Archive for the ‘Art and auctions’ Category

Emergence of Order – Japanese artist Goro Murayama at the Daiwa Foundation

Emergence of Order – Japanese artist Goro Murayama at the Daiwa Foundation
Francis Halsall and Goro Murayama. Emergence of Order – Japanese artist Goro Murayama at the Daiwa Foundation By James Brewer My art deals with thinking about human creativity in the computer age, says Tokyo-based Goro Murayama. He is a practitioner of “systems art,” a manifestation of the integration...
April 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Angelos: Let There Be Light

Angelos: Let There Be Light
Angelos: Let There Be Light An immersive retrospective exhibition of renowned Greek artist addresses the decay of society and spiritual wealth Opens Saturday 28 April 2018 at The Hellenic Centre in London. A disgusting scent is arising to the atmosphere. It is the smell of a dying civilization. I suspect...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts
Josée St-Amant. Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts By James Brewer When the Montreal contemporary artist Josée St-Amant engaged a young woman for a studio session as a nude model, her sitter brought along a saxophone she was planning to take later to a jazz rehearsal. St-Amant...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom
The Mayor of Paleon Faliron, Radm (HN) Dionissis Hatzidakis, introducing the event; next to him is Commodore (HN) Leonidas Tsiantoulas, head of the Naval History Agency of the Hellenic Navy A very unique exhibition relating to the history of the Hellenic Navy  – between the years 1821 to 1945,...
March 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

British painter Tom Coates: “travels with my pochade”

British painter Tom Coates: “travels with my pochade”
The Old Ferry, Frankston. British painter Tom Coates: “travels with my pochade” By James Brewer Tom Coates entitles his new exhibition Travels with my Pochade. What is a pochade? It is a handy wooden box that in scale and structure might remind some people of a generously-sized tablet computer....
March 23rd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva)

Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva)
Canary Wharf Mood (2) Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva) By James Brewer Battersea’s bulky power station, Canary Wharf business district from the riverside, Chelsea fire station, Tate Modern’s massive hall, sunset in Fulham. Sellvida in her studio These are iconic...
March 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line

Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line
Chantal Joffe. Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line By James Brewer Contemporary art has gone mainstream and mainline for London. City and public sponsors have joined galleries in the metropolis in unveiling full details of a huge new art project that will be seen daily by millions...
March 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background

Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background
Margarita Mavromichalis Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background By James Brewer In an engrossing new London exhibition, Muses and Makers, three superb female artists explore in photography and painting three widely differing facets...
March 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Communication, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI was down ten points earlier on today at 1,169 posing dangers, but it is still good for the very very very few! Geopolitics going off hand and more trouble-spots and regions appear with any kind of problem you can imagine;...
March 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Immigration, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment
Londres: la Tamise au pont de Westminster. By André Derain. A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment By James Brewer  A rare painting of a familiar view of the Thames is among the masterpieces to be sold at Christie’s in London from late February to March 7, 2018. In his youthful,...
February 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records
Nymphéas en fleur. By Claude Monet. Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records By James Brewer Art treasures from the vast private collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, a collection that was founded on the profits of high finance and Big Oil over a century and a half, have gone on display in...
February 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Red. 1914. By David Milne. David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer For his voyage into modernity, the painter David Milne was in good company, his work being shown at an early stage alongside that of Matisse, Braque, Monet and Van Gogh. Since then, he has been...
February 17th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World
Mark Dion and Iwona Blazwick. Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World By James Brewer A material history of London dredged from the Thames going back to the 17th century and a tree-tall aviary with chirping birds manage to co-exist in the latest astounding exhibition mounted at the Whitechapel Gallery...
February 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

‘The Subconscious Body’

‘The Subconscious Body’
Aleksandra Karpowicz 2000 Visitors at the Opening in SA /Los Angeles Show I’m very pleased to share that over 2000 people came to the opening of my solo-exhibition ‘The Subconscious Body’ in Cape Town. It was a great success! The place was totally packed for 5 hours. The exhibition includes...
February 13th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled

Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled
John Barkes with a work by Valentin Smirnov. Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled By James Brewer When the British art dealer John Barkes discovered a magnificent painting that had been neglected in storage in a studio in St Petersburg for nearly half a century, he feared that it would be too fragile...
February 4th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Iris Xilas Xanalatos “Once and now”

Iris Xilas Xanalatos “Once and now”
.. IRIS XILAS XANALATOS “Once and Now” Benaki Museum, 138 Pireos Street, 118 54 Athens  From 07/02/2018 – to 11/03/2018 The exhibition presents works of the painter and printmaker, Iris Xilas Xanalatos, covering an artistic creativity of fifty years and over, for the first time. … The...
January 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy

Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy
Crowning glory for Royal Academy. Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy By James Brewer At this sumptuous banquet of superlative painting and sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts, there are two eminent “hosts” from four centuries ago. One is the titular King Charles...
January 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Students Invited to Enter “Better Shipping for a Better Future” Art Contest

Students Invited to Enter “Better Shipping for a Better Future” Art Contest
SOUTHPORT, CT—January 19, 2018  Students in grades K–12 are invited to participate in the annual calendar art contest sponsored by the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the United States Coast Guard (USCG), and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization...
January 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Beata Korabiowska takes the reins for Hilton exhibition

Beata Korabiowska takes the reins for Hilton exhibition
Beata Korabiowska. Beata Korabiowska takes the reins for Hilton exhibition By James Brewer Pegasus, winged and divine; and the unicorn with its purity of heart: these untamed, equine creatures of fantasy have long been colourfully depicted by image-makers. The London painter Beata Korabiowska is reinvigorating...
January 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Threesome and 3×3…

Threesome and 3×3…
Sadie Lee, Ursula Martinez, Roxana Halls and Sarah Jane Moon. Threesome and 3×3: exploring the gaze and gesture of gay women By James Brewer Any eroticism in these works is strictly intentional, says the publicity for the exhibition Threesome. Certainly, this fascinating spectacle is full of imagery...
January 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work

The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work
Tracy Chevalier. The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work By Graciete Amaro An impressive new programme of bringing the skills of the quiltmaker into problem areas of society has been championed in a new book. The novelist Tracy Chevalier joined with a charity to commission a quilt...
December 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books | Read More

Family footprint: fine art through the generations

Family footprint: fine art through the generations
Talented trio: Suda, Tomiri and Sumi. Family footprint: fine art through the generations By James Brewer Sumi Perera, an award-winning artist, has had a joyful year with her installations gaining further acclaim in London and beyond; and above all in becoming, belying her youthful looks, a grandmother. Now...
December 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Georgia in her heart: London painter Anna Steinhouse’s paean to her homeland

Georgia in her heart: London painter Anna Steinhouse’s paean to her homeland
Anna Steinhouse with her daughter Sophie. Georgia in her heart: London painter Anna Steinhouse’s paean to her homeland By James Brewer Just four years after first taking in hand paint brushes and palette, former banking sector analyst Anna Steinhouse-Kandelaki is accruing acclaim in London fine art...
December 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

East London Printmakers make a marked impession

East London Printmakers make a marked impession
Joanna Pawlowska. East London Printmakers make a marked impression By James Brewer For 10 days in early December, the map of London – artistically speaking – took on an eastward tilt. A wealth of screen-printing and etching from more than 90 members of East London Printmakers decked the curvatures...
December 12th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…
Marguerite Horner. Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner for poignant painting of migrants’ church By James Brewer After surviving an arduous journey across North Africa and the Mediterranean and overland in France, only to be forced to bivouac on waste ground outside the port of Calais, a group...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More