Archive for the ‘Paintings and Sculpture’ Category

How the Aegean Sea and its dazzling colours inspired British artist Sue Tritton Brown

How the Aegean Sea and its dazzling colours inspired British artist Sue Tritton Brown
Sailing Terms. Digital fine art print. By Sue Tritton Brown. How the Aegean Sea and its dazzling colours inspired British artist Sue Tritton Brown London artist Sue Tritton Brown is captivated by the friendliness of the Greek people and intrigued by the beauty of the islands, especially Skiathos. Here...
July 5th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Leading international sculptor Li Chen ‘creates happiness’…

Leading international sculptor Li Chen ‘creates happiness’…
Sky. 2012. By Li Chen. Leading international sculptor Li Chen ‘creates happiness’ with his sublime black-lacquered bronze figures,  By James Brewer London has enjoyed a close-up chance to appreciate the work of sculptor Li Chen, work which seems at home wherever it is on display. So far that has...
June 20th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Triple challenge as outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei prepares to ship work…

Triple challenge as outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei prepares to ship work…
Straight, 2008-12. Steel reinforcing bars.by Ai Weiwei. Lisson Gallery,  London/image and copyright the artist. Triple challenge as outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei prepares to ship work to London for Royal Academy solo show in September 2015,  By James Brewer One of the greatest living artists,...
June 16th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015 features 1, 200 artworks amid an ‘explosion of colour’

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015 features 1, 200 artworks amid an ‘explosion of colour’
View of the Central Hall. Photo John Bodkin, Dawkins Colour. Copyright Royal Academy. Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015 features 1, 200 artworks amid an ‘explosion of colour’ By James Brewer The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition for 2015 bursts on the scene as a disjointed blend of the bold...
June 14th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Coins from ancient Thouria and the Syria Godess

Coins from ancient Thouria and the Syria Godess
A full house honouring the event! In early June at a full house at the Lilian Voudouri Room at Athens’ magnificent Concert Hall the Athenian Society and beyond attended one of the special events, of great importance and significance, organised jointly under the auspices of the Society for the Study...
June 12th, 2015 | Academia, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

London artist Durlabh Singh scrutinises the human condition…

London artist Durlabh Singh scrutinises the human condition…
Mother and Child. By Durlabh Singh London artist Durlabh Singh scrutinises the human condition, with his exhibition of oil paintings set for July 20 2015 at London’s Nehru Centre,  By James Brewer A magnificent creative force – Durlabh Singh is thus described by those who know him, and the next...
June 3rd, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

In Conversation: a ‘Call and Response’ art exhibition by the NOHO collective of seven artists…

In Conversation: a ‘Call and Response’ art exhibition by the NOHO collective of seven artists…
Blandine Bardeau and Rod McIntosh In Conversation: a ‘Call and Response’ art exhibition by the NOHO collective of seven artists at Seven Dials Club, Covent Garden,  By James Brewer A group of artists who scarcely knew each other a year ago are now very much “in conversation” – producing outstanding...
May 29th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

West London’s Griffin Gallery gives free rein to six Japanese-born artists…

West London’s Griffin Gallery gives free rein to six Japanese-born artists…
Becca Pelly-Fry watches presentation by Yukako Shibata. West London’s Griffin Gallery gives free rein to six Japanese-born artists in new exhibition entitled Two Truths,  By James Brewer One of the most ambitious group exhibitions in London to feature Japanese-born contemporary artists has opened...
May 27th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Max Mara Art Prize for Women…

Max Mara Art Prize for Women…
Max Mara Art Prize. View of Corin Sworn’s installation. Photo Stephen White.Courtesy Whitechapel Gallery. Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Glasgow-based Corin Sworn explores traditions of the Commedia dell’Arte,  By James Brewer Winner of the fifth edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, established...
May 21st, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Monika Veriopoulos and Alexandra Buhler show charcoal drawings, oils and oil pastels at Piers Feetham Gallery

Monika Veriopoulos and Alexandra Buhler show charcoal drawings, oils and oil pastels at Piers Feetham Gallery
Alexandra Buhler (left) and Monika Veriopoulos. Mother and daughter, Monika Veriopoulos and Alexandra Buhler, show charcoal drawings, oils and oil pastels at Piers Feetham Gallery in Chelsea,  By James Brewer  They are affectionate mother and daughter, both practising artists, but their work occupies...
May 20th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Victoria Hislop tells of her devotion to the work of Greek artist Harikleia Papapostolou

Victoria Hislop tells of her devotion to the work of Greek artist Harikleia Papapostolou
Diane Soames and Harikleia Papapostolou Opening London exhibition, Victoria Hislop tells of her devotion to the work of Greek artist Harikleia Papapostolou,  By James Brewer Victoria Hislop, a leading novelist who delights in frequently setting her writings in the Greek landscape, has spoken of her...
May 13th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Russia’s veteran artists are (re)discovered…

Russia’s veteran artists are (re)discovered…
A Girl from Tuva on the Volga. 1969. Oil on board. By Valentina Savelieva. Russia’s veteran artists are (re)discovered on the London and international scene,  By James Brewer Gradually, a series of remarkable Russian artists are becoming known far beyond the country’s borders. Reaching artistic...
May 11th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Identities: major launch exhibition in London of Colombian-born artist Dairo Vargas…

