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Corita Kent: Get With The Action

5 May 2018 – 14 October 2018

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The ground-breaking work of Corita Kent (1918-1986) comes to Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft this summer. Corita was an artist, a famously charismatic educator and a Roman Catholic nun based in Los Angeles during the 1960s. A contemporary of Andy Warhol and Ed Ruscha, her vibrant screenprinted banners and posters drew on pop and modern consumer cultures and became increasingly political throughout the decade. Her bright, bold work confronted issues of poverty, racism and war with an aesthetic more…

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Belonging Bandstand

5 May 2018 – 30 September 2018

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Event times for Crawley Festival (Mon 2 – Sat 7 July) Look out for artist and designer Morag Myerscough’s new work Belonging, touring around Sussex throughout the summer. Co-commissioned by Brighton Festival and Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Belonging celebrates the spirit of seminal 1960s Los Angeles artist Corita Kent whose work brought together a belief in the strength of creativity, togetherness, love and social justice. It will be Myerscough’s first-ever mobile installation: a bright, bold, touring bandstand programmed…

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Belonging with Morag Myerscough

5 May 2018 – 14 October 2018

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Accompanying our exhibition Corita Kent: Get With the Action, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft has invited leading international designer Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan to take over the museum’s Wunderkammer in a surprise visual display. The show connects to Myerscough’s Belonging project touring Sussex and will sit alongside their interactive kinetic installation Sign Machine (2016), which will be updated for the show; the structure invites visitors to sit on a swing that in turn revolves signs and objects adorning…

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