Archive for the ‘Maritime Art’ Category

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

Scores of artists let their inspiration run free…

Scores of artists let their inspiration run free…
Alex McIntyre with her painting Morning Run I. Scores of artists let their inspiration run free in exhibits at The Other Art Fair London 2015 By James Brewer Originality – sometimes variations on the great themes of art, sometimes challenges up to the point of eccentricity, but always exciting –...
October 18th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Amazing World of MC Escher…

The Amazing World of MC Escher…
A gallery view of MC Escher’s woodcuts Freighter, and Porthole. The Amazing World of MC Escher: a master of graphic illusion mesmerises in new show at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer In spring 1936, the Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher – whose woodcuts and lithographs are...
October 14th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Art | Read More

Another Greece exists…

Another Greece exists…
Grace Pappas Despite what they say, you read and think these days and in particular over the last six years, all being manipulations of the wrong governed media, Greece is in reality the place of tranquillity, environmental peace, and optimistic young people who don’t, and won’t give up whatever...
August 22nd, 2015 | Academia, Art and auctions, Environment, Film Industry, HR, Maritime Art, Maritime Tourism, People and Places | Read More

Greeks

Greeks
Indeed, “Greeks”, the book! Greeks, “the Lighthouse of Civilization throughout the ages”; what a shipping title this subtitle stands for, and why not for a sea-wise nation! The Lighthouse, the beacon leading you to the sail of infinity! In these turbulent times we live in, with the world economy...
August 19th, 2015 | Academia, Archaeology, Books, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Coins from ancient Thouria and the Syria Godess

Coins from ancient Thouria and the Syria Godess
A full house honouring the event! In early June at a full house at the Lilian Voudouri Room at Athens’ magnificent Concert Hall the Athenian Society and beyond attended one of the special events, of great importance and significance, organised jointly under the auspices of the Society for the Study...
June 12th, 2015 | Academia, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Monika Veriopoulos and Alexandra Buhler show charcoal drawings, oils and oil pastels at Piers Feetham Gallery

Monika Veriopoulos and Alexandra Buhler show charcoal drawings, oils and oil pastels at Piers Feetham Gallery
Alexandra Buhler (left) and Monika Veriopoulos. Mother and daughter, Monika Veriopoulos and Alexandra Buhler, show charcoal drawings, oils and oil pastels at Piers Feetham Gallery in Chelsea,  By James Brewer  They are affectionate mother and daughter, both practising artists, but their work occupies...
May 20th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Russia’s veteran artists are (re)discovered…

Russia’s veteran artists are (re)discovered…
A Girl from Tuva on the Volga. 1969. Oil on board. By Valentina Savelieva. Russia’s veteran artists are (re)discovered on the London and international scene,  By James Brewer Gradually, a series of remarkable Russian artists are becoming known far beyond the country’s borders. Reaching artistic...
May 11th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Cart before the Horse at The Other Art Fair 2015

Cart before the Horse at The Other Art Fair 2015
God Save Me. Mixed media. By Orson Kartt. Cart before the Horse at The Other Art Fair 2015,  By James Brewer It was as though royalty was taking a bow at the latest edition of the up-and-coming show The Other Art Fair, staged for the first time in the prime London location of Victoria House, Bloomsbury. Her...
April 27th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Black Tears Project comes to London…

Black Tears Project comes to London…
Alejandra Corral (Kuska) with Black Tears Project tapestry. Black Tears Project comes to London, weaving message of defiance against global exploitation of women,  By James Brewer Here is a record-breaking work of art, the product of the combined contributions of 2, 245 women from 46 countries in all...
April 25th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Featured, Health and Safety, Insight, Maritime Art, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Red Star Line, a ‘forgotten’ shipping giant of the Atlantic…

Red Star Line, a ‘forgotten’ shipping giant of the Atlantic…
SS Belgenland in drydock. (c) Red Star Line Museum. Red Star Line, a ‘forgotten’ shipping giant of the Atlantic, is celebrated at the Antwerp museum that bears its name By James Brewer A new museum in Antwerp is bringing to the 21st century public the ‘forgotten history’ of the great Red Star...
January 16th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Photography | Read More

London’s Hellenic Centre celebrates its 20th Anniversary in style

London’s Hellenic Centre celebrates its 20th Anniversary in style
Over the weekend, The Hellenic Centre celebrated its 20th Anniversary in class and style with an excellent programme of events promoting its cultural and educational presence in the British capital. The events reflected on the spirit and mission of this unique centre of Hellenism. From its foundation...
November 16th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Jewelry, Maritime Art, Music, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Religion | Read More