Archive for the ‘Paintings and Sculpture’ Category

Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London

Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London
Carolyn Gowdy. Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London By James Brewer Long-lasting friendships forged by art students in London more than three decades ago are celebrated in an exhibition of their current work in the West End. It is called, by way of a palindrome (something that reads...
September 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Staging Jackson Pollock

Staging Jackson Pollock
Trevor Dannatt Staging Jackson Pollock – Whitechapel Gallery relives great moment in modernist art By James Brewer Trevor Dannatt is a modernist architect celebrated for involvement in projects ranging from the Royal Festival Hall, to repurposing the Royal Naval College buildings at Greenwich, to being...
September 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

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

Winners of “Better Shipping for a Better Future” art contest announced

Winners of “Better Shipping for a Better Future” art contest announced
Artwork: Grand Prize Grade 6-12, Clean Ships, Clean Earth Karolina K. – Grade 12, Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Highlands, New Jersey, United States WESTON, CT—July 31, 2018  Two grand prize winners and 10 finalists have been selected from over 500 entries in the 2018 Better Shipping...
August 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Environment, Paintings and Sculpture | 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

Time stands still…

Time stands still…
Tony Fandino Time Stands Still: solo exhibition by Tony Fandino at London’s A&D Gallery  By James Brewer  Tony Fandino has long been a man of Kent, an admirer of its rural glories, but the native New Yorker is proud of the roots his family put down in the maritime industry and in naval service...
July 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Interviews, 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

Getting Away!

Getting Away!
Day Bowman Getting Away! mid-summer exhibition curated by Day Bowman and Rebecca Fairman By James Brewer There is no getting away from it: in the UK and many other countries this is the season for ‘getting away.’ Many holidaymakers would say, the closer they get to the seashore, the better. In a...
June 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

A story to remember

A story to remember
… As an artist best known for colorful paintings of foreign landscapes, part of my work schedule is travelling somewhere new every year to sketch and take photographs for source material. In the 1980s and 1990s my wife and I went to many different Greek islands. We decided to visit Astypalea in...
June 13th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery

Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery
Spellbound. Jade Sea. Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery By James Brewer After days of journeying through the “endless greyness” of arid Turkana county in the Kenyan interior, travellers come across the Jade Sea. The Jade Sea is a vision of startling colour,...
May 31st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone
Elly Hadjipateras. Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone  By James Brewer Versatile London artist Elly Hadjipateras exerts soft power over all who stand before her paintings. Whether expressed through loose or taut brushwork, her authority derives from her warm involvement...
May 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

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