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sussexarts

Sussex Modernism: Retreat and Rebellion

This exhibition examines why radical artists and writers were drawn to the rolling hills, seaside resorts, and quaint villages of Sussex in the first half of the 20th century and how, in the communities they created, artistic innovation ran hand in-hand with political, sexual and domestic experimentation. To complement the exhibition a soundscape has been created by […]

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Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter

Todd Haynes’ film ‘Carol ‘was visually inspired by the work of Saul Leiter and some mood boards are left out in the gallery to look through, you can see the use of colour and abstraction from the 1950’s, yellows and reds and a purple hued grey stand out.

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Simryn Gill

Citizens and States

Free at the Tate Modern: Barbara Hepworth and Philip Guston – Abstraction and Society – Civil War – Lorna Simpson – Protest: Latin American Photobooks – Harun Farocki ARTIST ROOMS: Joseph Beuys – Gülsün Karamustafa – Citizens – Bernd and Hilla Becher – Simryn Gill “Though some artists associated modernism with a utopian vision, art […]

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burdenofproof

Burden of Proof

Burden Of Proof: The Construction of Visual Evidence The use of photography as factual evidence in the courtroom became an essential tool in the service of justice from the late 1800s. Over the following century however, the reliability of photographic ‘facts’ were ardently debated, sometimes legitimately contested and often contradicted. The exhibition presents eleven case […]

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LuciaPizzani

Mini Click Talk

Lucia Pizzani Miniclick photo talk @The Old Market, Brighton. Dafna Talmor, Lucia Pizzani and Esme Horne An interesting talk describing the process and techniques of each of the three photographers. I loved the talk by Lucia Pizzani, she talked about her influences from the Orchid destroyers of Kew to Beatrix Potters scientific papers on fungus […]

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House 2015 Brighton

House 2015 Exhibition

House 2015 Art exhibition – Top tips for this years House Exhibitions housefestival.org/house-festival-2015 Amanda Loomes Servant’s Hall – The Regency Town House Basement 10 Brunswick Square Hove 2 – 24 May (+ Bank Holiday Monday) – Wednesday to Sunday 12 – 6pm – Free entry Amanda Loomes –  “Relict Material is a new film installation from Amanda […]

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club banger 1 ramsgate

Club Banger 1

CLUB BANGER 1 – A collaboration with Jealous Print Studio/Cedric Christie & Pascal Rousson 25TH APRIL – 31ST MAY Updown GallerySatis House 11 Elms Avenue Ramsgate CT11 9BW ‘Club Banger 1′ guarantees to stimulate your visual senses with Contemporary Prints, Experimental Film and Photography. updowngallery.co.uk/exhibitions/current-exhibitions “UpDown Gallery is delighted to collaborate for the first time […]

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Edwin Smith

Exhibition and retrospective of Edwin Smith – one of Britain’s foremost 20th century photographers. Architecture Gallery, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London. “Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith features over 100 extraordinary images from a collection of over 60,000 negatives and 20,000 prints given by Olive Cook, Smith’s widow and collaborator, to the […]

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Amore E Piombo

Amore E Piombo (Love and Lead)

The Photography of Extremes in 1970′s Italy http://bpb.org.uk/2014/event/amore-e-piombo-the-photography-of-extremes-in-1970s-italy/ “Made by a group of photographers working for the Rome-based agency Team Editorial Services, initiating viewers into the tumultuous era of 1970s Italy.  It combines stills photography, television news footage, film sequences and sound recordings, combined with a choice of Italian photo-books of the period loaned from […]

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Brighton Photo Biennial

Brighton Photo Biennial

http://bpb.org.uk/ Great month for Photography and art with the biennial and Photo fringe in Brighton. The venues are all over the town with some great British social documentary photography to headline the show. Real Britain 1974: Co-Optic and Documentary Photography “By 1974, documentary realism had a special prominence in English television, film and photography. The […]

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Brighton Photo Fringe

Brighton Photo Fringe 2014

So much and all around Brighton just some highlights. http://www.photofringe.org/ Peter Watkins The Regency Town House 13 Brunswick Square, Hove, BN3 1EH 4 Oct – 2 Nov 2014 Thursday – Saturday 11am to 6pm Sunday 12pm to 5pm Wonderful bread installation at the Regency Town house basement… mmm loaves. Vantage Point: Collectives’ Hub The BPF14 […]

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Thurston Hopkins

First Light : Still

http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/whats-on “A journey through the inspirational photographic history of this Brighton institution.” Brighton-based photographic gallery First Light celebrates its thirty year history with an exhibition at the University of Brighton Gallery in July and August. It will include the work of international, iconic photographers including Thurston Hopkins, Grace Robertson and Walker Evans, Nicholas Sinclair, and […]

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Mass Observation

Mass Observation

photographersgallery Mass Observation Exhibition: Photographers Gallery “Mass Observation (MO) was founded in 1937 as a radical experiment in social science, art and documentary. Its founders aimed to create a new kind of realism in response to the economic and political conditions leading up to World War 2. The Archive, currently held at the University of […]

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Blumenfeld Studio

Blumenfeld Studio

Blumenfeld Studio: New York, 1941–1960 Somerset House, London. This was a great day out at Somerset House – seeing the photography of Berlin-born photographer Erwin Blumenfeld. “He was one of the most internationally sought-after portrait and fashion photographers in the 1940s and 1950s. America’s leading magazines, including Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar hired him for his […]

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