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Tea in the Bedsitter

Harold Gilman: Beyond Camden Town

2 March 2019 – 9 June 2019 at Pallant House Gallery British painter Harold Gilman (1876–1919) broke away from his contemporaries to produce a view of modern urban life in the early 20th century that was entirely distinct. He combined the gritty formality favoured by the Camden Town Group and his mentor Walter Sickert with […] Read more →

Bolton Mills (Smaller)

Julian Trevelyan: The Artist and His World

The first comprehensive retrospective of the artist in over 20 years, the exhibition marks the 30th anniversary of the artist’s death and is co-curated by James Scott and Ariane Bankes. A founding member of the British Surrealist Group, Julian Trevelyan (1910–1988) was at the centre of a defining moment in British 20thcentury art.  He was an […] Read more →

Hagedorn (Copyright)

Karl Hagedorn: Rhythmical Expressions

15 September 2018 – 3 February 2019 at Pallant House Gallery The paintings of German immigrant Karl Hagedorn (1889 – 1969) are some of the earliest and boldest examples of post-impressionist work produced in Britain. Hagedorn’s early works baffled art critics of the time with their strange colours and sharp angles. He believed that art […] Read more →

View of Chichester Cathedral Print by John Piper

Chichester Cathedral Roof Appeal & How You Can Help

As our friends at Chichester Cathedral will attest, maintaining nine centuries of built heritage is no easy task. Urgent repairs to the Cathedral’s roofs commenced earlier this year in order to safeguard the building. The roof covering is no longer keeping the Cathedral watertight; moisture is penetrating and damaging the 13th century medieval timber roof […] Read more →

Laura Knight

Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by her Writings

26 May – 16 September at Pallant House Gallery This major exhibition shows how Virginia Woolf’s perspectives on feminism and creativity have remained relevant to a community of creative women across time: visual artists working in photography, painting, sculpture and film who have sought to record the vast scope of female experience and to shape […] Read more →

POP! Art in a Changing Britain

POP! Art in a Changing Britain

24 February–7 May 2018 at Pallant House Gallery Drawn from the Gallery’s significant collection of British Pop Art, this exhibition explores how artists in Britain in the 1950s and 60s responded to rapid social change, as pop art emerged as a means of addressing the rise of mass media, the cult of celebrity, questions of […] Read more →

Rosoman, Drag Ball 2, 1968 (c) The Artist's Estate

Leonard Rosoman: Painting Theatre (Exhibition) 3 Feb – 29 Apr 2018

Experience John Osborne’s controversial 1965 play ‘A Patriot for Me’ through the eyes of British painter Leonard Rosoman RA (1913-2012). The play’s exploration of gay life proved transformative for Rosoman, who went on to create this remarkable series of paintings which conveyed the play’s ‘claustrophobic, sometimes savage, atmosphere whilst capturing a time when attitudes towards […] Read more →

Bomberg, Ronda Bridge,1935, Pallant

Bomberg (Exhibition) 21 October 2017- 4 February 2018

A major review of the life and career of David Bomberg (1890-1957), revered as one of the greatest British artists of the 20th century, marking the 60th anniversary of his death. Taught by Walter Sickert and part of the Slade School of Art’s golden generation, Bomberg in turn taught artists including Frank Auerbach and Leon […] Read more →

John Minton: A Centenary (Exhibition) 1 July – 1 October 2017

A major exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of British artist John Minton, a bohemian figure in London during the 1940s and 50s who counted Michael Ayrton, Lucian Freud and Keith Vaughan amongst his friends. The exhibition explores the artist’s achievements far beyond his reputation as a leading post-war illustrator and influential tutor. It […] Read more →