Beautifully Obscene: The History of the Erotic Print – Call for Funding

Beautifully Obscene: The History of the Erotic Print – Call for Funding

Studio 3 Gallery presents Beautifully Obscene: The History of the Erotic Print, 15th May - 12th June 2015. The exhibition aims to cover a range of artists, technical and thematic approaches spanning over the course of 500 years. The principal aim is to study the aesthetics of the human form and sexuality in order to [...]

UNDEREXPOSED – a tribute to female artists

UNDEREXPOSED – a tribute to female artists

A version of this article also appears on the Studio 3 Gallery blog. In the space of ten seconds, how many female artists can you think of? Now repeat the same exercise but with male artists… Off the top of my head I counted four female artists – Artemisia Gentileschi, Barbara Hepworth, Marina Abramović and [...]

An invigilator’s view: Alfred Drury and the New Sculpture

An invigilator’s view: Alfred Drury and the New Sculpture

The first visitor of the day walks in through the heavy grey doors, a large rucksack on his shoulders. He gives a brief nod and a smile to the invigilator, a student at the university. The visitor peruses the gallery space, first skim-reading the introductory plaque, then moving onto Alfred Drury’s Portrait of Price Edwards [...]

Two-Faced Fame – celebrity or commodity?

Two-Faced Fame – celebrity or commodity?

Featured in Subversive Press and InQuire. For those of you who didn’t know, the University of Kent has a Print Collecting and Curating module specifically for final-year History & Philosophy of Art undergraduate students. The programme, currently in its 5th year, provides its students with an opportunity to organise and set up their own exhibition. [...]

Resilience & Light: Contemporary Palestinian Art

Resilience & Light: Contemporary Palestinian Art

When we think of Palestine, usually the first thing that comes to mind is the ongoing conflict between Israeli and Palestinian forces. We’d hear about the bombings in various parts of the state, about the numbers of people killed on its surface. Studio 3 Gallery’s latest exhibition is a celebration of the works of several [...]

Roy Lichtenstein and his Ben-Days

Roy Lichtenstein and his Ben-Days

In 1964, the Tate Gallery of Modern Art saw the arrival of Roy Lichtenstein, the first American artist to exhibit at the Tate. The reactions of the British public were far from impressed. Now, 49 years later, his legendary works drawing on 1960s American pop culture are once again reunited in a blockbuster retrospective in [...]