Brighton Rings Artists' Bells

01/10/2009
Brighton Art Fair

POSTERS and banners are up
all over Brighton, the leaflets
are running out and demand
for tickets is high for this
weekend’s Brighton Art Fair –
the largest selling art
exhibition on the South Coast
where prices range from £50
to £2000.
The organisers received 300
applications from contemporary artists
across all media for the 100 available
places at the three-day event (Friday
October 2 to Sunday October 4) at the
town’s Corn Exchange.
Originally built in the early 19th
century as the Prince of Wales’ riding
school, the Exchange is adjacent to the
Prinny’s domed stables, now The Dome
theatre.
Fair organiser Jon Tutton said: “We
sold more than £500,000-worth of art at
this fair last year, not including the
commissioning work.”
one of the works of Canterbury
artist Sally Hewett who produces images
of the body in embroidery. Entitled Betty,
and created in embroidery loop, lycra, silks
and rubber, it will cost £120 at the Brighton
Art Fair where Sally will also exhibit her
double-sided acrylic and varnish paintings

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