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An open book. London artist Mali turns up the volume with a new chapter in his Book series

An open book. London artist Mali turns up the volume with a new chapter in his Book series
A good read. Part of Mali’s series of women with books. An open book. London artist Mali turns up the volume with a new chapter in his Book series, By James Brewer For the London-based conceptual artist Mali, the book is the thing, the great symbol of communication in an incoherent world. It remains...
April 27th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Books, Clubs, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

Ojeikere in West London’s Tristan Hoare Gallery

Ojeikere in West London’s Tristan Hoare Gallery
Ojeikere Shangalti Currently on show at Tristan Hoare Gallery in West London is Nigerian photographer Ojeikere. Born in 1930, Ojeikere’s formative years were spent as a photographer for the Ministry of Education in Lagos and later in the West African Publicity Agency. In 1975 he opened his own...
April 25th, 2013 | Art and auctions | Read More

Design in the limelight as London awards its ‘Oscars’ for innovative projects

Design in the limelight as London awards its ‘Oscars’ for innovative projects
Olympic Cauldron, Designed by Heatherwick Studio Design in the limelight as London awards its ‘Oscars’ for innovative projects, By Oxana Andrienko Eclectic as a collection, and with its selections variously practical and whimsical, the Designs of the Year exhibition, currently running at the Design...
April 10th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Awards, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

The HELMEPA Junior Artwork Exhibition draws to a close at the Municipality of Paleo Faliro

The Artwork Exhibition showcasing pieces completed by “HELMEPA Junior” Program members and titled “The seas, forests and mountains are our treasure”, has successfully concluded. It was hosted by the Municipality of Paleo  Faliro (Athens) at the “Flisvos” Cultural Centre between the 11th...
April 1st, 2013 | Art and auctions, Environment | Read More

A magnificent mural by artist Bernice Tackley lauds the engineering wonder that is the historic Anderton Boat Lift on the River Weaver in northern England

A magnificent mural by artist Bernice Tackley lauds the engineering wonder that is the historic Anderton Boat Lift on the River Weaver in northern England
Nightshift -Winnington Works, by Bernice Tackley A magnificent mural by artist Bernice Tackley lauds the engineering wonder that is the historic Anderton Boat Lift on the River Weaver in northern England, By James Brewer One of the greatest maritime engineering feats along England’s extensive inland...
March 31st, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

New gallery by the Thames at Battersea revels in Chinese contemporary art and launches its latest show for dynamic artist Le Guo

New gallery by the Thames at Battersea revels in Chinese contemporary art and launches its latest show for dynamic artist Le Guo
Multichrome Painting – English Red, Chinese Rouge, and Indian Yellow, Ink and pigment on paper, By Le Guo New gallery by the Thames at Battersea revels in Chinese contemporary art and launches its latest show for dynamic artist Le Guo, By James Brewer Chinese contemporary art needs space to breathe...
March 23rd, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Commercial life of Mumbai firmly in the frame in stunning London show by one of India’s most talented painters

Commercial life of Mumbai firmly in the frame in stunning London show by one of India’s most talented painters
Commercial life of Mumbai firmly in the frame in stunning London show by one of India’s most talented painters, By James Brewer Vegetable stall, Oil on canvas, By Tina Chandroji A window on Mumbai – or Bombay as the artist Tina Chandroji was brought up to call the teeming metropolis of 20 million...
March 20th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

The Inauguration of the “HELMEPA Junior” Artwork Exhibition at Flisvos

HELMEPA Director General, Mr. Dimitris C. Mitsatsos, and Palaio Faliro Mayor Radm (HN)  Dionyssis Hatzidakis, standing next to the artwork of children from the Fourth Primary School of Palaio Faliro which was awarded by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in 1985. Palaio Faliro* Mayor,  ...
March 12th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Environment | Read More

ART it is – new London show Art13 is a smash hit for 25, 000 visitors

ART it is – new London show Art13 is a smash hit for 25, 000 visitors
Artwork form Zhu JinshiPearl Lam Galleries ART it is – new London show Art13 is a smash hit for 25, 000 visitors, By Oxana Andrienko With great and deserved fanfare, an inaugural international contemporary art fair, ART13, has been launched this year at Kensington Olympia, hosting 129 galleries from...
March 12th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Selected from 3, 000 contenders, winner Caroline Summerfield’s path among 20 finalists to television and art show glory

Selected from 3, 000 contenders, winner Caroline Summerfield’s path among 20 finalists to television and art show glory
“In the Eye of the Beholder” Editioned Giclée PrintBy Caroline Summerfield Selected from 3, 000 contenders, winner Caroline Summerfield’s path among 20 finalists to television and art show glory, By James Brewer Caroline Summerfield’s sculptures call to mind the tragedies of ancient...
February 27th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Awards, Exhibitions | Read More

Visions of Vietnam: the nation’s artists fuse eastern and western elements in lyrical compositions to be shown in London by Raquelle Azran gallery

Lightness of Being, Watercolour on silk, By Vu Dinh Tuan Visions of Vietnam: the nation’s artists fuse eastern and western elements in lyrical compositions to be shown in London by Raquelle Azran gallery, By James Brewer Vietnamese art, says Raquelle Azran, is defined by its brimming vitality, lush...
February 18th, 2013 | Art and auctions | Read More

Artist Mie Fog Baekke wins “the drying game” to bring vibrant three dimensional work to Southfields Gallery at Wimbledon

Artist Mie Fog Baekke wins “the drying game” to bring vibrant three dimensional work to Southfields Gallery at Wimbledon
Fireworks By Mie Fog Baekke Artist Mie Fog Baekke wins “the drying game” to bring vibrant three dimensional work to Southfields Gallery at Wimbledon, By James Brewer War and destruction, hurricane, fire – artist Mie Fog Baekke often chooses titles that are fierce and dramatic for her three dimensional...
February 12th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

On the road, off the walls and into the gallery: artist José Parlá explores the psycho-geography of cities

On the road, off the walls and into the gallery: artist José Parlá explores the psycho-geography of cities
Rajasthan Night Drive José Parlá, 2012, Acrylic, gesso, oil, plaster, collage, ink on canvas, © Artist Rights Society, New York. DACS UK On the road, off the walls and into the gallery: artist José Parlá explores the psycho-geography of cities, By James Brewer Whenever he is on the road – be it...
February 9th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Christos Avraam “Social Contract” –

Christos Avraam “Social Contract”  –
Christos Avraam “Social Contract” The artist with Eleni Nikodimou who opened the exhibition Christos Avraam’s reflections on the role of art in today’s society  guide him in his output neither to some kind of reconstruction of reality , nor to the perception of reality as a work of art.  His...
February 7th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

In great taste! Anna Barlow fashions ice cream fantasies into scrumptious-seeming ceramics

In great taste! Anna Barlow fashions ice cream fantasies into scrumptious-seeming ceramics
The Queens Ice Cream By Anna Barlow. Copyright the artist. In great taste! Anna Barlow fashions ice cream fantasies into scrumptious-seeming ceramics By James Brewer Great landscapes and seascapes usually feature in the fine art diet – but today we shall savour some scrumptious plate-scapes. Yes, you...
February 5th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

U-Freight delivers the fine art of shipping

A view of the building February 5, 2013- U-Freight Singapore has recently set up a new division, ArtSafe to promote its logistics hub as a fine arts storage facility; as well as an exhibit space for the showcasing of artwork by local artists. A large area of the company’s modern logistics centre...
February 5th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Logistics | Read More

A great painter ahead of his time: Manet Portraying Life is Royal Academy’s new exhibition

A great painter ahead of his time: Manet Portraying Life is Royal Academy’s new exhibition
Manet, Music in the Tuileries Gardens, 1862, The National Gallery, London A great painter ahead of his time: Manet Portraying Life is Royal Academy’s new exhibition By James Brewer  When Édouard Manet faced hostility from hidebound critics, he was buoyed by the way other intellectual figures including...
January 23rd, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Casting off: a close-knit comment from artist Bettina Schroeder on peak oil and the struggle for world resources

Casting off: a close-knit comment from artist Bettina Schroeder on peak oil and the struggle for world resources
The end of the American Dream, by Bettina Schroeder Casting off: a close-knit comment from artist Bettina Schroeder on peak oil and the struggle for world resources By James Brewer Branded as one of the wasteful symbols of the age, plastic bags are still insistently around. How much longer their begetter,...
January 17th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More