Archive for the ‘Maritime Art’ Category

Unseen heroes: seafarers win the praise of students who made a film…

Unseen heroes: seafarers win the praise of students who made a film…
Students interview officials at Southampton for their video production. Photo by Andy Jones. Unseen heroes: seafarers win the praise of students who made a film called So What’s the Sea Ever Done for Us? By James Brewer Pupils of the Mountbatten School, Hampshire, live near the coast and near some...
August 21st, 2014 | Academia, Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Events, Film Industry, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

World Premier of documentary: “GREEKS OF THE SEA”

On Tuesday, 1st July 2014, a special screening/preview of the 3-hour TV documentary “Greeks of the Sea” took place at the Hellenic Maritime Museum, Piraeus, Greece, a few days before the official premiere in Australia and other countries abroad.  The event was attended by H.E. the Ambassadress...
July 16th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Film Industry, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Maritime art from the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria…

Maritime art from the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria…
Fishing boats at Sozopol. Oil painting by Angelina Dobreva Nedin. Maritime art from the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria radiates its strength in Sozopol Foundation Museum,  By James Brewer An honourable tradition of recording pictorially the mellow daily life and the bursts of commercial activity in towns...
July 2nd, 2014 | Art and auctions, Country Profiles, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Art, Maritime Tourism, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Kypraios’ Fishes: Maritime Art and Ecology at its best!

Kypraios’ Fishes: Maritime Art and Ecology at its best!
The artist, Mrs. Jeannie Tien and George Kypraios What a night that was with Nikos Kypraios’ private view of his Fishes at a full house down town Singapore’s Arts House Gallery at One Old Parliament Lane! His “Ecstatic Breath of Freedom” exhibition of paintings with Fishes, depicting to all intents...
April 25th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Venice October 2014: palazzi, beauty and secrets

Venice October 2014: palazzi, beauty and secrets
A tour of secret Venice and private masterpieces is presented this October by Venetian Aristocrat Marie Ghisi. Venetian art of living still exists. And it is a rare privilege to be welcomed in mysterious private palaces where the Venetian aristocrats still are the witnesses of centuries of elegance and...
April 24th, 2014 | Maritime Art | Read More

All At Sea: marine and coastal vistas shimmer in group exhibition at Store Street Gallery

All At Sea: marine and coastal vistas shimmer in group exhibition at Store Street Gallery
All At Sea: marine and coastal vistas shimmer in group exhibition at Store Street Gallery, Bloomsbury,  By James Brewer Londoners often suppose that they live far from the open sea, notwithstanding the city’s historic proximity to bustling trade lanes, and its prominence in supplying maritime services...
April 20th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Ecstatic Breath of Freedom

Ecstatic Breath of Freedom
You all know of our support and the sensitivity we have at www.allaboutshipping.co.uk  for Arts, Arts of any kind, as well as how important any form of Art is for the Shipping Industry in its entirety; just for the record, the minimum you need for a cruise vessel is the commissioning of over 1, 000...
April 16th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Artistic talent in bloom at Friends of Holland Park 2014 annual art exhibition

Artistic talent in bloom at Friends of Holland Park 2014 annual art exhibition
Lonely Walk. Oil on canvas. By Małgorzata Łapsa-Malawska. Artistic talent in bloom at Friends of Holland Park 2014 annual art exhibition,  By James Brewer Tulips and a multitude of other spring flowers are blooming in the formal gardens of one of inner London’s largest green spaces, Holland Park,...
April 5th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Charity, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

How to be a (Lego) weekend shipbuilder

How to be a (Lego) weekend shipbuilder
So many bricks the daunting start How to be a (Lego) weekend shipbuilder by Jean Winfield, Jeanius Consulting. For those of us who love shipping, any excuse to find a shipping related hobby is a dream come true so imagine my delight to find that Maersk had teamed up with Lego to create a Lego model of...
March 24th, 2014 | Games and Puzzles, Maritime Art | Read More

The Het Scheepvaart Museum: Maritime reality at its best!

The Het Scheepvaart  Museum: Maritime reality at its best!
A view of the museum with the VOC ship “Amsterdam” at the forefront. We devote a lot in this site on tradition and art, history and seamanship as well as on politics. Museums too are also one of our favourite subjects and themes for our viewers to learn on the world of shipping and beyond!...
December 8th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Charity, Country Profiles, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Centers | Read More

Lines driven by movement and energy: the captivating contemporary paintings of London artist Maya Brodzinska

Lines driven by movement and energy: the captivating contemporary paintings of London artist Maya Brodzinska
Atlantic, Oil on canvas, By Maya Brodzinska Lines driven by movement and energy: the captivating contemporary paintings of London artist Maya Brodzinska,  By James Brewer Some of the most exciting contemporary artists are all the more intriguing because they are so hard to classify. Among them is Maya...
November 30th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hot Pots ceramics group fires excited London interest in their skills

Hot Pots ceramics group fires excited London interest in their skills
Ann Saunders is inspired by the seashore. Hot Pots ceramics group fires excited London interest in their skills,  By James Brewer Thirteen ceramicists from a group named Hot Pots pitched in with brio to their latest London show which burnished their reputation for innovation and thoughtful design. Entitled Pitcher...
November 16th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Charity, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts | Read More

