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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 →

Chichester festival theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre: The RENEW Project

Chichester Festival Theatre has undergone an 18-month renovation called the RENEW project. Opening in 1962, Chichester Festival Theatre was originally built for an 11 week summer Festival with 75,000 visitors per year. The Theatre now is open all year round with over 300,000 visitors per year and was in urgent need of an upgrade. To bring […] Read more →

Barbara Rae Harbour Night

Barbara Rae: Prints (Exhibition) 1st July 2014 – 26th October 2014

De’Longhi Print Room. Barbara Rae RA has made printmaking an integral part of her artistic activity since her student days. Monoprints, screenprints and etchings inform her approach to painting which combines the influence of landscape and travel with painterly abstraction. Although she rejects the term ‘landscape painter’, the importance of place is evidently apparent in […] Read more →

A Story about Ducks

New V&A Publications at Pallant Bookshop!

From the V & A’s National Art Library and the Renier Collection of Children’s Literature comes this long out-of-print beautifully illustrated children’s book ‘A Story of Ducks’ by Jack Townsend. ‘A Story of Ducks’ is a charming tale of a group of ducks who decide to take a holiday. On their adventure they ride roller coasters, eat raspberry buns, and […] Read more →

The Vanity of Small Differences

Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

‘The Vanity of Small Differences’ saw Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry tell a story of class and taste through a series of detailed tapestries. Travelling across Great Britain, Grayson Perry explored the aspirations and identity of people from all walks of life whilst filming the Channel 4 documentary ‘All in the Best Possible Taste‘. The […] Read more →

Every Moment so Fleeting linocut by Gail Brodholt

Grosvenor School inspired exhibition

We have worked with artists Paul Cleden, Gail Brodholt and Andrew Pavitt for some time now. All three artists have taken inspiration form the works of Claude Flight and the Grosvenor School of art in their approach to printmaking, using a similar style in movement and colour with the technique of linocut and woodblock printing. […] Read more →

Sussex Artists’ Award 2013

Last night saw the return of the Sussex Artists’ Award which raises funds for St Wilfrid’s Hospice in Chichester offering free end of life care to people with terminal illnesses and Outside In; a pioneering project started in 2006 by Pallant House Gallery which offers a platform for those who face barriers to the art […] Read more →