Identities: major launch exhibition in London of Colombian-born artist Dairo Vargas…
Dairo Vargas and Carola Syz. Identities: major launch exhibition in London of Colombian-born artist Dairo Vargas wins top-drawer plaudits By James Brewer London’s diplomatic community was strongly represented at the major launch into the international art world of Colombian-born artist Dairo Vargas. Four...
May 5th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness…

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness…
Christopher Williams Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness. A challenging exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery.,  By James Brewer “To represent is not to endorse, ” says photographic artist Christopher Williams, whose imitations of commercial and industrial images show promotional...
April 29th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

Quayside cranes invested with punchy personality…

Quayside cranes invested with punchy personality…
Industrial Conversation. Mono-print and screen print. By Clare Johnson. Quayside cranes invested with punchy personality: industrial architecture is brought ‘to life’ by print artist Clare Johnson,  By James Brewer It might seem an odd question, but can the sturdy cranes that are a vital part of...
April 29th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Cart before the Horse at The Other Art Fair 2015

Cart before the Horse at The Other Art Fair 2015
God Save Me. Mixed media. By Orson Kartt. Cart before the Horse at The Other Art Fair 2015,  By James Brewer It was as though royalty was taking a bow at the latest edition of the up-and-coming show The Other Art Fair, staged for the first time in the prime London location of Victoria House, Bloomsbury. Her...
April 27th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Soft sculptures and sea creatures…

Soft sculptures and sea creatures…
Blandine Bardeau with mixed media work The Jellies VIII. Soft sculptures and sea creatures: ‘ephemeral’ artwork that leaves a lasting impression, from London-based Blandine Bardeau,  By James Brewer She compares the impetus for much of her work to imaginary “vibrant sea creatures, becoming alive.” Blandine...
April 26th, 2015 | Art and auctions, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Enthusiastic crowd at private view evening hails photographer Kitsa Angelakos…

Enthusiastic crowd at private view evening hails photographer Kitsa Angelakos…
Kitsa Angelakos and husband Anargyros Skinitis with her prints Waves II and Subconscious Series 5 in background.   Enthusiastic crowd at private view evening hails photographer Kitsa Angelakos for her exhibition Searching Within at Old Brompton Gallery,  By James Brewer My passion is the sea and...
April 25th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Black Tears Project comes to London…

Black Tears Project comes to London…
Alejandra Corral (Kuska) with Black Tears Project tapestry. Black Tears Project comes to London, weaving message of defiance against global exploitation of women,  By James Brewer Here is a record-breaking work of art, the product of the combined contributions of 2, 245 women from 46 countries in all...
April 25th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Featured, Health and Safety, Insight, Maritime Art, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Stephanie Psarros’ Waking up!

Stephanie Psarros’ Waking up!
Markos Psarros , Stephania Psarrou, Rallia Psarrou, Yiannis Psarros “Waking Up” is a celebration of dreams, with the coming together and meeting of dreams, expressed through unique and innovative pieces of art. It is an exhibition inspired by dreaming: A Quilt of Dreams draped on a floating mattress...
April 24th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Breathing Colours: London debut exhibition by Greek artist Harikleia Papapostolou at Belgravia Gallery…

Breathing Colours: London debut exhibition by Greek artist Harikleia Papapostolou at Belgravia Gallery…
Expansion to the Silver Light. By Harikleia Papapostolou Breathing Colours: London debut exhibition by Greek artist Harikleia Papapostolou at Belgravia Gallery in the West End from May 12-16 2015,  By James Brewer One of the most exciting up-and-coming Greek artists, Harikleia Papapostolou, is about...
April 23rd, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates peacetime and wartime watercolours and lithographs of artist Eric Ravilious

Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates peacetime and wartime watercolours and lithographs of artist Eric Ravilious
Dangerous Work at Low Tide. 1940. Watercolour and pencil on paper. By Eric Ravilious. Courtesy Ministry of Defence. Crown Copyright 2015. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates peacetime and wartime watercolours and lithographs of artist Eric Ravilious,  By James Brewer Official war artist Eric Ravilious...
April 7th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

HELMEPA’s Campaign comes to a close in the City of Thessaloniki

HELMEPA’s Campaign comes to a close in the City of Thessaloniki
Taking A guided tour of the exhibition With the “train the trainer” Seminar at Anatolia College, addressed to teachers and titled “The Marine Environment and us: Ensuring a Sustainable Future”, the Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences...
April 1st, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Evolution of the Hellenic Mercantile Marine through the ages

The Evolution of the Hellenic Mercantile Marine through the ages
The Album cover Now this is book not just for libraries, coffee tables, study-rooms or stands; this is a book to be placed / exhibited in every public place for the world to see the arty way depicting the evolution of the word’s most important shipping industry a nation has ever produced over nearly...
March 27th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Books, HR, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Online versus High Street…

Online versus High Street…
Pop Things (Marilyn Monroe). Original canvas painting. By Alain Magallon. Online versus High Street – crunch time for art galleries  By James Brewer The future of the fine art market is in your hands – or, more precisely, in your internet browser. Online art sites are challenging the traditional...
March 24th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More