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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

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre
Kira Phoenix K’inan with  Christina Vagiotis from the Hellenic Centre  / INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre by our man in Habana… This evening I had the pleasure to see the solo exhibition, INTERTWIST, by glass artist Kira Phoenix K’inan. I had previously...
May 2nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street
Kira Phoenix K’inan Travel Drawing, 1 44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street What a wonderful evening at 44 Hallam Street. There was an array of artwork on display from the abstract paintings of Hamish MacAulay, to the colourful Summer of ’17 wall sculpture by Kas Williams to our very own Kira Phoenix...
April 30th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer

Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer
Jenny Timmer.* Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer By James Brewer An upturned apple tree gave a new twist in a London art exhibition to the concept of “cabinet of curiosities,” which began as a 16th century fancy of aristocrats and merchants. Such cabinet collections,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May
Kira Phoenix K’inan  / INTERTWIST / 30 APRIL – 16 MAY / London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together fine art and craft through her glass sculptures, works on paper and multi-exposure photography in her solo exhibition at The Hellenic Centre, INTERTWIST. INTERTWIST...
April 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

HELMEPA Junior members “dive into the ocean and discover…”

HELMEPA Junior members “dive into the ocean and discover…”
1st Prize of the drawing competition in the category of children 5-7 years old and special Education Schools HELMEPA Junior members “dive into the ocean and discover…” With the theme “I dive into the ocean and discover…”  2,521 children members of the HELMEPA Junior...
April 8th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…
John Faraclas Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major news on BREXIT… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down two points since yesterday at 672… Geopolitics still in turmoil with the BREXIT saga in a decisive point. John Faraclas’ early evening news: The...
April 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain

Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain
Monumental van Gogh show.  Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain By James Brewer Behind Vincent van Gogh’s expression in luxuriant brushstrokes of the unflinching energy he identified in nature is a large helping of the creativity he drew from his experience of British life...
March 31st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Royal Academy unveils outstanding show The Renaissance Nude

Royal Academy unveils outstanding show The Renaissance Nude
The Three Graces. By Raphael. Royal Academy unveils outstanding show The Renaissance Nude  by James Brewer  Consider this cool, clear image of feminine beauty –  lightly sketched and off-centre. Drawn in 1517 or 1518 in red chalk on paper, The Three Graces is a life study delineated by Raphael...
March 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Irene Panagopoulos: how merchant shipping connects with the art world

Irene Panagopoulos: how merchant shipping connects with the art world
Irene  Panagopoulos Irene Panagopoulos: how merchant shipping connects with the art world By James Brewer “Shipping takes me everywhere in the world. Art helps me understand the world,” says Irene Panagopoulos, alluding to the indissoluble link between these great achievements of humanity. Ms Panagopoulos...
February 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Interviews, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Is This Tomorrow?

Is This Tomorrow?
Phoenix Will Rise by Rana Begum and Marina Tabassum Architects. Is This Tomorrow? Visions of the future by architects and artists at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer A decade after the end of World War II, London was making its lopsided recovery. The City and its institutions – the stock exchange,...
February 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

CGS at London Glassblowing Gallery INSPIRED

CGS at London Glassblowing Gallery  INSPIRED
Lisa Pettibone CGS at London Glassblowing Gallery INSPIRED 31st May – 15th June 2019 London Glass Blowing Gallery are hosting an exhibition by CGS members with a challenging theme. London Glass Blowing asked CGS to invite its members to apply to this imaginative show INSPIRED. Members were asked for...
February 21st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Being an Islander

Being an Islander
Cypro-Archaic (750-475 BC) terracotta head and shoulder of a male beardless figure from Salamis, Cyprus © Fitzwilliam Museum Being an Islander Art and Identity of the large Mediterranean Islands The Fitzwilliam Museum is pleased to announce a 3-year research project (2019-2022) in the department of...
February 19th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions
Eva Marda Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions by Eva Marda The glamorous awards ceremony of Berlinale 2019 that lasted an hour and a half began with a tribute to and standing ovation for Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who starred in the role of Adolf Hitler...
February 17th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Awards, Events, Film Industry, News | Read More