Courtyard Gallery, Free entry2nd July 2016 — 11th June 2017An installation by leading contemporary sculptor Laura Ford (b.1961) featuring her recognisable fantasy figures. Espaliered Girl (2007), Lion (2014) and Behemoth (2016) form a conversation with the formal architecture of the Courtyard.
A site-specific mural by German abstract artist Lothar Götz (b.1963), commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of the Gallery’s contemporary wing. Influenced by Kandinsky, the Bauhaus and Ben Nicholson, Götz’s large-scale geometric murals create an intuitive dialogue with the architecture and social function of a space.
18th century stairwell22nd October 2016 — 1st February 2018An ambitious installation by Pablo Bronstein is the latest contemporary intervention in the Gallery’s 18th century townhouse. Reflecting his enduring fascination with architecture, Bronstein has created a wallpaper featuring monumental sculptures that disrupt the sense of history and space of the house, whilst providing a bold
22nd October 2016 10:00 - 01st February 2018 17:00
18 February 2017 – 4 June 2017A major exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of Australian-born artist Sir Sidney Nolan (1917–1992), whose diverse oeuvre saw experimentation with a wide range of materials.This exhibition, which focusses on the artist’s time living and working in Britain, is part of a nationwide programme presented by the Sidney Nolan Trust to celebrate Sid
Drawn from Pallant House Gallery’s acclaimed print collection this exhibition explores how the woodcut was used in a variety of styles, from Albrecht Dürer and the Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige to modern artists such as Edward Wadsworth, Ben Nicholson and Enid Marx. It also includes woodcuts by the contemporary artists Rebecca Salter, Bob and Roberta Smith and Emma Stibbon.
A display of sculptures, reliefs and constructions by Victor Pasmore’s contemporaries in the British Constructivist movement, including Kenneth and Mary Martin, Anthony Hill, Norman Dilworth and John Ernest, drawn from the Petitgas Collection.
11 March – 11 June 2017In the late 1940s British artist Victor Pasmore (1908–1998), then one of Britain’s leading figurative painters, reinvented himself as one of the foremost exponents of abstract art. This major exhibition focuses for the first time on this radical change of direction in the artist’s career, later described by art historian Herbert Read as ‘the mos
Daniel Evans, Chichester Festival Theatre’s new Artistic Director, opens Festival 2017 directing Alan Bennett’s Forty Years On, running at the Festival Theatre from 21 April – 20 May with a press night on 26 April.Richard Wilson leads the cast as the Headmaster, with Thomas Bird, Lucy Briers (Miss Nisbitt), Alan Cox (Franklin), Jenny Galloway (Matron), Michael Hamway, Joe Idris-R