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Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency

Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
Island House in Laguna Grande. Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency By James Brewer A world at the point of no return. Climate shocks devastating landscapes and populations, noxious emissions beyond control and species threatened. The warnings are frequent...
December 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Anselm Kiefer’s super-show ‘Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot’ at White Cube, Bermondsey

Anselm Kiefer’s super-show ‘Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot’ at White Cube, Bermondsey
Anselm Kiefer and The Veneziano Amplitude. Anselm Kiefer’s super-show ‘Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot’ at White Cube, Bermondsey By James Brewer Bleak scenes are infused with the dried-out devastation of what might be the beginning of the end of the world. In a new exhibition in London...
November 17th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Wales Contemporary winners at the Mall Galleries, London

Wales Contemporary winners at the Mall Galleries, London
Winning streak: Day Bowman. Wales Contemporary winners at the Mall Galleries, London By James Brewer Prize-winners among the best contemporary Welsh artists – whose work includes reminders of a past industrial era and coastal and seaside singularities—have been celebrated in London. Wales Contemporary/Cymru...
November 6th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens

Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens
The late Basil and Elise Goulandris. Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens By James Brewer Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Cézanne – the modern masters and more are to the fore in a new setting, thanks to the opening of a world-class gallery in the heart of...
November 5th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

ArtCan has done it again! Open Call : Counter l Balance

ArtCan has done it again! Open Call : Counter l Balance
Kira Phoenix K’inan with Attract Repel on Three Frames ArtCan has done it again! Open Call : Counter l Balance  As part of a very proactive programme set out by ArtCan, every year they run an Open Call for artists in all mediums. This year the name and theme of the exhibition is Counter l Balance....
November 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Awards, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…
John Faraclas The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 1,801 points despite the upwards Capes’ mode as all other indices fall. Very cynically, unless we see a war – any war, which we believe that same will...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Special Surveys, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London

“Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London
Illustration by Alexandra Bissa “Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London Distinguished academics and designers from Europe come together at the Museum of London to showcase the everlasting influence of the Minoan culture at the global contemporary creation...
October 24th, 2019 | Accessories, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Jewelry, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern

Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern
Charlotte Moorman with TV Cello and TV Eyeglasses. Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern  By James Brewer Visionary artist Nam June Paik was among the first to foresee the rise of a new mass media as a many-headed Goliath, to hail...
October 20th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist

Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist
A Woman in Bed. Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist By James Brewer Boom and bust. That was the economy of Amsterdam in the mid-17th century, and so it was with the career of Rembrandt, despite the wide recognition of all his brilliance at the time. Rembrandt...
October 15th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks

Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks
Scott Abandons Cardiff 1910 AD. Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks  By James Brewer  A nautical setting is framing an inaugural international art competition named Wales Contemporary, or in the Welsh language Cymru Gyfoes. The competition, open to...
October 13th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective
Anna Maria Maiolino. Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective By James Brewer Crossing the Atlantic in the early 1950s on a passengership that rolled and pitched unnervingly was a daunting experience for a 12-year-old girl who with her mother and sister were seeking...
October 11th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

The BDI@1,803; market correction? Volatility or what…?

The BDI@1,803; market correction? Volatility or what…?
The BDI@1,803; market correction? Volatility or what…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points amid Geopolitical uncertainty and Environmental hype… John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was down just a point at 3,231 Hooray Hooray! The Panamaxes’ fall continues with the BPI...
October 2nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain

William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain
The Sea of Time and Space. William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain  By James Brewer William Blake aspired to be the Michelangelo of England. He was never to achieve that ambition: some of his patrons were wealthy, but insufficiently so to sponsor his grander projects, and since he was unable...
September 15th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

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