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WAY OF SEEING

WAY OF SEEING
WAY OF SEEING The exhibition is a summer pop-up group show of 12 artists. The show seeks to represent a varied selection of artist’s work. This group of artists from different backgrounds, experiences and styles are brought together around a shared ethos of collaboration, respect and sharing. They...
August 11th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Dry Market bounces back… but Geopolitics might spoil the broth.

Dry Market bounces back… but Geopolitics might spoil the broth.
John Faraclas Dry Market bounces back… but Geopolitics might spoil the broth.. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 28 points and now stands at 1,748; on a weekly basis though same was down 4o points – from 1,788… Geopolitics continue to cause headaches and ultra CAUTION should be observed. John Faraclas’...
August 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dennis Spiteri; an artist beyond the cosmic encounters

Dennis Spiteri; an artist beyond the cosmic encounters
. Dennis Spiteri; an artist beyond the cosmic encounters Emily  Parry writes: Dennis Spiteri was born in Malta in 1948 and migrated to Australia with his parents in 1954. He grew up in a country town in Victoria and did his primary and secondary education there. He also began his art education there....
August 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More

With deep sadness we announce the passing of Takis

With deep sadness we announce the passing of Takis
. With deep sadness we announce the passing of Takis It is to our deep regret to learn that Takis the iconic man of arts and in particular of sculpture,  coupled with physics and Cosmos begins his journey to Sea of Eternity. The communique for the Takis Foundation reads: “It is with deep sadness...
August 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Breaking News, News, Obituaries, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation
Helene Schjerfbeck, Self-portrait, Black Background – detail Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation  By James Brewer All hail Helene Schjerfbeck! Hers is an illustrious name in Finland’s pantheon of modern artists, but she has been sadly overlooked in the UK. No longer, and about time...
July 29th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern
Moss Wall. Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern By James Brewer A baby reaches out to feel the texture of Moss Wall, a 20 m wide floor to ceiling blanket of Scandinavian reindeer lichen. The tactile tapestry is a 1994 artwork by the Danish-Icelandic artist...
July 18th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art
Self-portrait with Lilies. Detail. Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art By James Brewer She was the personification of the avant-garde before the avant-garde got into its ultra-provocative stride. Outraging early 20th century Russian society, Natalia Goncharova (1881–1962)...
July 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art
In the magnetic orbit of Takis. Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art By James Brewer At the age of 93, the Greek artist Takis is working full tilt. In his hillside studio overlooking Athens, the “sculptor of magnetism, light and sound” is exploring solar power and other alternative...
July 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London
Bathing on a Summer Evening. Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London By James Brewer At the age of just 16, Félix Vallotton left his comfortable home in the lakeside city of Lausanne, Switzerland, to study art in Paris.  Although he had parental approval, it...
July 6th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin now on stage at Harold Pinter Theatre 4-31 Aug 2019

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin now on stage at Harold Pinter Theatre 4-31 Aug 2019
. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin now on stage at Harold Pinter Theatre 4-31 Aug 2019 FIRST MAJOR STAGE PRODUCTION OF LOUIS DE BERNIÈRES’ BEST-SELLING NOVEL CAPTAIN CORELLI’S MANDOLIN TRANSFERS TO HAROLD PINTER THEATRE FROM 4 JULY TO 31 AUGUST GALA NIGHT 10 JULY The first major stage production...
June 28th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Tonesight installation launches tomorrow at the Painted Hall + event listing

Tonesight installation launches tomorrow at the Painted Hall + event listing
… Tonesight installation launches at the Painted Hall  The Old Royal Naval College is delighted to announce the installation of Tonesight, a motion-sensing musical ‘machine’ which uses music, movement and audio description to interpret the Painted Hall for the blind and visually impaired. Tonesight...
June 28th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Painted Hall wins RIBA National Award

Painted Hall wins RIBA National Award
… Painted Hall wins RIBA National Award Following on from the Painted Hall’s recent success in picking up two RIBA London Awards, we’re delighted to announce the Painted Hall has won a RIBA National Award. The RIBA National Awards are given to buildings across the UK in recognition of their...
June 28th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

A perfect score: winners aplenty at Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2019

