Archive for the ‘Paintings and Sculpture’ Category

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

The Women of the 20th Century…

The Women of the 20th Century…
Valentin Kardamski. The Women of the 20th Century: Valentin Kardamski’s dramatic portraits on show in London  By James Brewer Dashing portraits in acrylics of two dozen of the most recognisable female faces of the 20th century are on display in a new show in London. They introduce dramatically to...
October 23rd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift
Carolyn Gowdy. Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift By James Brewer  Illustrator and painter Carolyn Gowdy invites us to board with her what she calls the Dreamboat, so that we can explore together the reaches of human existence. Sound and seaworthy, the Dreamboat’s...
October 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life

Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life
Konstantin Molteninov. Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life By James Brewer Like the restless waves of the Baltic, Russian painters are constantly experimenting with ways of using the resources of their palette to illustrate the foaming sea. Their...
October 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair

3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair
3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair   22-25/11/ 2018 We are ready to announce the 3rd edition  of Art Thessaloniki Fair at TIF-HELEXPO (pavilions 10, 9 & 8)  about 6000sq.m, starting on Thursday 22 – 25 November 2018. Art Thessaloniki invests in the strategically important...
October 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master
Apollo and Marsyas. Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master By James Brewer Prepare for portrayals of pain: Dulwich Picture Gallery’s latest exhibition turns to a man who illustrated  the everyday story of torture, retribution and martyrdom in 17th century Naples. A procession...
September 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture
Papua New Guinea launch-day greeting. Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture By James Brewer In 1768, Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook left Plymouth on HMS Endeavour on the first of three voyages to search for the fabled Terra Australis Incognita and to map the southern...
September 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

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