemporary 26 May – 23 September More

 

Piercing Brightness / Shezad Dawood Modern Art Oxford, Oxford 5 April – 10 June 2012 More

 

I See Infinite Distance Between Any Point and Another
 / The Otolith Group Fabrica 14 April – 27 May More

 

David Bowie and The Clash / Derek Boshier (left) Pallant House Gallery 23 June – 7 October More

 

Disturbance / Willie Doherty Towner 21 April – 24 June More

 

The Boat Project / Lone Twin Various venues May – July More

 

Rise Early, Be Industrious / Olivia Plender 20 April – 17 June More

 

Quarantania /Neha Choksi, Eva Kotátková, Taus Makhacheva (left) John Hansard Gallery 24 April – 9 June More

 

A Hundred Seas Rising / Suki Chan Aspex 18 May – 2 September and Quay Arts 22 September – 1 December More

 

Horizon
 (Five Pounds and a Belgian) / John Smith Turner Contemporary 1 June – 17 June More

 

Pop Music / Peter Blake Pallant House Gallery 23 June – 7 October More

 

Jenny Saville (left) Modern Art Oxford 23 June – 16 September More

 

Soft City / Pushwagner MK Gallery 28 June – 2 September More

 

Everything Flows: The art of getting in the zone / Dryden Goodwin, susan pui san lok, Roderick Buchanan and Matthew Cornford and David Cross De La Warr Pavilion 30 June – 16 September More

 

Hang On A Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea… / Richard Wilson De La Warr Pavilion 7 July – 14 October More

 

Take These Hands / Stian Ådlandsvik MK Gallery 28 June – 29 July More

 

The Voyeur / Sean Dower De La Warr Pavilion 30 June – 16 September More

 

 

Marks, Measures, Maps and Mind / Dog Kennel Hill Project Stour Valley Arts at King’s Wood 25 August – 27 August More

 

The Edge in Landscape / Yael Bartana, Mario Garcia Torres, João Penalva and Eugenio Dittborn Towner 13 July 30 September More

 

Entangled² / Lindsay Seers Turner Contemporary 7 July – August 5 More 

 

Odysseys / David Blandy Lighthouse 1 September – 23 September

 

A Point of Departure Towner 12 May – 11 November More

 

Cluster / Annemarie O’Sullivan Fabrica 7 July – 27 August More

 

Exercise (Djibouti) 2012 / John Gerrard Modern Art Oxford 7 July – 29 July More

 

Tempo para Respirar (Breathing Time) / Maria Nepomuceno Turner Contemporary 14 September – 24 March 2013 More

 

Sinema Amnesia / Mark Wallinger Turner Contemporary 7 July – 5 August More

 

That Oceanic Feeling / Rona Lee John Hansard Gallery 28 August – 3 October More

 

Brighton Photo Biennial 2012 6 October – 4 November More

 

The Mind on Fire / James Welling MK Gallery 14 September – 24 November More

 

Jean-Luc Moulène Modern Art Oxford 29 September – 25 November More

 

Peace Camp Cuckmere Haven 19 July – 22 July More

 

Outside In: National Pallant House Gallery October 26 – February 3 2013 More

 

Keep Things As They Are / Ian Breakwell De La Warr Pavilion 6 October – 13 January 2013 More

 

The Beautiful Horizon / No Olho da Rua Fabrica 6 October – 25 November More

 

Geographies of Seeing / Trevor Paglen Lighthouse 6 October – 4 November More

 

Jochem Hendricks John Hansard Gallery 6 November – 20 December More

 

Painters in Parallel / Gwen John and Celia Paul Pallant House Gallery 6 October – 27 January 2013 More

 

Collective Observations: Folklore & Photography from Benjamin Stone to Flickr Towner 13 October – 16 January 2013 More

André Cadere / Documenting Cadere :1972-1978 Modern Art Oxford 13 December – 10 February 2013 More

Transitions / Jean Dubuffet Pallant House Gallery 20 October – 3 February 2013 More

 

Give Me Tomorrow / Alex Katz Turner Contemporary 6 October – 13 January 2013 More

 

 

So now let us know what YOU liked…