A perfect score: winners aplenty at Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2019
Adjudicators Yuki Negishi, Ken Virgin, Sally Wave. A perfect score: winners aplenty at Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2019 By James Brewer Praise on a major scale has been bestowed on the Wimbledon International Piano Competition following its 2019 airing, its second annual edition. The 85...
June 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Music | Read More

The BDI@1,280; contained rise

The BDI@1,280; contained rise
John Faraclas The BDI@1,280; contained rise The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points and we hope it maintains this pace given that we approach the mid-summer period when normally rates are down. Geopolitics continue to be dangerously perplexed. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes slow down...
June 25th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery
The Tube Station, by Cyril Power. Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A wonderful surprise awaited Gordon Samuel in summer 1983 as he began stock-taking at the Redfern Gallery in Cork Street, London, where he was a director and partner. Opening...
June 21st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis

Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis
Margarita Mavromichalis. Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis  By James Brewer  Every January, photographer Margarita Mavromichalis “immerses” herself in the sacred Ganges. While thousands of pilgrims are wallowing in the less-than-healthy water to perform...
June 18th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Takis

Takis
… Takis 3 July – 27 October 2019 Supported by Tate International Council Over a 70-year career, Takis (Panayiotis Vassilakis, b.1925) has created some of the most innovative art of the 20th century. A sculptor of magnetism, light and sound, he seeks out the essential poetry and beauty of the...
June 13th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

From ARTCAN with Love – Group Exhibition – Kira Phoenix K’inan

From ARTCAN with Love – Group Exhibition – Kira Phoenix K’inan
. Quick reminder that group fundraising exhibition…  – FROM ARTCAN WITH ️ –  …is this evening from… Wednesday 5 June – 6pm to 8pm Looking forward to seeing you there, Best wishes, Kira Address: Fitzrovia Gallery, 139 Whitefield St, London W1T 5EN Closet...
June 5th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Visitors ‘blown away’ by Inspired, a new exhibition at London Glassblowing

Visitors ‘blown away’ by Inspired, a new exhibition at London Glassblowing
Peter Layton. Visitors ‘blown away’ by Inspired, a new exhibition at London Glassblowing  By James Brewer Swathes of UK manufacturing industry – the latest being in motors and in steel – are undergoing meltdown.  Paradoxically, the furnaces are burning bright in rejuvenated old London to breathe...
June 1st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Building partnerships between the words of education and culture. VASSO KATRAKI (giving life to stone)

Building partnerships between the words of education and culture.  VASSO KATRAKI (giving life to stone)
Dr. Maray Georgousis Building partnerships between the words of education and culture. VASSO KATRAKI (giving life to stone) by Maray Georgousis* Education through art and vice versa is very important. There are fostering values and disciplines essential for full intellectual, emotional and social development...
May 31st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

INSPIRED at London Glass Blowing

INSPIRED at London Glass Blowing
Kira Phoenix K’inan with MagentaType series INSPIRED at London Glass Blowing What a wonderful evening at London Glass Blowing for the group exhibition, INSPIRED. Curated by glass artist Cathryn Shilling, all works flow together creating an exciting visual conversation. London Glass Blowing asked CGS...
May 30th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries
A prize-winner: Esther. Charcoal drawing by Robbie Wraith. Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries By James Brewer Portrait painters are storytellers. Whatever their chosen medium, whether pastel or pencil or thickly layered oil paint, their narratives are usually as rich...
May 20th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Artist of the month on ArtCan: Kira Phoenix K’inan

Artist of the month on ArtCan: Kira Phoenix K’inan
Kira Phoenix K’inan creating Artist of the month on ArtCan: Kira Phoenix K’inan All About Shipping is happy to share that Kira Phoenix K’inan is this months ArtCan Artist of the Month. What is your art practice and what themes are you exploring and why? I am a mixed media artist working...
May 10th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Kira Phoenix K’inan shortlisted for Ashurst

Kira Phoenix K’inan shortlisted for Ashurst
Kira Phoenix K’inan, Shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize, at her solo show, INTERTWIST, at The Hellenic Centre Kira Phoenix K’inan shortlisted for Ashurst From all of us at All About Shipping we are delighted to announce that Kira Phoenix K’inan’s glass sculpture,...
May 8th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Awards, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More