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Jerwood Gallery Hastings Beach

The Jerwood Gallery opened its doors to the public today. Erica Smith contemplates the art, the building and the views of the beach.

Posted 18:35 Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 In: Arts News Tags: Hastings Jerwood Review
Rose Wylie artist in her studio

Rose Wylie is a woman to watch, according to a newspaper article by Germaine Greer. The newspaper quote arose out of the findings of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, that art galleries and museums around the world exhibited mostly men. Wylie is philosophical about the reason, as she explains to HOT’s Joe Fearn and Richard Hull.

Posted 15:52 Monday, Mar 12, 2012 In: Arts News Tags: Jerwood Richard Hull
Serena Thirkell

The designer Issey Miyake once said: “The purpose – where I start – is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it’s reuse.” Cathy Simpson explores Recycled 2012 at Hastings Arts Forum.

Posted 16:16 Friday, Feb 24, 2012 In: Arts News
Andy Warhol flash mob at De La Warr Pavilion

With only two more weeks to go until the end of the Warhol Show, the artist himself turned up fashionably late to check out the work and enjoy another 15 minutes of fame. Erica Smith writes…

Posted 15:05 Monday, Feb 13, 2012 In: Arts News

Julia Kay’s Portrait Party celebrates Andy Warhol!

Julia Kay’s Portrait Party (JKPP) is an international collaborative art project involving more than 650 artists from more than 50 countries. Working in both digital and traditional media, members of JKPP have made more than 20,000 portraits of each other in less than two years.

 Although the portrait party mainly operates over the internet, every now and again the contributing artists arrange a party in the real world, and Bexhill is the next party hot spot.

Posted 10:48 Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 In: Arts News Tags: supplement

Question: What do pirate mice, dreams of becoming an author and Hodgkin’s Lymphoma have in common? Answer: Lauren O’ Farrell. Arriving at The Wonky Women’s Institute meeting in St Leonard’s all blue haired and sparky you would never guess that this force of nature had ever been shy or so unwell. She vowed that once recovered she ‘wanted to do everything’.  Who knew this would include knitting world domination? HOT’s Beth Davies finds out more…

Posted 19:09 Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 In: Arts News
Jenny Edbrooke lets her audience look up her skirt

Jenny Edbrooke,  Smalls

Posted 18:00 Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 In: Arts News Tags: supplement

Creative trio at Arts Forum

Posted 17:04 Friday, Sep 23, 2011 In: Arts News
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