By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. Please read our Use of Cookies policy.

Close

Experience John Osborne’s controversial play ‘A Patriot for Me’ through the eyes of British painter Leonard Rosoman RA (1913 – 1912) in a series of works not seen together since the 1970s. When ‘A Patriot for Me’ was first performed at the Royal Court in 1965, Rosoman found its exploration of gay life such a transformative experience that he returned every night for a week to create drawings by torchlight. Three years later he revisited these first impressions, producing a remarkable series of works that conveyed the ‘claustrophobic, sometimes savage, atmosphere’ of the play, whilst capturing a moment in time when attitudes towards sexuality and censorship were on the cusp of change. Curated in association with Dr. Tanya Harrod.

Culture 24
The content for this page has been provided by our partner Culture24
Suitable for
Any age
Admission
Adults: £11
Children (Up to 16 yrs): Free
Friends of Pallant House Gallery: Free
Art Fund Members: £5.50
Students (with NUS card and Student ID card): Free
Jobseekers, DLA, ESA, PIP, Carers with registered disabled person: Free
Museums Association, ICOM: Free

Tuesdays
Adults and Art Fund Members: £5.50

Thursday Evenings (5-8pm)
Adults and Art Fund Members (Incl. main exhibition): £5.50
Adults and Art Fund Members (Excluding main temporary exhibition): Free
Students (with NUS card and Student ID card): Free
Type

Exhibition (temporary)

Visit event's website

Pallant House Gallery

9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1TJ England

info@pallant.org.uk

01243 774557

http://www.pallant.org.uk

Please remember to double-check the opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit

View venue