Archive for the ‘Paintings and Sculpture’ Category

Nautical air for Autumn 2017 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair

Nautical air for Autumn 2017 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair
SS Otranto and Prinses Juliana Nautical air for Autumn 2017 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair By James Brewer London’s largest event for antiques and period design, the Autumn 2017 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, is about to sail in with a nautical tack. For its foyer presentation,...
August 30th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard

Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard
Robert Priseman, Louise Giovanelli and Narbi Price. Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard By James Brewer  A television series hugely popular half a century ago was remarkably the focus of the winning entry in the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017. Narbi Price, an artist...
August 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Matisse in the Studio. Royal Academy, London

Matisse in the Studio. Royal Academy, London
The Italian Woman. by Henri Matisse – detail Matisse in the Studio. Royal Academy, London By James Brewer Taking ship for North Africa in 1906 marked a turning point in the development of Henri Matisse, one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, who at the time had already chalked up success...
August 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings

Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings
Still from ‘Uncertain Game.’ Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings By James Brewer A Chinese artist working in London, Yao Cong produces innovative video work challenging viewers to rethink gender, fantasies, and the power of demonisation and cliché. He has again shown his flair...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

Anything Goes?

Anything Goes?
Anna McNay and a Susie Hamilton canvas. Anything Goes? Contemporary British Painting at Art Bermondsey Project Space By James Brewer For more than a century, pundits have avowed that contemporary painting has reached the limits of its possibilities, but, to paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of its death...
July 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Anne Wright’s paintings of Calabria, plus works by Liza Brett, Tanya Brett and Henry Brett

Anne Wright’s paintings of Calabria, plus works by Liza Brett, Tanya Brett and Henry Brett
Anne Wright. Anne Wright’s paintings of Calabria, plus works by Liza Brett, Tanya Brett and Henry Brett By James Brewer London artist Anne Wright, who has captivated her followers by painting evocative scenes from Greek islands and other fondly-appreciated localities, has turned her attention to the...
July 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Thirteen ports in the running for the ESPO Award 2017

Thirteen ports in the running for the ESPO Award 2017
ESPO Award painting – Exclusively for ESPO, Sasja Hagens develops a new series about the tantalizing interaction between wild nature and harbour. 04 July 2017 – The ESPO secretariat received 13 submissions for the 9th edition of the ESPO Award. Focusing on “Art and Cultural involvement...
July 4th, 2017 | Awards, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery

John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Italian sailing Vessels at Anchor. John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A marvellous watercolourist in between commissions for genteel society portraits, John Singer Sargent was when young a marine painter as much as anything. Throughout his life marine elements...
June 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Memories from the Market…

Memories from the Market…
Covent Garden wholesaler Trevor Clackett. Memories of the Market: old and New Covent Garden By James Brewer Let me take you down, ’cause I’m going to Strawberry Fields, sang the Beatles.  Unlike the dreamy haze in the Lennon-McCartney song from the psychedelic rock era, everything was real...
June 10th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.
An aerial view of the Pontian Monument at Alexandra square Piraeus, Greece, May 21, 2017. A new Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus was today officially unveiled in Piraeus, and the newly reconstructed Alexandra Square was opened, in the presence of hundreds of people The Monument is...
May 21st, 2017 | Events, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Only Connect: Between Time and Place.

Only Connect: Between Time and Place.
Endless River. Oil and gouache on paper. Only Connect: Between Time and Place. Perceptive paintings by Caroline McAdam Clark By James Brewer Ethereal visions of coast, rivers, land, sky and elegant birds of the air are captured by Caroline McAdam Clark in her new solo London exhibition. She sees the...
May 10th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

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

Hope on canvas

Hope on canvas
Hope, oil and acrylic, by Christine Jamil. London artist Christine Jamil captures Hope on canvas By James Brewer Her eyes are anxious, a little wary of her surroundings, but there is quiet determination in the face of the young girl in the painting by Christine Saleh Jamil. Above all, her bearing signifies...
April 15th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Light Catching Fire…

Light Catching Fire…
Sarah Butterfield. Light Catching Fire: Sarah Butterfield paintings at D Contemporary Gallery, Mayfair By James Brewer One feature dominates the paintings of Sarah Butterfield – the bright, buoyant colours with which she gloriously illuminates such themes as sunrise and sunset over the ocean. Almost...
March 31st, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…
John Faraclas The BDI’s fall continues, thanks to the Capers. The Global situation turns sour. John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points and now stands at 1,324. No steam left as sustainability evaporates yet again… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 65 points and now stands...
March 30th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Abstractions: debut show in London of Sicilian painter Silvana Salinaro

Abstractions: debut show in London of Sicilian painter Silvana Salinaro
Silvana Salinaro (right) with Carola Syz. Abstractions: debut show in London of Sicilian painter Silvana Salinaro By James Brewer As a committed artist, Silvana Salinaro feels the psychological pull of the sea that surrounds her Sicilian homeland despite her family lacking the maritime connections of...
March 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hands-on at Canary Wharf for Made London craft fair

Hands-on at Canary Wharf for Made London craft fair
Belgin Bozsahin. Hands-on at Canary Wharf for Made London craft fair By James Brewer Artistically creative hands have been gracing one of the world’s leading financial centres, Canary Wharf, thanks to a temporary, contemporary design fair installed at its core. Moreover, the very symbol of “hands”...
March 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city?

Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city?
ESPO Award painting 2016 by Sasja Hagens Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city? Submit your project for the ESPO Award 2017! 17 March 2017 – The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its ninth edition. The theme of this year is “Art...
March 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Still life and Pembrokeshire landscapes…

Still life and Pembrokeshire landscapes…
Georgina Allen. Still life and Pembrokeshire landscapes: Georgina Allen’s new paintings By James Brewer A new stage in the oeuvre of London painter Georgina Allen took shape – almost by chance – on one of her frequent trips to the Pembrokeshire coast. As she sheltered in her car which she had stopped...
March 11th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Collections of the late Robert de Balkany…

Collections of the late Robert de Balkany…
Grandeur of Château Balsan. Collections of the late Robert de Balkany to be auctioned by Christie’s By James Brewer He entertained friends and associates from the business world including Greek shipowners and reigning and exiled kings of Europe at his palatial homes and on his luxurious yacht. Wealthy...
March 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Irrational Optimism…

Irrational Optimism…
Daniel Brant pictured in February 2016. Irrational Optimism: exhibition tribute to Daniel Brant of A & D Gallery By James Brewer Unconventional, eccentric, much-loved – these are some of the ways people remember Daniel Brant, gallery owner and celebrated expert on Pop Art and on other contemporary...
March 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts

Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts
Stephen Brooks of Christie’s with Matisse masterpiece. Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts By James Brewer Christie’s has unveiled stunning artworks for sale as it launches its 20th Century season. Two leading women art collectors are among sellers, and the masterpieces...
February 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

America after the Fall…

America after the Fall…
The Fleet’s In! 1934. By Paul Cadmus. America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s By James Brewer It is tempting to guess that the motive for the Royal Academy’s new exhibition, America after the Fall, with its Depression-era depictions, is the domestic political and industrial landscape highlighted...
February 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery

Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery
The Whitworth Tapestry, and aluminium sculpture. Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Millions of people are having a free preview of the latest Whitechapel Gallery exhibition, as they or their tube train scurry past the glass mosaic wall designs of...
February 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art
Arifa Akbar: moving tribute to her sister Fauzia. Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art  By James Brewer An artist who during her short career demonstrated outstanding ability in portraying in embroidery and other graphic techniques the paradoxes of civil and religious society has been celebrated in a memorial...
February 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More