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Monday 13 May 2019

Meet The Artist: Jamie McCartney Makes Rare Appearance In Brighton To Discuss His Month Long Exhibition

Local artist Jamie McCartney is exhibiting works at the Design Renaissance Gallery in Hove, for the month of May to coincide with Artist Open Houses and Brighton Festival.

Jamie will be making a rare appearance to chat to the public about his work on Saturday 18th May.  

His schedule rarely gives him a chance to exhibit in his home town, so this is a great opportunity to see the works and meet the artist.    

Jamie is familiar to most for his notorious sculpture, The Great Wall of Vagina.  


On show will be some smaller pieces derived from this work. Also on show are Jamie's figurative bronzes.  

His figurative sculptures are familiar to many from his Brighton Body Casting business.  

He has gained an international reputation as an underground artist. 

Publicly speaking on subjects such as art versus pornography and the importance of art as an engine of social change, he remains a campaigner and advocate for many causes. 

He exhibits frequently, has appeared in several art books and has private collectors around the world 

Now located at a large purpose built studio in the harbour in Hove, it was previously a local attraction when located in the sea front and subsequently in the Lanes.

Design Renaissance Gallery specialises in 20th century French design and 21st Century art. 

Meet Jamie McCartney at Design Renaissance Gallery, 70 Western Road, Hove, on Saturday 18th May 2019. CLICK HERE for info. The exhibition continues at Design Renaissance Gallery until 31st May 2019

by: Mike Cobley




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