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Shine on, Susan Diamond

For a couple of years, Susan Diamond’s boutique brought a fistful of Chelsea to Kings Road, St Leonards. But nothing stays put for long in the World of Diamond, and lately she’s departed from designing statement pieces for Charles of London’s fashion label in favour of canvas. She is currently preparing to decorate the Dragon Bar with some monumental artworks. Erica Smith visited her home/studio for a sneak preview…

Posted 15:42 Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 In: Visual Arts Tags: Alienate Beat Brian Sewell Dragon bar Fashion Hastings Lou Reid New York Dolls Noel Fielding paintings punk St Leonards Susan Diamond

All Hands, by Laetitia Yhap: a time before steel boats, tractors and mobiles 1974–95

HOT’s Erica Smith sings the praises of an exhibition where the tables are turned, and men at work are the subject of the female gaze.

‘Slow Art’ at the Forum



Robin Holtom accompanies his exhibition, ‘Slow Art’, with a talk this Saturday 16 August at 2pm, entitled: 

“How to fail better”, where he explains the processes and approaches to this particular batch of work. The paintings have taken months or even years to reach their finishing point, although
 Robin has been painting in oils for sixty years – almost without a break. Nick Weekes asked him a few questions.

Posted 15:15 Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 In: Visual Arts Tags: 16 August 2014 Bonnard exhibition exhibitions Hastings Arts Forum paintings Robin Holtom Slow Art
© Laetitia Yhap: The Propellor

From one end of Sussex to the other…

Hastings-based artist Laetitia Yhap currently has an exhibition of her drawings and paintings of the Stade fishing community on show. But you will have to traverse Sussex all the way to Chichester’s Pallant House to see them. HOT’s Erica Smith went along for the ride and enjoyed viewing Yhap’s artworks from this new perspective.

Posted 08:38 Friday, Mar 1, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: Artist drawings Fishing Hastings Laetitia Yhap painter paintings Pallant House Stade

The more enterprising of us are already thinking about Christmas.  Christmas shopping can be a total nightmare, and HOT reporter Cathy Simpson reflects on how the Weekend Gallery could provide an oasis of sanity during the deep midwinter fest.

Posted 20:45 Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 In: Shops & Things Tags: Alison Read Art Cathy Simpson christmas shopping Hannah Kynoch Ian MacCulloch Iveta Goddard Old Town paintings Ruth Cowell Trevor Price Visual Arts Weekend Gallery
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