Canada’s most remarkable woman will be celebrated in Dulwich Picture Gallery’s 2014 programme…

Canada’s most remarkable woman will be celebrated in Dulwich Picture Gallery’s 2014 programme…
Untitled (Seascape), 1935, By Emily Carr, Oil on paper mounted on board. The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Canada’s most remarkable woman will be celebrated in Dulwich Picture Gallery’s 2014 programme – as will David Hockney, and a circle of 1920s British artists,  By James Brewer For much...
November 15th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Art Dubai 2014 will showcase 80 galleries and 500 artists from global spectrum of modern and contemporary art

Art Dubai 2014 will showcase 80 galleries and 500 artists from global spectrum of modern and contemporary art
Square Composition 2. Oil on hardboard. By Anwar Shemza. Courtesy of Jhaveri Contemporary and the artist Art Dubai 2014 will showcase 80 galleries and 500 artists from global spectrum of modern and contemporary art,  By James Brewer More than 80 galleries from 35 countries are to take part in Art Dubai...
November 11th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

Ninety contemporary ceramicists shine in a glowing show thrown by London Potters

Ninety contemporary ceramicists shine in a glowing show thrown by London Potters
Shoal of five fish on driftwood. By Richard Ballantyne Ninety contemporary ceramicists shine in a glowing show thrown by London Potters,  By James Brewer Shoes, handbags, fruit, fish and a birdbath – these are the models for many subjects embellished with relish by 90 exhibitors at the annual exhibition...
November 9th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hellenic Maritime Museum hosts the “HELMEPA Junior” Art Exhibition

Hellenic Maritime Museum hosts the “HELMEPA Junior” Art Exhibition
An art exhibition, immersed in the vibrant artistic touches and the imagination of the children-members of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program, is to be kindly hosted by the Hellenic Maritime Museum between 23rd October and 22nd November 2013. The title of this special exhibition is “Sailing in Clean...
October 14th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

…to Father Elbe

…to Father Elbe
A view of some of the old Captains mansions in Elbterrassen – photo by Anny Zade Down Hamburg memory sea-lane…. After  57 years of …absence, and despite visiting Germany very often,  managed to visit Hamburg, the German port of ports on the occasion of Intermodal Europe 2013, which brought...
October 9th, 2013 | Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Pensions, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

This Summertime the entire allaboutshipping.co.uk team is…

This Summertime the entire allaboutshipping.co.uk  team is…
The “Kouzounos” secluded beach with Spetsopoula at the far end and a yacht at its private pier… …on the move enjoying the summer breaks that Greece and its islands offer. For all of us, it’s a little work, a little play per our primary school book… Sometimes, coincidentally, visits...
August 10th, 2013 | Education and Training, Holidays, Jet set, Maritime Art, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Cartographic craftsmanship from the Age of Discovery

Cartographic craftsmanship from the Age of Discovery
Cartographic craftsmanship from the Age of Discovery: modern map and maritime experts celebrate at Greenwich the superb contribution of Ottoman Admiral Piri Reis By James Brewer In an age when nations trusted to sea power to expand their conquests as never before, the brilliant Ottoman map-maker, sailor...
June 23rd, 2013 | Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Sailing Art in Spetses!

Sailing Art in Spetses!
Acrylic on canvas 40 x 60 by Eva Bratopoulou From 13th to 16th June, the island of Spetses celebrates the third “Spetses Classic Yacht Race”. The international event is organised jointly by the Yacht Club of Greece and the Poseidonion Grand Hotel (also the  Hospitality Organiser of the race)....
June 13th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Charity, Clubs, Jet set, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Baltic Exchange supports seafarers with music

Baltic Exchange supports seafarers with music
As part of the shipping industry’s efforts to support seafarers worldwide, the Baltic Exchange released on the 3rd of June a collection of choral music called Music for Seafarers. The London headquartered Exchange’s members include much of the world’s commercial shipping interests. Funds raised...
June 11th, 2013 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

With the spotlight on volunteers, HELMEPA begins its environmental campaign on the island of Rhodes

With the spotlight on volunteers, HELMEPA begins its environmental campaign on the island of Rhodes
In the presence of local government and Coast Guard representatives, volunteer groups, teachers, students and environmentally conscious members of the local community, HELMEPA began its “Marine Environment and Sciences Awareness Campaign” on the island of Rhodes, under the auspices of the Municipality....
May 24th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Charity, Clubs, Maritime Art, News, Pollution | Read More

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

On the waterfront with one of America’s greatest artists: new Royal Academy exhibition celebrates George Bellows

On the waterfront with one of America’s greatest artists: new Royal Academy exhibition celebrates George Bellows
On the waterfront with one of America’s greatest artists: new Royal Academy, By James Brewer On a grey day just over a century ago, the American realist painter George Bellows went down to the Brooklyn waterfront and stood watching a mighty ocean ship discharge.  He was struck especially by the...
March 13th, 2013 | Exhibitions, Maritime Art | 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