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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 →

Paul Weller performs for Peter Blake’s 80th

Legendary Jam frontman Paul Weller performed an exclusive charity gig at Pallant House Gallery on Saturday night to celebrate the 80th birthday of Sir Peter Blake. The guest of honour was Sir Peter Blake himself, whose extensive musical connections are currently being celebrated at the Gallery with a major exhibition called ‘Peter Blake and Pop […] Read more →

Derek Boshier: David Bowie and the Clash

One of the pioneers of British Pop Art, Derek Boshier reached a mass audience through his collaborations with musicians such as David Bowie and The Clash. Derek Boshier, born in Portsmouth in 1937, is a British Pop artist. He works in various media including painting, drawing, collage, photography, film, and sculpture. Boshier attended the Royal […] Read more →

Richard Hamilton: Swingeing London

On 28th June 1967, The Daily Express ran an article on the arrests at the home of Keith Richards, lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, at Redlands in West Sussex. ‘JAGGER SPENDS NIGHT IN CELL‘ ‘The prison doors clanged last night behind Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones. And ahead stretched a night […] Read more →

Prints by Enid Marx

A rare print from a set of six linocuts originally produced by Enid Marx between 1936 – 1970. Printed on thin ‘Japon’ paper, these five colour linocuts with red accents were produced as a box-set portfolio edition by the Judd Street Gallery, London in 1989. This print entitled Feline Phantasy is yet another example of […] Read more →