Curator Alexandra Loske takes a tour through the Royal Pavilion looking at the use of the colour red in the building. Facebook Live video stream from 25 May 2017.
This small watercolour and gouache painting from c1797 in the collection of the Royal Pavilion & Museums is by the amateur artist James Bennett (not to be confused with the Victorian oil painter of the same name), who created a … Continued
A team consisting of two specialists from the National Trust, Emile de Bruijn and Andrew Bush, V&A PhD candidate Anna Wu, Royal Pavilion curator Alexandra Loske and our paper conservator Amy Junker-Heslip welcomed experts and researchers from around the world … Continued
One of the stars of the Exotic Creatures exhibition at the Royal Pavilion (14 November 2015 to 28 February 2016) is a painting of creatures that had never before been seen in England. It shows Three ‘liger’ Cubs, the offspring … Continued
One of the most beautiful and intriguing illustrated books published in the early nineteenth century shows us the Royal Pavilion Estate as it might have been, if George IV had not changed his mind. The book is a printed version of … Continued
Next week, Dr Alexandra Loske will give a bite-size talk in Brighton Museum on artist Angelica Kauffman, using works in our Fine Art collection. In this post, Alexandra introduces the celebrated painter and her reception throughout Europe. Works by the eighteenth century … Continued
This Tuesday’s Bite-size Museum Talk by Dr Alexandra Loske will focus on Dod Procter’s painting Early Morning (1927), on display in the Fine Art Gallery at Brighton Museum. Dr Alexandra Loske will discuss the timeless appeal of this painting. almost minimalist … Continued
Art historian and curator Alexandra Loske is researching her thesis and curating the upcoming Regency Colour exhibition. But she also uncovered the story that I’ve found perhaps most exciting so far. If you know anything about my music, you may know … Continued