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Romney Marsh churches to host bold new art

The English Cemetery, Marcus Harvey, 2016 © Marcus Harvey and Vigo Gallery

Marcus Harvey at the Jerwood

The Chapman Brothers exhibited at the Jerwood in 2014 and are now followed by another YBA (Young British Artist): Marcus Harvey. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to experience the exhibition as she was not very familiar with his work. Except for one specific piece of art.

Miro at the zoo © Lee Miller Archives, England 2016. All rights reserved. www.leemiller.co.uk

Miro’s magical animals

Hastings, in many ways, is spoilt for choice for culture that is on the doorstep: amazing gardens as well as artists’ and writers’ houses open to the public – Charleston, Bateman’s, Farley Farm, Knole, Sissinghurst; live bands and talks. A few weeks ago HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths tripped across Antony Penrose who had come to the Printworks from nearby Farley Farm to talk about Joan Miró, who he had met as a child, and his children’s book Miró’s Magic Animals.

Bee Swarm Jo Redpath

Curious Cautionary Tales

Posted 08:41 Sunday, Aug 7, 2016 In: Visual Arts Tags: , , ,
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Bachène and Birch about to zoom into view

Two talented local artists, up-and-coming on the Hastings/St Leonards art scene, bring you an exciting and vibrant mixed media exhibition at the Zoom Arts Gallery. Anna Bachene and Anthony P Birch are no strangers to exhibiting their creations, both very quickly establishing themselves in the world of art, as Zoom reports.

Posted 07:47 Friday, Jul 29, 2016 In: Visual Arts Tags: , ,
Entrance to the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair 2015 on Sunday 14th June 2015 

Photo by Dave Benett

Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair comes to Hastings

The  Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair is heading to Hastings next weekend after a successful 12th event in London. The fair, to be held at the Jerwood Gallery, will deliver a line-up of established and up-and-coming artists who will be flinging open the boots of new and vintage Vauxhall cars to sell their original, exclusive artworks at incredible prices. Report by Semed Ama.

Artwork on sale at Murmurations

Bexhill’s first affordable art fair

Murmurations Gallery opens up its summer calendar of events with Bexhill’s first affordable art fair. The idea is borrowed from the famous international art fair hosted globally in cities across the world, whereby artists submit works that falls under the umbrella of affordable art. It is a scheme that aims to make ownership of original art more accessible for everyone. 

Posted 11:16 Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 In: Visual Arts Tags: , ,
Stephanie Fawbert

SoCo strong and fragile at HAF

It is always interesting to go to a curated show as opposed to an all members exhibition. It gives space and development to the artists and more clarity to the viewer. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths dropped in to SoCo (South Coast Artists) first curated Showcase of eleven artists selected from membership submissions.

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