Archive for the ‘Paintings and Sculpture’ Category

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries
A prize-winner: Esther. Charcoal drawing by Robbie Wraith. Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries By James Brewer Portrait painters are storytellers. Whatever their chosen medium, whether pastel or pencil or thickly layered oil paint, their narratives are usually as rich...
May 20th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Artist of the month on ArtCan: Kira Phoenix K’inan

Artist of the month on ArtCan: Kira Phoenix K’inan
Kira Phoenix K’inan creating Artist of the month on ArtCan: Kira Phoenix K’inan All About Shipping is happy to share that Kira Phoenix K’inan is this months ArtCan Artist of the Month. What is your art practice and what themes are you exploring and why? I am a mixed media artist working...
May 10th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Kira Phoenix K’inan shortlisted for Ashurst

Kira Phoenix K’inan shortlisted for Ashurst
Kira Phoenix K’inan, Shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize, at her solo show, INTERTWIST, at The Hellenic Centre Kira Phoenix K’inan shortlisted for Ashurst From all of us at All About Shipping we are delighted to announce that Kira Phoenix K’inan’s glass sculpture,...
May 8th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Awards, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre
Kira Phoenix K’inan with  Christina Vagiotis from the Hellenic Centre  / INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre by our man in Habana… This evening I had the pleasure to see the solo exhibition, INTERTWIST, by glass artist Kira Phoenix K’inan. I had previously...
May 2nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street
Kira Phoenix K’inan Travel Drawing, 1 44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street What a wonderful evening at 44 Hallam Street. There was an array of artwork on display from the abstract paintings of Hamish MacAulay, to the colourful Summer of ’17 wall sculpture by Kas Williams to our very own Kira Phoenix...
April 30th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May
Kira Phoenix K’inan  / INTERTWIST / 30 APRIL – 16 MAY / London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together fine art and craft through her glass sculptures, works on paper and multi-exposure photography in her solo exhibition at The Hellenic Centre, INTERTWIST. INTERTWIST...
April 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…
John Faraclas Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major news on BREXIT… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down two points since yesterday at 672… Geopolitics still in turmoil with the BREXIT saga in a decisive point. John Faraclas’ early evening news: The...
April 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain

Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain
Monumental van Gogh show.  Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain By James Brewer Behind Vincent van Gogh’s expression in luxuriant brushstrokes of the unflinching energy he identified in nature is a large helping of the creativity he drew from his experience of British life...
March 31st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Royal Academy unveils outstanding show The Renaissance Nude

Royal Academy unveils outstanding show The Renaissance Nude
The Three Graces. By Raphael. Royal Academy unveils outstanding show The Renaissance Nude  by James Brewer  Consider this cool, clear image of feminine beauty –  lightly sketched and off-centre. Drawn in 1517 or 1518 in red chalk on paper, The Three Graces is a life study delineated by Raphael...
March 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Irene Panagopoulos: how merchant shipping connects with the art world

Irene Panagopoulos: how merchant shipping connects with the art world
Irene  Panagopoulos Irene Panagopoulos: how merchant shipping connects with the art world By James Brewer “Shipping takes me everywhere in the world. Art helps me understand the world,” says Irene Panagopoulos, alluding to the indissoluble link between these great achievements of humanity. Ms Panagopoulos...
February 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Interviews, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Is This Tomorrow?

Is This Tomorrow?
Phoenix Will Rise by Rana Begum and Marina Tabassum Architects. Is This Tomorrow? Visions of the future by architects and artists at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer A decade after the end of World War II, London was making its lopsided recovery. The City and its institutions – the stock exchange,...
February 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

