Category Archives: Local News – Brighton

Poppy Collection by Smart Deco – inspired by series of painting by Jacqueline Hammond

Very popular as fine art prints Smart Deco developed the print to produce designer art print fabric to make deckchairs, lampshades and cushions. The poppy is a striking motif and looks so vivid in this painterly style. Featured trend by … Continue reading

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The Waiting Wall – Textual Confessions

Last month a screen above the departures board was installed in Brighton station for people to text in and potentially have their inner thoughts, woes or confessions upload and displayed in public there in the station. I didn’t get to … Continue reading

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Ultraviolet Jellyfish Deckchair – Striking Abstract Art, framed in a deckchair

Just the weather for sitting pretty – Ultraviolet Jellyfish Deckchair – Striking Abstract Art, framed in a deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond at http://www.smartdeco-style.com

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The Rainbow Effect – Will it be Jet Washers at Dawn for the Brighton Rainbow Crossing?

The Rainbow Effect You only have to check out the Brighton Rainbow Crossing Forever page on Facebook to see how the rainbow has enchanted visitors and local people of all ages and persuasions. I should know as an exhibiting resident … Continue reading

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Press Release: Brighton Rainbow Crossing Forever Campaign. On Monday 16th June at 5am the rainbow is due for removal by the council – Support the Campaign to make the rainbow stay

The campaign to keep Brighton Rainbow Crossing outside Jag Gallery on Madeira Drive has gained momentum and despite its magical effect as a fantastic new piece of public art for all to enjoy, as far as we know its ‘jet washers at dawn’ for the rainbow. The council are due to remove it at 5am Monday 16th June 2014!!!
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Europe’s first rainbow crossing in Brighton painted on the road outside JAG Gallery

Heather Peace unveils Europe’s first rainbow crossing in Brighton for LGBT Pride Month. Madeira Drive in Brighton was given a bold makeover last weekend as street artwork representing Europe’s first official ‘rainbow crossing’ was unveiled to celebrate the release of We … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at a Painting in Progress

Every year to mark the winter solstice much of Brighton come down to the seafront for Burning of the Clocks organised by community arts organisation Same Sky. I want to capture the way the crowd leaning on the railings are lit up by the fireworks and the sky has an eerie glow. Continue reading

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Art is …

“Art is not a mirror, its a hammer” Petrusco video

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Who invented the deck chair?

http://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-1683,00.html NOOKS AND CRANNIES – The Guardian online Who invented the deck chair? THE FIRST chair of this type – that is, the folding X-type chair – was discovered in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians: often carved with animal … Continue reading

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Dressing up as Artists – Brighton Festival 2014 Children’s Parade

The children from my daughters school were in the parade dressed as artists, with a giant tube of yellow paint. Continue reading

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