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Pallant House Gallery Upcoming Exhibitions 2011

Pallant House Gallery from East Pallant Photograph: Peter Durant/

Edward Burra
22 October 2011 – 21 February 2012
The first major show for over 25 years of the work of Edward Burra (1905 – 1976), one of the most individual and celebrated British artists of the twentieth century. Featuring some of his best known images of cafés, bars and nightclubs, as well as examples the artist’s oeuvre such as his fascination with the macabre and dark sides of humanity, his role as a designer for the stage and depictions of the British landscape; this new exhibition provides a unique opportunity to reassess Burra’s extraordinary creativity and impressive legacy.

Main Galleries (Room 4 & 5)
‘The Radev Collection: Bloomsbury and Beyond’
1 Oct 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
The first public showing of the Radev Collection which charts the friendships and interests of the dancer and picture framer Mattei Radev, the critic Edward Sackville-West and artist-dealer Eardley Knollys. The collection includes a remarkable selection of works by British and international artists including: Gaudier Brzeska, Duncan Grant, Ivon Hitchens, Amedeo Modigliani, Winifred Nicholson, Lucien Pissarro, Graham Sutherland, and Alfred Wallis.

Main Galleries (Room 4 & 5)
David Dawson: Working with Lucian Freud
28 Jan – 20 May 2012
An extraordinary insight into the notoriously private world of the late great painter Lucian Freud through the eyes of his model and studio assistant David Dawson. For 20 years Dawson witnessed the creation of some of the most celebrated paintings of our age as well as being the model for numerous paintings himself. But each afternoon, after his work with Freud was done, Dawson would return home to do his own painting. This exhibition brings together some of his street scenes and cityscapes placing them alongside key pieces by Freud and photographs of the studio.

De’Longhi Print Room
Hans Feibusch: Printmaker
22 Nov 2011 – 8 Jan 2012
The German émigré artist Has Feibusch came to Britain in 1933 to escape Nazi persecution, and was included in the notorious Degenerate Art Exhibition in Munich in 1937. Celebrated for his religious mural paintings which employed expressionist use of colour, his rarely-seen lithographs which form part of the substantial collection the artist left to Pallant House Gallery reveal another aspect of his graphic skills.

De’Longhi Print Room
Enid Marx: The Eve – Breuning Gift
10 Jan- 26 Feb 2012
Designer, Illustrator, Printmaker, Marx was a contemporary of artists such as Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden and Peggy Angus. During her lifetime Marx created an extraordinary array of textiles, postage stamps, repeat patterns for both fabric and paper, posters for the London Underground, book jackets and book illustrations. The exhibition showcases the collection of her prints presented to the Gallery in 2006.

Pallant House Gallery
9 North Pallant
West Sussex
PO19 1TJ
United Kingdom
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