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 →

An Empire of Silly Statistics… A Fake War for Public Relations

Eduardo Paolozzi exhibition opens!

The new major retrospective exhibition, Eduardo Paolozzi: Collaging Culture opened on the 6th July 2013 at Pallant House Gallery. Featuring around 150 works in a variety of media, the exhibition explores the importance of collage as a working process within his career, not only in the traditional sense of paper collage, but also in terms of […] Read more →

Eduardo Paolozzi Moonstrips

Eduardo Paolozzi: Collaging Culture

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi KBE RA was born 7 March 1924 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was the eldest son of Italian immigrants. Paolozzi studied at the Edinburgh College of Art in 1943, briefly at the St Martin’s School of Art in 1944, and then at the Slade School of Fine Art at University College London from […] Read more →

Speed by Claude Flight. 1922

Grosvenor School of Art

The Grosvenor School of Art was set up in Warwick Square, London in 1925. Over the next four years Claude Flight held informal lectures on the art of linocutting, educating some of the best known artists of the movement including Cyril Power, Sybil Andrews, the Australian artist Ethel Spowers and the Swiss artist Lil Tschudi. […] Read more →

Paul Nash

Paul Nash was born in London in 1889, the elder brother of artist John Nash. Although predominantly a painter, Paul Nash was also a book illustrator, designer and writer. Nash was essentially a self-taught artist but did briefly study at the Slade School of Art. His first solo show was held at the Carfax Gallery […] Read more →

The Chichester Street Art Festival

The first ever Street Art Festival was held in Chichester from 2nd to 6th May 2013. Organised by Street Art London the festival brings together a number of internationally renowned street artists to create a number of murals and installations around the city. The organisation works alongside street and graffiti artists across the world to […] Read more →

Barbara Jones Unsophisticated Arts

Barbara Jones: The Unsophisticated Arts

The Unsophisticated Arts by Barbara Jones was first published in 1951, the same year that she curated the ‘Black Eyes and Lemonade’ exhibition for the Festival of Britain. It was during the 1940s Barbara Jones set about documenting everyday art throughout Britain, visiting fairgrounds, tattoo parlours, taxidermists, houseboats, high street shops, seaside piers and amusement […] Read more →