Archive for the ‘Art and auctions’ Category

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art
Carola Syz and Marco Carnaroli with ‘Lagonda.’ Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art By James Brewer Lamborghini, Bugatti, Ferrari, Morgan, Lagonda, Mille Miglia… a convoy of classic automobiles of desire. Here are those exalted marques, though,...
December 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Automobiles, Exhibitions, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans
Kira Phoenix K’inan Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans Kira Phoenix K’inan talks to James Brewer about her innovative glass creations. London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together art and craft through her glass sculptures, many of...
November 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Exhibitions, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, News, Oceanology, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists
Sarah Hornshaw Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists By James Brewer This was an exhibition entitled Reflections – and it reflected the enormous variety and painstaking quality of work coming from emerging UK artists. The Hornshaw Gallery, which mainly markets its wares online,...
November 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Capes’ odd rise distorts the Markets

Capes’ odd rise distorts the Markets
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points and now reads 1,020 thanks to the odd Capes’ rise. Geopolitics are getting sour with BREXIT becoming a far more than a perplexed play – Tragedy? Comedy? With a bit of Byzantine ..flavour, Italy creating further issues in the EU –...
November 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Fixtures, Markets, Military, People and Places, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI’s contained fall at 1,470; Wets ’R fine and Geopolitics with corruption et al rule the day…

BDI’s contained fall at 1,470; Wets ’R fine and Geopolitics with corruption et al rule the day…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 20 points at 1,470  earlier on today – a contained fall so to speak… Geopolitics though and the  issue of corruption remains the name of the game… For the sake of Art though the day ended more than harmoniously at the After Nyne Gallery in...
November 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, Markets, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna
Klimt, Study for The Three Gorgons. Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna By James Brewer Even in sketched outline they are seductive: three turn-of-the-century drawings of the Gorgons, who in versions of the Greek myth are the beautiful but dangerous daughters...
November 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Journey of Light into the Dark

The Journey of Light into the Dark
.. The series ‘’The Journey of Light into the Dark’’ of Elias Tsigounis, is a finalist at the international art competition: IT’S ART CALL 2018. The Greek photographer Elias Tsigounis and ten more artists have been selected by The Cult House to exhibit at After Nyne Gallery in the third Edition...
November 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Photography | Read More

The Women of the 20th Century…

The Women of the 20th Century…
Valentin Kardamski. The Women of the 20th Century: Valentin Kardamski’s dramatic portraits on show in London  By James Brewer Dashing portraits in acrylics of two dozen of the most recognisable female faces of the 20th century are on display in a new show in London. They introduce dramatically to...
October 23rd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift
Carolyn Gowdy. Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift By James Brewer  Illustrator and painter Carolyn Gowdy invites us to board with her what she calls the Dreamboat, so that we can explore together the reaches of human existence. Sound and seaworthy, the Dreamboat’s...
October 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

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