Pallant House Gallery has announced a unique response to creativity during the coronavirus pandemic. The Gallery has commissioned a model art gallery that will feature original miniature artworks from over 30 leading contemporary British artists
For the first time in the history of the Royal Academy of Arts, 100 Royal Academicians have joined forces to produce a historic portfolio, Varnishing Day: A Moment in Time, which includes new artwork from artists and architects such as Chantal Joffe RA, Grayson Perry RA, Fiona Rae RA, Stephen Cox RA, Wolfgang Tillmans RA, Antony Gormley RA, Farshid Moussavi RA, Olywn Bowey RA, Alan Stanton RA, Anish Kapoor RA, Richard Long RA, Ed Ruscha RA and Michael Craig Martin RA.
25 leading international artists, including Simon Starling, Sir Antony Gormley, Grayson Perry, Cornelia Parker, Jenny Saville, David Shrigley and Douglas Gordon have used materials retrieved from The Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh library after the fire to create original works of art to help raise money for restoration of the Mackintosh Building.
Currently showing at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings until April 2015, here, in her own words, highly acclaimed contemporary figurative artistChantal Joffe, gives us a unique insight into the inspiration and motivation behind her art practice:
The Save the Arts campaign is organised by the London branch of the Turning Point Network, a national consortium of over 2,000 arts organisations and artists dedicated to working together and finding new ways to support the arts in the UK.