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Monthly Archives: June 2013

New Directions / Three South East gallery directors discuss future plans

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The South East coast. Photo Miranda Gavin   In the past six months, three new directors have arrived at the South Coast’s major galleries. Dominic Smith reports on what lies ahead for the South East.   Towner in Eastbourne, Pallant House Gallery in Chichester and De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill have all had management  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 24, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Public View: Pandora’s Box & Other Stories by Peter Groves / Isabel Blackman Centre

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Perseus and Medusa, Peter Groves.   A painting by St Leonards-based artist Peter Groves, Perseus and Medusa, was removed from his recent exhibition, Pandora’s Box and Other Stories at the Isabel Blackman Centre and placed in a separate room. Two weeks later, it was reinstated after “further consideration”.   Perseus and Medusa painting and box,  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 23, 2013 at 2:25 pm

Outside In project wins Charity Award 2013 Arts, Culture and Heritage / Pallant House Gallery

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Cosmic Hat by Phil Baird, one of six Outside In: National award winners. Work from his series Simple Complex Drawings will be on show from 6 Aug-8 Sept in the Studio at Pallant House Gallery.Photo courtesy of Pallant House Gallery.   Pallant House Gallery’s pioneering project Outside In, aimed at those facing barriers to the  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 19, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Platform 2012 winner Joella Wheatley in Metamorphose show / Islington Arts Factory

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Metamorphose Islington Arts Factory. Photo courtesy of IAF.   The winner of the Platform Award 2012 for graduates, Joella Wheatley, was recently chosen for inclusion in a fascinating show of 10 emerging artists at Islington Arts Factory (IAF).   Entitled Metamorphose, the group exhibition (24 May-14 June) brought together work by a selection of Fine  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 19, 2013 at 1:09 pm

On Loan / South East galleries and museums mix the old and the new

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Woofer Design by Sander Mulder. © Sander Mulder. De La Warr Pavilion show.   Historical and contemporary objects and art works from museums and collections are brought together for two South East exhibitions. Mark Sheerin talks to the curators and galleries to find out more.   Between mid-July and mid-September there is an uncanny crossover  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Coastal Culture Trail 8-9 June / Jerwood Gallery, De La Warr Pavilion and Towner

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De La Warr Pavilion Are you stuck for something to do this weekend? Fancy looking at some art, having a bite to eat and taking a stroll?   The De La Warr Pavilion, Jerwood Gallery and Towner art galleries have just the ticket. The three award-winning galleries share a stunning 20-mile stretch of East Sussex  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 4, 2013 at 4:25 pm

Silentio Pathologia / Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva at Venice Biennale

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Silentio Pathologia Installation, 2013. Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva. Model photo: courtesy the artist photo: Toni Kocev   Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva’s major new installation work, Silentio Pathologia, opened on Friday at the Scuola dei Laneri for the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Working with curator Ana Frangovska, the work was commissioned by the National Gallery  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm