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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