Archive for the ‘Paintings and Sculpture’ Category

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol
Janaina Baxevani, multi-disciplinary designer An unusual exhibition about Andy Warhol has popped up in a gallery in New Bond Street and it’s themed pink! “Walking through a museum or an art gallery will teach us more than just art history or the work of contemporary artists. Let’s think...
May 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Butterfly Effect…

Butterfly Effect…
Sarah E Choi with ‘An Olive Tree.’ Butterfly Effect: Voices of Korean Contemporary Artists at the Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf By James Brewer Very old and very cold – that was the immediate verdict of one early visitor on the Thameside venue the Bargehouse as she stepped inside for its latest...
May 4th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Capers “distorting” the Markets…

Capers “distorting” the Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,346 points – up 19 since yesterday, thanks to the Capers’ “monologue”… Geopolitics become crucial once again- don’t be naive as the quiet/downgraded so to speak news are just dust; the harsh reality is that we are at...
May 2nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018
Louis Loizou, Anastasia Orfanidou and ‘Young Man from Piraeus’ Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018 By James Brewer Spanning a century and a half of achievement, masterpieces of Greek modern art are going under the hammer at London auction house Bonhams. The disposals...
May 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery
Marcia Mar in guru mask Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery By James Brewer As a “collaborative gallery,” Espacio in Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, brings scores of artists together.  Enlivening its latest exhibition, entitled Context Free, was the ultimate collaborative...
April 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Clubs, Communication, Events, Insight, Music, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Angelos: Let There Be Light – artist’s cosmic retrospective at the Hellenic Centre

Angelos: Let There Be Light – artist’s cosmic retrospective at the Hellenic Centre
Maridia Kafetzopoulou, Angelos, and Constantine Lemos, Angelos: Let There Be Light – artist’s cosmic retrospective at the Hellenic Centre James Brewer and John Faraclas were at an opening night with a galactic ambience. Their report: Some 400 people, including an array of dignitaries, flocked to...
April 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,361; what’s next..?

The BDI@1,361; what’s next..?
John Faraclas The BDI ended the day with minus 14 points; on a weekly basis it was an 80 points plus (from 1,281 on 20/4)… The Capers just returned where they were; that’s all about the Capers’ surge. Geopolitics are preparing us for stage three, that is to say survival as the storm approaches....
April 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Angelos: Let There Be Light

Angelos: Let There Be Light
Angelos: Let There Be Light An immersive retrospective exhibition of renowned Greek artist addresses the decay of society and spiritual wealth Opens Saturday 28 April 2018 at The Hellenic Centre in London. A disgusting scent is arising to the atmosphere. It is the smell of a dying civilization. I suspect...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts
Josée St-Amant. Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts By James Brewer When the Montreal contemporary artist Josée St-Amant engaged a young woman for a studio session as a nude model, her sitter brought along a saxophone she was planning to take later to a jazz rehearsal. St-Amant...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions!

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions!
New in store: ”Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions: Images, Ruins and Cultural Memory” In 2015–2017 Palmyra, a World Heritage Site situated in Syria, was conquered by ISIS who destroyed its monuments and museum, also killing several of its inhabitants. Their aim was to erase the memory...
April 9th, 2018 | Archaeology, Books, Education and Training, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom
The Mayor of Paleon Faliron, Radm (HN) Dionissis Hatzidakis, introducing the event; next to him is Commodore (HN) Leonidas Tsiantoulas, head of the Naval History Agency of the Hellenic Navy A very unique exhibition relating to the history of the Hellenic Navy  – between the years 1821 to 1945,...
March 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, Military, 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

Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva)

Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva)
Canary Wharf Mood (2) Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva) By James Brewer Battersea’s bulky power station, Canary Wharf business district from the riverside, Chelsea fire station, Tate Modern’s massive hall, sunset in Fulham. Sellvida in her studio These are iconic...
March 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background

Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background
Margarita Mavromichalis Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background By James Brewer In an engrossing new London exhibition, Muses and Makers, three superb female artists explore in photography and painting three widely differing facets...
March 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Communication, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI was down ten points earlier on today at 1,169 posing dangers, but it is still good for the very very very few! Geopolitics going off hand and more trouble-spots and regions appear with any kind of problem you can imagine;...
March 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Immigration, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment
Londres: la Tamise au pont de Westminster. By André Derain. A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment By James Brewer  A rare painting of a familiar view of the Thames is among the masterpieces to be sold at Christie’s in London from late February to March 7, 2018. In his youthful,...
February 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records
Nymphéas en fleur. By Claude Monet. Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records By James Brewer Art treasures from the vast private collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, a collection that was founded on the profits of high finance and Big Oil over a century and a half, have gone on display in...
February 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Red. 1914. By David Milne. David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer For his voyage into modernity, the painter David Milne was in good company, his work being shown at an early stage alongside that of Matisse, Braque, Monet and Van Gogh. Since then, he has been...
February 17th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled

Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled
John Barkes with a work by Valentin Smirnov. Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled By James Brewer When the British art dealer John Barkes discovered a magnificent painting that had been neglected in storage in a studio in St Petersburg for nearly half a century, he feared that it would be too fragile...
February 4th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | 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

Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy

Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy
Crowning glory for Royal Academy. Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy By James Brewer At this sumptuous banquet of superlative painting and sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts, there are two eminent “hosts” from four centuries ago. One is the titular King Charles...
January 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Students Invited to Enter “Better Shipping for a Better Future” Art Contest

Students Invited to Enter “Better Shipping for a Better Future” Art Contest
SOUTHPORT, CT—January 19, 2018  Students in grades K–12 are invited to participate in the annual calendar art contest sponsored by the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the United States Coast Guard (USCG), and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization...
January 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Beata Korabiowska takes the reins for Hilton exhibition

Beata Korabiowska takes the reins for Hilton exhibition
Beata Korabiowska. Beata Korabiowska takes the reins for Hilton exhibition By James Brewer Pegasus, winged and divine; and the unicorn with its purity of heart: these untamed, equine creatures of fantasy have long been colourfully depicted by image-makers. The London painter Beata Korabiowska is reinvigorating...
January 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Threesome and 3×3…

Threesome and 3×3…
Sadie Lee, Ursula Martinez, Roxana Halls and Sarah Jane Moon. Threesome and 3×3: exploring the gaze and gesture of gay women By James Brewer Any eroticism in these works is strictly intentional, says the publicity for the exhibition Threesome. Certainly, this fascinating spectacle is full of imagery...
January 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Family footprint: fine art through the generations

Family footprint: fine art through the generations
Talented trio: Suda, Tomiri and Sumi. Family footprint: fine art through the generations By James Brewer Sumi Perera, an award-winning artist, has had a joyful year with her installations gaining further acclaim in London and beyond; and above all in becoming, belying her youthful looks, a grandmother. Now...
December 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More