Archive for the ‘Art and auctions’ Category

Winners of “Better Shipping for a Better Future” art contest announced

Winners of “Better Shipping for a Better Future” art contest announced
Artwork: Grand Prize Grade 6-12, Clean Ships, Clean Earth Karolina K. – Grade 12, Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Highlands, New Jersey, United States WESTON, CT—July 31, 2018  Two grand prize winners and 10 finalists have been selected from over 500 entries in the 2018 Better Shipping...
August 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Environment, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas
Tall Ships off Neva Yacht Club St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas  By James Brewer  Ships at war and in peacetime – Russian painter Vladimir Yarkin has executed more than 50 significant maritime paintings ranging from 18th century scenes to modern-day nautical life. Many of his works...
July 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Time stands still…

Time stands still…
Tony Fandino Time Stands Still: solo exhibition by Tony Fandino at London’s A&D Gallery  By James Brewer  Tony Fandino has long been a man of Kent, an admirer of its rural glories, but the native New Yorker is proud of the roots his family put down in the maritime industry and in naval service...
July 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Interviews, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !
bi-monthly newsletter 10 July to 23 July2018 A month of Music at FOUGARO! LIVE CONCERTS!Friday 13 July                      Dimitris Basis Saturday 14 July                  Konstantina Palla Wednesday 18 July              Xdarawish Thursday 19 July  ...
July 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went over and above the 1,500 point threshold… geopolitics and in particular the addition of Trade Wars will spill over badly! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was up 91 points and at 1,567 creates another momentum, may I say a chilly one as nothing should...
July 4th, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, Education and Training, Fashion, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Global recognition for Wimbledon International Piano Competition

Global recognition for Wimbledon International Piano Competition
Global recognition for Wimbledon International Piano Competition Founder Sally Wave (right) with Ken Virgin and Yukiko Shinohara. By James Brewer In a memorable debut, Wimbledon International Piano Competition has lived up to its name by impressing a signature on the global as well as local and London...
June 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

The Journey continues

The Journey continues
“J-class (Orange Sail)”Oil on canvas, 150cm X 100cm The Journey continues   Marine-themed paintings of the Greek artist Chryssa Dellaporta at Hydra The Greek artist Chryssa Dellaporta whom we have  the honour to have featured in earlier reports in Allaboutshipping will exhibit her work...
June 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Getting Away!

Getting Away!
Day Bowman Getting Away! mid-summer exhibition curated by Day Bowman and Rebecca Fairman By James Brewer There is no getting away from it: in the UK and many other countries this is the season for ‘getting away.’ Many holidaymakers would say, the closer they get to the seashore, the better. In a...
June 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history
Grace Pappas We always follow the arts – arts of any kind, be it painting, sculpture, industrial design, photography, music, film and theatre – you name it! Allaboutshipping.co.uk is there, present and encouraging the arts, in particular that of the new generation and from all nations! .  Specialist...
June 23rd, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, People and Places | Read More

Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff

Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff
Anthony Georgieff. Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff By James Brewer A half-forgotten chapter of 20th European century history emerges from the shadows in a new exhibition in London. The episode has its shameful elements but is one that in large part brings out the better predispositions...
June 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Photography, Religion | Read More

Gesture in painting

Gesture in painting
with Maray Georgoussis Just a quick reminder: The multipurpose center “artville” invites you  today,  Monday 18 June at 8.00 pm in a conversation with the painter Vangelis Tzermia and the Art Historian Maray Georgoussis, entitled “The Gesture in Painting”. Entrance is free. The event...
June 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

A story to remember

A story to remember
… As an artist best known for colorful paintings of foreign landscapes, part of my work schedule is travelling somewhere new every year to sketch and take photographs for source material. In the 1980s and 1990s my wife and I went to many different Greek islands. We decided to visit Astypalea in...
June 13th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Outlook on Bulgaria: EBRD event weighs up prospects

Outlook on Bulgaria: EBRD event weighs up prospects
Radost Ivanova. Outlook on Bulgaria: EBRD event weighs up prospects By James Brewer Bulgaria is promoting itself as a magnet for business investment, with Sofia the prime destination; but imminently one of the biggest focuses of attention will be a place 130 km distant from the capital and which has...
June 9th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Country Profiles, Markets | Read More

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018
Grayson Perry. Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018 By James Brewer He is as outrageous as ever – but always in aid of the cause he cherishes, that of democratising art. For once, here is an exhibition where there are more eyes are on the curator than the artists. Grayson...
June 6th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Killed Negatives…

Killed Negatives…
Killed Negatives in focus again. Killed Negatives: Unseen Images of 1930s America at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Asparagus rolls – 25c each. Such tempting fare in a smart American deli would have been considered a pricy snack for the hungry poor during the Great Depression of the 1930s. In...
June 5th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Celebrate Christo!

Celebrate Christo!
The Mastaba being built on the Serpentine. Celebrate Christo! His ‘revolutionising art’ is saluted by Bulgarians in London By James Brewer Christo, Bulgarian-born and for much of his life a resident of New York, is a revolutioniser of visual art. That description was bestowed by Konstantin Dimitrov,...
June 4th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Film Industry, Story of the Month | Read More

Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery

Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery
Spellbound. Jade Sea. Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery By James Brewer After days of journeying through the “endless greyness” of arid Turkana county in the Kenyan interior, travellers come across the Jade Sea. The Jade Sea is a vision of startling colour,...
May 31st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more
Glass being loaded on a roro-ferry Gavridis Glass has a history of 70 years within the glass industry. Starting from a small business run by just one individual – George Gavridis – it has now become a third generation family business run by his sons and grandchildren on its own premises of...
May 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

How Brazilian brilliance swayed London artist Stephanie Wilkinson

How Brazilian brilliance swayed London artist Stephanie Wilkinson
Stephanie Wilkinson with Bottle Mural. How Brazilian brilliance swayed London artist Stephanie Wilkinson By James Brewer As the song says, there is an awful lot of coffee in Brazil, and London artist Stephanie Wilkinson has an awful lot to thank Brazil for. Stephanie’s maternal great-great-grandfather...
May 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery
St Paul’s, 1958. Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A jack-of-all-trades among 20th century artists, Edward Bawden was commissioned by leisure firms to show people relaxing. Although there was not a lazy bone in his body, he himself was renowned...
May 26th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone
Elly Hadjipateras. Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone  By James Brewer Versatile London artist Elly Hadjipateras exerts soft power over all who stand before her paintings. Whether expressed through loose or taut brushwork, her authority derives from her warm involvement...
May 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London

Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London
Art advisor Elouise Lecuyer with ‘UK’ by Fereydoon Omidi. Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London By James Brewer Attempts to isolate Iran politically for these past four decades have had an unexpected result: they have driven forward a dramatically...
May 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London

Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London
Adriana (left) and Silvia. Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London By James Brewer Talented sisters from a musical and creative family in Colombia, Adriana and Silvia Ospina have embarked in parallel on new stages of their careers by establishing themselves in London. With a voice...
May 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Music, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts
The Vaults at the Royal Academy. ‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts By James Brewer From top to bottom, the Royal Academy of Arts has been revamped. It has been a Herculean task, and in the vaults, none other than Hercules or Herakles, more than 3 metres tall, wearily rests on his heavy...
May 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol
Janaina Baxevani, multi-disciplinary designer An unusual exhibition about Andy Warhol has popped up in a gallery in New Bond Street and it’s themed pink! “Walking through a museum or an art gallery will teach us more than just art history or the work of contemporary artists. Let’s think...
May 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More