Archive for the ‘Exhibitions’ Category

Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition

Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition
Naval close encounter.  Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition By James Brewer Any exhibition that sets out “to celebrate everything that is wonderful and inspiring about the sea and the marine environment” enjoys a broad canvas. Participants in the Royal Society of Marine Artists annual...
October 15th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Dalí/Duchamp: Royal Academy reveals a deep dialogue

Dalí/Duchamp: Royal Academy reveals a deep dialogue
Lobster Telephone (red). Salvador Dalí and Edward James Dalí/Duchamp: Royal Academy reveals a deep dialogue By James Brewer In the April 1959 edition of ArtNews magazine, Salvador Dalí listed 13 reasons why a single title by Duchamp is “worth miles of pseudo-decorative modern painting.” The flamboyant,...
October 5th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Styled by Design

Styled by Design
Edinburgh Weavers cotton tweed textile. Styled by Design: textile visionaries hailed by Gray MCA By James Brewer In the age of the robot, this is a refreshing celebration of the human hand and brain and the manual loom. An exhibition of framed 20th century textiles, Styled by Design, brings together...
October 4th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Exhibitions, Fashion, People and Places | Read More

PAD London 2017 proffers desirable art and design

PAD London 2017 proffers desirable art and design
PAD London Fair gets under way. PAD London 2017 proffers desirable art and design By James Brewer Style and expressive elegance from 30 centuries is on display at PAD London, the big art and design fair pitching camp at Berkeley Square in its 11th edition, from October 2-8, 2017. A catalogue of 68 galleries...
October 4th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Peckham International Art Fair: profusion of talent

Peckham International Art Fair: profusion of talent
Junghyun Lee. Peckham International Art Fair: profusion of talent By James Brewer Passion in Peckham! An ambitious new feature on London’s arts scene – the Peckham International Art Fair, PIAF – is a triumph of collaboration, creative connections and commitment. The first PIAF hosts 15 characterful...
October 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Thomas Ruff: Photographs 1979 – 2017, at Whitechapel Gallery

Thomas Ruff: Photographs 1979 – 2017, at Whitechapel Gallery
Thomas Ruff. Thomas Ruff: Photographs 1979 – 2017, at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer To many who were born in the middle of the last century, it became clear as 1984 approached that Big Brother really was watching you. Anyone who had read or heard of Nineteen Eighty-Four, a novel by George...
September 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

The Lost Heaven…

The Lost Heaven…
Architect and designer Gaetano Borrelli. The Lost Heaven: a profoundly engaged project of London Design Festival By James Brewer From the Fall of Man to the modern fate of migrants traversing the seas, this installation highlighted as much as any the vast scope of subject matter under the wing of London...
September 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Something Resembling Truth

Something Resembling Truth
Flag, 1958. Royal Academy raises the flag on Jasper Johns show: ‘Something Resembling Truth’ By James Brewer Two slices of plain bread; a flashlight torch; an archery target board; the US flag. Representations in the art of Jasper Johns tend to be of subjects mundane, and he wants people...
September 20th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Feliks Topolski’s dramatic depiction of Arctic convoy that relieved Arkhangelsk

Feliks Topolski’s dramatic depiction of Arctic convoy that relieved Arkhangelsk
Archangel. By Feliks Topolski. Feliks Topolski’s dramatic depiction of Arctic convoy that relieved Arkhangelsk By James Brewer A magnificent depiction by the renowned artist Feliks Topolski of the first World War II Arctic aid convoy arriving at Archangelsk has drawn admiration on going on display...
September 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The Elena Sendona effect

The Elena Sendona effect
Elena Sendona – Detail from elle.uk – credits Gettyimage FEEL GOOD FUR Creative Director Elena Sendona is featured on Elle.uk in the Best Street Style At New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 list. Elena is also competing for the Greek International Womens Awards (GIWA) with her ethically...
September 13th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion | Read More

Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018

Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018
Charles I. By Anthony van Dyck Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018 Long before he lost his head to victorious Parliamentary forces, Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland lost his head to masterpieces of art. He built a remarkable collection of pictures in a prolific spending spree...
September 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Tropical Thames

Tropical Thames
Anne Krinsky Tropical Thames – artist Anne Krinsky’s tribute at Crossrail Roof Garden to maritime history By James Brewer On the site of the once-bustling West India Docks, amid the towering blocks of the regenerated London Docklands development, Canary Wharf, lies a tranquil haven. Crossrail Place...
September 7th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

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

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess
John Faraclas The BDI managed to clinch just six points and now stands at 1,266; the Geopolitics with Terrorism on the rise “promise” to keep us busy and wondering. John Faraclas daily market briefing: The Capers’ BCI is definitely slowing down with only ten points plus since last Friday the 18th...
August 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | 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

Mamma Mia! London’s Emma Hart wins Max Mara Art Prize for Women

Mamma Mia! London’s Emma Hart wins Max Mara Art Prize for Women
Emma Hart. Mamma Mia! London’s Emma Hart wins Max Mara Art Prize for Women By James Brewer Patterns of family relationships fuse with patterns in art, in a dramatic new installation at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. London-based artist Emma Hart is presenting until September 3, 2017 her brilliantly...
July 11th, 2017 | Exhibitions | Read More

Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster

Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster
Shigetoshi Furutani. Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster By James Brewer Here comes the Loch Ness monster, exerting inter-planetary influence. The legendary sea creature is appropriated symbolically in a dramatic installation by Japanese-born artist Shigetoshi Furutani as his...
June 28th, 2017 | Academia, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, People and Places | 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

Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor

Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor
l to r: Richard W. Roberts, CEO & Founder of TheYachtMarket.com, and Grant Burgham, Head of Commercial at British Marine, celebrate new partnership British Marine Boat Shows is delighted to announce a partnership deal with TheYachtMarket.com for the world-class Southampton Boat Show. The two-year...
June 20th, 2017 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More