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The Dandy Lion Project: Brighton Photo Biennial's fascinating foray into black male dandyism

Curator Shantrelle P. Lewis on the black dandy phenomenon and her collection of contemporary images of black dandies from Europe, the US and Africa.

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Photo-punk: Images from the Birth of Punk and a guitar attacked with an axe by the Damned

The early years of punk in the UK are the subject of a new exhibition by photographers Kevin Cummins and Ian Dickson, who shadowed the likes of The Sex Pistols, The Damned and The Clash.

A photo of a colourful interior of a house inside a gallery created by Felicity Hammond for House 2016 in Brighton

Show Room: Artist Felicity Hammond prods London's property bubble with Language of Living commission

Working somewhere between photography, sculpture, property promotional materials and contemporary art, Felicity Hammond has made a candy-coloured room for Brighton's HOUSE Festival.

A photo of sculptor Hamish Black crouching in a garden next to a curved black sculpture called Blackbird in Kemp Town, Brighton

Enter the Secret Garden: Sculpture and sound meet in a Regency Brighton landscape

Set in a secret Brighton garden during the city's festival month, sculptor Hamish Black's Blackbird sculpture has been described as a silent song in a secret garden - as he tells Culture24.

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Fashion Cities Africa: Exhibition of star designers promises "something really special"

Ruby McGonigle, of Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, tells us about the "crazy" ten months of planning behind the "spectacular" Fashion Cities Africa exhibition.

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It's witchcraft: occult collection of Doreen Valiente, the 'mother of modern witchcraft', to go on public display at Brighton's Preston Manor

A mansion known for hauntings is about to host the first major exhibition of the collection of Doreen Valiente, one of the most important figures in modern witchcraft.

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"It's a sort of build-up of gunge": Public tours of tunnels beneath Brighton's Royal Pavilion

Meg Hogg and Geoff Greenwood, two experts at Brighton's famous Royal Pavilion, are leading tours of the tunnels beneath the foundations until the end of March - almost 200 years after John Nash......

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Gillian Wearing's windows, Laurie Anderson's music for dogs and Lou Reed's guitars to feature in Brighton Festival 2016

Curator Laurie Anderson says she is "curious who is going to show up" at her concert for dogs, while Gillian Wearing is inviting people to film their twitching curtains as part of the 50th year of......

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A connection with prehistory: Artists create film about one of UK's first Neolithic ritual monuments

A year-long set of excavations at Whitehawk Hill, a 5,500-year-old Stone Age monument covering six acres above Brighton, has been turned into a three-screen installation by artists and filmmakers.

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Curator's Choice: Dr Alexandra Loske on George IV and his cherished giraffe at Brighton’s Royal Pavilion

The Exotic Creatures exhibition At Brighton's Royal Pavilion gives an intriguing insight into early menageries and zoos. See George IV’s ‘liger’ painting for the first time and uncover the......

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Terrified family gift ghostly book to Brighton's most haunted house

A terrified family from Kent has given a 100-year-old Brighton shop ledger to the city's most haunted house, Preston Manor, after being plagued by ghostly visitations and a spectre who told them to......

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