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Still watching paint dry

On Tuesday 20 August, artist Robin Holtom takes over Hastings Arts Forum for two weeks. The exhibition is part retrospective and part a showcase for brand new work – there will be drawings, paintings and prints of landscapes, architecture and the human form – plus figurative sculptures. HOT’s Erica Smith talked to him about stillness, movement, Hastings Arts Forum and his place in the wider landscape.

Posted 00:13 Monday, Aug 19, 2019 In: Arts News Tags: Artist bathers dancers figures Hastings Hastings Arts Forum painter Robin Holtom sculpture Tuscany
Lino print by Caroline Macey

Same as it ever was

I must tell you about a very talented artist currently having an exhibition at The Stables. Her name is Caroline Macey and her work is stunningly intricate. You could gaze at it for days and still make new discoveries. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Posted 23:04 Saturday, May 16, 2015 In: Visual Arts Tags: Kevin Wreford lino prints sculpture Zelly Restorick

A ‘Serge’ of musical activity at De La Warr Pavilion

The De La Warr Pavilion is having a new renaissance as the centre for cutting edge electronic music. HOT’s Erica Smith raves about their current musical programming.

Posted 00:40 Thursday, May 15, 2014 In: Music & Sound Tags: 17 May Anneka Bexhill Bexhill College Media Arts Dan Knight De La Warr Pavilion Dear Serge East India Youth Erica Smith Eyes That Kill Gen Day Jodie Violet Martin Everett music Nochexxx Physics House Band Plastic Horse sculpture sound
Kathleen Fox: Portrait (of a rather self-effacing woman)

Hastings Arts Forum: Stains and traces – the figure revisited.

This intriguing exhibition features the work of ten artists, each with a highly individual response to the subject matter, and is by turns macabre, disturbing and amusing. The predictable response to the human figure – the drawing from life class – is largely absent; when it does appear, it’s apparent that the figure is a springboard for a different kind of exploration. HOT reporter Cathy Simpson spent some time in contemplation.

Posted 18:34 Monday, Mar 10, 2014 In: Visual Arts Tags: Andrew Ricketts Anne O'Driscoll Art Artist Bruce Rae Cathy Simpson conceptual art drawing figurative work Hastings Arts Forum Ian Welsh Jo Welsh Kathleen Fox Photography sculpture surrealism
Christopher Wood: The Bather

Jerwood Collection Revealed; In Focus: Alfred Wallis

No sooner has the Jerwood hosted a nude flashmob in the hope of attracting Spencer Tunick to Hastings, than it open its doors to Jerwood Collection: Revealed. This stunning exhibition celebrates the growth of the Jerwood Foundation’s small private collection into a major collection of 20th and 21st century British Art. The gallery also features a smaller exhibition – In Focus: Alfred Wallis. HOT reporter Cathy Simpson, accompanied by Assistant Curator Victoria Howarth, toured the exhibition.

Posted 08:26 Monday, Feb 3, 2014 In: Visual Arts Tags: Art Cathy Simpson Epstein Fishermen Hastings Henry Moore Jerwood Gallery painting sculpture seascapes Visual Arts

HOT reporter Cathy Simpson ponders SOLO, an exhibition of film, video and performance at Electro Studios Project Space, St Leonards, and part of the Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival.  Contrary to the show’s title, this is actually a group exhibition by nine women artists:

Posted 10:23 Monday, Sep 10, 2012 In: Visual Arts Tags: Bettina Buck Bronwyn Platten coastal currents Film group exhibition Jayne Parker Jenny Baines Juliana Cerqueira Leite Kate Hawkins Lisa Peachey Louise Colbourne mythology performance art sculpture Sisyphus Solo video Zoe Brown

Hastings ‘Big Jam’ Arts Project: 8–23 September

Trinity Gallery Hastings is offering people the chance to win an exclusive artwork that may be worth thousands of pounds for only a fiver! Currently, and during the run-up to the Hastings and St. Leonards Coastal Currents Festival, (8-23 September) visitors are invited to donate a small ‘Matchbox’ sized model car (just one per person) and £5 to the Trinity Gallery ‘Big Jam’ arts project, where Hastings artist Laurence Poole will use the cars to create an original assemblage sculpture. The completed sculpture will then be raffled off on the final day of Coastal Currents (Sunday 23 September). All proceeds will go to St Michael’s Hospice, St. Leonards.

Posted 10:41 Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 In: Arts News Tags: model cars raffle sculpture
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