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Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life

Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life
Konstantin Molteninov. Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life By James Brewer Like the restless waves of the Baltic, Russian painters are constantly experimenting with ways of using the resources of their palette to illustrate the foaming sea. Their...
October 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London
Gallery director Ava Moradi. Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London  By James Brewer A new London gallery is hosting a celebration of distinguished film directors – unusually, without their movies, but showcasing their talent in fine art photography as reflecting...
October 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places, Photography | Read More

FOUGARO News etc., 2-15 October 2018

FOUGARO News etc., 2-15 October 2018
bi-monthly newsletter 2 October to 15 October  2018   ART EXHIBITION TSEKLENIS THE FASHION YEARS  Opening Sunday 7 October | 11am-8pm the exhibition will last until 25 November THE GALLERY A...
October 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Fashion | Read More

3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair

3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair
3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair   22-25/11/ 2018 We are ready to announce the 3rd edition  of Art Thessaloniki Fair at TIF-HELEXPO (pavilions 10, 9 & 8)  about 6000sq.m, starting on Thursday 22 – 25 November 2018. Art Thessaloniki invests in the strategically important...
October 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master
Apollo and Marsyas. Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master By James Brewer Prepare for portrayals of pain: Dulwich Picture Gallery’s latest exhibition turns to a man who illustrated  the everyday story of torture, retribution and martyrdom in 17th century Naples. A procession...
September 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture
Papua New Guinea launch-day greeting. Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture By James Brewer In 1768, Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook left Plymouth on HMS Endeavour on the first of three voyages to search for the fabled Terra Australis Incognita and to map the southern...
September 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

In the City exhibition at Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich University

In the City exhibition at Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich University
Tai-Shan Schierenberg admires work by Marguerite Horner. In the City exhibition at Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich University  By James Brewer Yes, you can find graphic quality amid the bleakness of modern city life, especially if you have the eye of a practised artist. While many city dwellers...
September 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London

Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London
Carolyn Gowdy. Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London By James Brewer Long-lasting friendships forged by art students in London more than three decades ago are celebrated in an exhibition of their current work in the West End. It is called, by way of a palindrome (something that reads...
September 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Journey of Light into the Dark

Journey of Light into the Dark
Richmond UK 2018 A Greek talented photographer Elias Tsigounis* participates** at the New Artists Fair in London. Dr. Mariah Georgousis,  Art Historian writes: The Journey of Light into the Dark is the title of this excellent work. “To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the...
September 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery
Mikhail Karikis An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery – Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest By James Brewer  Greek-born artist Mikhail Karikis has joined with school children aged just seven years old to raise clamorous voices urging society to cleanse the oceans of pollution. Mikhail, who...
September 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Music, Pollution, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Staging Jackson Pollock

Staging Jackson Pollock
Trevor Dannatt Staging Jackson Pollock – Whitechapel Gallery relives great moment in modernist art By James Brewer Trevor Dannatt is a modernist architect celebrated for involvement in projects ranging from the Royal Festival Hall, to repurposing the Royal Naval College buildings at Greenwich, to being...
September 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

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