Leon Underwood, Venus in Kensiington Gardens, 1921, Oil on Canvas, Private collection

Leon Underwood: Modern Primitive (Talk) Thursday 19th March, 6pm

Tickets £10, Friends £8.50, Students £9. To book call 01243 774557 Throughout his career Leon Underwood’s work was rooted in the human figure. Curator of the exhibition Simon Martin explores the artist’s fascinating life and work, from his early paintings inspired by the First World War, to alter sculptures and prints inspired by African tribal […] Read more →

Joseph Emberton, Fun House at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, 1935

Modern Architecture in Britain (Talk) Thursday 23 April, 6pm

Tickets £10, Friends £8.50, Students £9 To coincide with the De’Longhi Print Room exhibition on the architect Joseph Emberton who designed iconic buildings such as Simpsons in Piccadilly and the Blackpool Casino, the Director of the Twentieth Century Society, Catherine Croft discusses the wider story of modern architecture in Britain from 1914 to the present. […] Read more →

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Museums at Night Thursday 14th May, 6pm-10.30pm

A late night opening with Gallery wide activities base around the theme of the body to tie in with the Leon Underwood: Figure and Rhythm and Drawing the Nude exhibitions, with one off experiences including life drawing and interpretative performance. Look out for further details on the Pallant Gallery website 

Leon Underwood, Self-Portrait in a Landscape, 1921, Etching on paper, Private Collection

Leon Underwood Sculpture (Talk) Thursday 11 June, 6pm

Tickets £10, Friends £8.50, Students £9. Leon Underwood has been described as the ‘precursor of modern sculpture in Britain.’ Ben Whitworth, author of the catalogue raisonne of Underwood’s sculpture, discusses the artist’s development as a sculptor through his approach to stone and wood carving, the influence of tribal art and his development of a unique […] Read more →

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