CGS at London Glassblowing Gallery INSPIRED

CGS at London Glassblowing Gallery  INSPIRED
Lisa Pettibone CGS at London Glassblowing Gallery INSPIRED 31st May – 15th June 2019 London Glass Blowing Gallery are hosting an exhibition by CGS members with a challenging theme. London Glass Blowing asked CGS to invite its members to apply to this imaginative show INSPIRED. Members were asked for...
February 21st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Fisherman’s Cottage by Harald Sohlberg. Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway By James Brewer  Tall and slender but sturdy trees are the sole witnesses to many of the dramatic scenes painted by Norway’s Harald Sohlberg. He had no need to insert the...
February 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…
…  Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris, we thank you for everything you have contributed for the protection of the environment in our country. With great sorrow we were informed of the passing away of Niki Goulandris. Τhe Museum of Natural History will remind us all, in the years to come, of her...
February 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, News, Obituaries, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Curator Line Clausen Pedersen embarks on new dream projects after 10 years at top Danish museum

Curator Line Clausen Pedersen embarks on new dream projects after 10 years at top Danish museum
Line Clausen Pedersen with Degas bronzes, photo by Ana Cecilia Gonzalez, Glyptotek. Curator Line Clausen Pedersen embarks on new dream projects after 10 years at top Danish museum By James Brewer One of Europe’s most imaginative fine art curators, Line Clausen Pedersen, has begun 2019 with a career...
February 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

Vietnamese Art: between Asia and the Western World

Vietnamese Art: between Asia and the Western World
Dr. Kanellos Charalambous with Dr. Maray Georgousis Vietnamese Art: between Asia and the Western World by Maray Georgousis, Dr. Art Historian* Modern Vietnamese art inherits rich elements from a culturally diversified past. Starting with the world-known bronze drums and impressive artilleries of the...
February 8th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Featured, Insight, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@610: enter the abyss?

The BDI@610: enter the abyss?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 19 points mainly due to another asymmetrical fall of the Capes. Geopolitics maintain its momentum and we warn for dangers ahead; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was a bit upsetting at 846 – minus 83 points as the 900 points-threshold has...
February 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Naval ambition and rustic harmony: the art of members of Kiev Union of Artists

Naval ambition and rustic harmony: the art of members of Kiev Union of Artists
Naval cadet. Oil painting by Grigori Minski. Naval ambition and rustic harmony: the art of members of Kiev Union of Artists By James Brewer Posing a little nervously, the cadet stands solitary and proud on the deck of his ship, which presumably lies close to the Ukrainian shore of the Black Sea. He is...
January 28th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Jittery Markets with the BDI@905…

Jittery Markets with the BDI@905…
John Faraclas – picture credits Kenny Hickey The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell substantially from what one proportionally can calculate – do please the analysis and see the fall percentage-wise as well as historically-wise… Triple-digit losses the name of the game… The Geopolitical issues...
January 25th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Edward Burne-Jones: a wealth of myth and romance on show at Tate Britain

Edward Burne-Jones: a wealth of myth and romance on show at Tate Britain
Edward Burne-Jones: a wealth of myth and romance on show at Tate Britain By James Brewer  Entrancing exhibition at Tate Britain. Sir Edward Burne-Jones loved to immerse himself in depicting dreamscapes, Greek myths and Biblical scenes, and he could evoke Mother Earth and the underworld within the wood...
December 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans
Kira Phoenix K’inan Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans Kira Phoenix K’inan talks to James Brewer about her innovative glass creations. London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together art and craft through her glass sculptures, many of...
November 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Exhibitions, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, News, Oceanology, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists
Sarah Hornshaw Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists By James Brewer This was an exhibition entitled Reflections – and it reflected the enormous variety and painstaking quality of work coming from emerging UK artists. The Hornshaw Gallery, which mainly markets its wares online,...
November 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

BDI’s contained fall at 1,470; Wets ’R fine and Geopolitics with corruption et al rule the day…

BDI’s contained fall at 1,470; Wets ’R fine and Geopolitics with corruption et al rule the day…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 20 points at 1,470  earlier on today – a contained fall so to speak… Geopolitics though and the  issue of corruption remains the name of the game… For the sake of Art though the day ended more than harmoniously at the After Nyne Gallery in...
November 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, Markets, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna
Klimt, Study for The Three Gorgons. Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna By James Brewer Even in sketched outline they are seductive: three turn-of-the-century drawings of the Gorgons, who in versions of the Greek myth are the beautiful but dangerous daughters...
November 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More