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POP! Art in a Changing Britain

COMING SOON: 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 →

Christopher Wood, Fair at Neuilly, 1923, Towner

Christopher Wood (Exhibition) 2 July – 2 October 2016

This major summer exhibition is the first in over 35 years to provide a comprehensive overview of the career of British artist Christopher Wood. It explores the life and art of a turbulent young painter as he navigated a path between the representational painting of the 1920s and the new style of abstraction of the […] Read more →

Walter Sickert, The Façade of St Jacques, Dieppe, 1 902, oil on canvas, , private collection courtesy of Fine Art S ociety

Sickert in Dieppe (Exhibition) 4th July – 4th October 2015

Main Galleries The British artist Walter Sickert (1860-1942) had a sustained fascination with the fashionable seaside resort of Dieppe in France. ‘Sickert in Dieppe’ demonstrates the artist’s vivid interest in everyday life in Dieppe, to which he was a regular visitor for over four decades and a permanent resident from 1898 – 1905. Over 80 […] Read more →