Archive for the ‘Maritime Art’ Category

A tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi

A tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi
The sculpture by Kostas Ananidas An early tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi Nearly 10 years ago – 20 September 2008, in a  unique gathering of the international shipping community at Galaxidi, at the centre more or less of the Corinthian Gulf in Greece, the unveiling ceremony of the...
August 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas
Tall Ships off Neva Yacht Club St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas  By James Brewer  Ships at war and in peacetime – Russian painter Vladimir Yarkin has executed more than 50 significant maritime paintings ranging from 18th century scenes to modern-day nautical life. Many of his works...
July 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !
bi-monthly newsletter 10 July to 23 July2018 A month of Music at FOUGARO! LIVE CONCERTS!Friday 13 July                      Dimitris Basis Saturday 14 July                  Konstantina Palla Wednesday 18 July              Xdarawish Thursday 19 July  ...
July 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

The Journey continues

The Journey continues
“J-class (Orange Sail)”Oil on canvas, 150cm X 100cm The Journey continues   Marine-themed paintings of the Greek artist Chryssa Dellaporta at Hydra The Greek artist Chryssa Dellaporta whom we have  the honour to have featured in earlier reports in Allaboutshipping will exhibit her work...
June 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, 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

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained stuck and let’s hope thing go for the better as trade wars might make it uncomfortable for shipping companies; John Faraclas daily market briefing and Geopolitics recap: The Capes gained 20 points since yesterday and the BCI now stands at 1,129 points…...
March 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Tourism | 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

Catherine Barnes and Daphne Casdagli: dramatic paintings and prints at Bankside Gallery

Catherine Barnes and Daphne Casdagli: dramatic paintings and prints at Bankside Gallery
Daphne Casdagli (left) and Catherine Barnes. Catherine Barnes and Daphne Casdagli: dramatic paintings and prints at Bankside Gallery By James Brewer Can one faithfully depict the sea in a work of art? The answer is that truly it is impossible. The sea “is a vehicle for drama – and what a challenge,...
November 24th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition

Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition
Naval close encounter.  Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition By James Brewer Any exhibition that sets out “to celebrate everything that is wonderful and inspiring about the sea and the marine environment” enjoys a broad canvas. Participants in the Royal Society of Marine Artists annual...
October 15th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Feliks Topolski’s dramatic depiction of Arctic convoy that relieved Arkhangelsk

Feliks Topolski’s dramatic depiction of Arctic convoy that relieved Arkhangelsk
Archangel. By Feliks Topolski. Feliks Topolski’s dramatic depiction of Arctic convoy that relieved Arkhangelsk By James Brewer A magnificent depiction by the renowned artist Feliks Topolski of the first World War II Arctic aid convoy arriving at Archangelsk has drawn admiration on going on display...
September 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Summer and Uitmarkt at the Maritime Museum!

Summer and Uitmarkt at the Maritime Museum!
Have you been with your family for Whale Weeks? T / 3 September can still enjoy young and old of all the fun activities! The exhibition “Ode to Amsterdam ”s additional open until 21:00 pm on Wednesday, August 9th. Also, the Maritime Museum in the coming Uitmarkt...
August 8th, 2017 | Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Chrysa Dellaporta’s passion for art and for the marine craft she depicts

Chrysa Dellaporta’s passion for art and for the marine craft she depicts
Chryssa Delaporta and her ships Greek artist Chrysa Dellaporta has spent “endless hours” in shipyards, fascinated by the structure of ocean-going ships, of yachts and of sailing boats. She displays in her work what she has learned about restoration and maintenance of vessels, depicting “proud...
May 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Come heroes discover in the spring! (Kom zeehelden ontdekken in de voorjaarsvakantie!)

Come heroes discover in the spring! (Kom zeehelden ontdekken in de voorjaarsvakantie!)
Heroes in the lead during spring break! This year is the Dutch ships attacked England exactly 350 years ago. Just as the British were really scared! Why admiral Michiel de Ruyter attacked? What is the Journey to ‘Chatham’ and are you yourself a hero? Find out in this spring...
February 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Archaeology, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Top Mark for Alexandra Dock Development

Top Mark for Alexandra Dock Development
l-r Artist Debi Keable; City of Culture of CEO Martin Green; ABP Head of Projects Humber, Simon Brett; Former Lord Mayor of Hull, Anita Harrison; Tim Rix, MD, JR Rix & Sons Ltd. And Simon Bird, ABP Director Humber at the unveiling event in May 2016 (image courtesy of ABP – The re-routed footpath...
November 4th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Powerful shots characterise Theologitis’ Hellenic Boats…

Powerful shots characterise Theologitis’ Hellenic Boats…
Life at sea with bright but tranquil colors express Andreas Theologitis’ photography As we announced on the 2nd of September today was the private view of yet another maritime event at the Friends Room in London’s Hellenic Centre. Anny Zade writes: Maritime Art is what we support ever since ALLABOUTSHIPPING...
September 8th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Photography | Read More

Naval history and age of steam yachts…

Naval history and age of steam yachts…
The Battle of Jutland. By Norman Howard. Courtesy of Darnley Fine Art. Naval history and age of steam yachts feature at Spring 2016 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair By James Brewer A classic painting of the ferocious World War I Battle of Jutland is among marine-themed artworks for sale at the...
April 17th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

HESGB coming of age…

HESGB coming of age…
A view of the Wellington Ballroom during dinner – more tahn a ful house Now what can you say about this event, the 21st Anniversary of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB*)?  Anny Zade reports on this annual well established international event; pictures by John Faraclas: As...
February 8th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Prowess of The Small Paintings Group on display…

Prowess of The Small Paintings Group on display…
Linda Sutton with her paintings Il Matto and The Fairy Queen Prowess of The Small Paintings Group on display at Piers Feetham Gallery, Chelsea By James Brewer From the high notes of the opera house to the polar High North, the subject matter singled out by individual artists for the January-February...
February 1st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Please spread the word! The “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions are now open

Please spread the word! The “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions are now open
After a successful launch in 2014, WISTA UK in conjunction with Seavision (and Image Line Communications), and supported by the UK Chamber of Shipping, is running the “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions again this year. The “Came by Ship” overall awareness campaign was launched...
January 21st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Photography, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Impressive sea-going tug model takes up its berth…

Impressive sea-going tug model takes up its berth…
Model tug Vigilant was trialled on Manchester Ship Canal. Impressive sea-going tug model takes up its berth at London’s 2016 Winter Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair By James Brewer A sea-going tug – in the form of a working scale model – has arrived on the terrace of the grand marquee in...
January 18th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

The late Ukrainian painter Grigori Shponko becomes a hero…

The late Ukrainian painter Grigori Shponko becomes a hero…
Black Sea Resort. 1970s. Oil on canvas. By Grigori Shponko. The late Ukrainian painter Grigori Shponko becomes a hero of Winter 2016 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair in London By James Brewer Output of a one-time Soviet painter whose peak reputation became established fairly late in life is among...
January 18th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

Waves of design old and new at Winter 2016…

Waves of design old and new at Winter 2016…
Moon Rising over the Nile. Oil on canvas. By William James Laidlay. The MaasGallery. Waves of design old and new at Winter 2016 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair By James Brewer Striking marine-themed pieces will be among fine art, vintage and modern furniture and gems of interior décor offered...
January 7th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fashion, Maritime Art | Read More

The story of the elusive bird

The story of the elusive bird
Sheila Malhotra with her diptych Milky Way seen through a Porthole The story of the elusive bird,  By Sheila Malhotra* Amidst the Himalayan Mountains, dotted with little hamlets connected to one another by narrow goat trails, lay the once sleepy village of Thanedar-Kotgarh, home of my legendary grandfather,...
January 4th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More

A Gift from Paradise…

A Gift from Paradise…
Fran Giffard and brilliant-hued bird drawings. A Gift from Paradise: drawings by London artist Fran Giffard of brilliantly-plumed birds from Bermuda, Gibraltar and Réunion By James Brewer London artist Fran Giffard spends as much time as she can on oceanic islands, witnessing the bird life – and with...
November 13th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016…

Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016…
Curve. Photo Maayan Strauss, 2011. Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016 with ZIM’s Container Artist Residency project By James Brewer Commercial cargo shipping and fine art are getting together in a unique project called Container Artist Residency 01. The initiative comes from one of the top...
November 10th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More