Archive for the ‘Exhibitions’ Category

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…
Marguerite Horner. Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner for poignant painting of migrants’ church By James Brewer After surviving an arduous journey across North Africa and the Mediterranean and overland in France, only to be forced to bivouac on waste ground outside the port of Calais, a group...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Invitation in London from the masterly handmade carpet company Miraraki

Invitation in London from the masterly handmade carpet company Miraraki
…carpets to be Despina Miraraki, one of the most formidable Greek entrepreneurs and successful businesswomen, brought the cream of her impressive handmade carpet collection to London for a limited few days’ exhibition.    The Miraraki carpet company has been around for 30 years. It is a company...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Person Profiles | Read More

Catherine Barnes and Daphne Casdagli: dramatic paintings and prints at Bankside Gallery

Catherine Barnes and Daphne Casdagli: dramatic paintings and prints at Bankside Gallery
Daphne Casdagli (left) and Catherine Barnes. Catherine Barnes and Daphne Casdagli: dramatic paintings and prints at Bankside Gallery By James Brewer Can one faithfully depict the sea in a work of art? The answer is that truly it is impossible. The sea “is a vehicle for drama – and what a challenge,...
November 24th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee

Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee
Adriana and her coffee art. Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee  By Graciete Amaro and James Brewer A caffeine boost is being administered by Colombia to the world of fine art. The coffee-cultivating republic is proud of its output of high-quality beans, and at its national...
November 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Paintings and Sculpture, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention
State tourism secretary Ana Mendes Godinho at WTM. Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention By Graciete Amaro My native province of Alentejo, Portugal, is increasingly in the spotlight of the tourism industry – although officials are making sure they expand the business at a careful pace. Alentejo...
November 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Minnie Churchill: my grandfather-in-law Sir Winston’s passion for painting

Minnie Churchill: my grandfather-in-law Sir Winston’s passion for painting
Minnie Churchill and Simon Bird. Minnie Churchill: my grandfather-in-law Sir Winston’s passion for painting By James Brewer Winston Churchill, “the British bulldog,” regularly packed paintbrushes and palette on his visits overseas. He even set to painting straight after a summit in Morocco with...
November 13th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

London Group Open exhibition 2017 opens with exceptional artwork

London Group Open exhibition 2017 opens with exceptional artwork
Sumi Perera. London Group Open exhibition 2017 opens with exceptional artwork By James Brewer It is the most frequently uttered joke in the art shop – “2B or not 2B,” referencing grades of pencil and Hamlet’s great monologue as he ponders whether to take arms against a sea of troubles. The multi-disciplinary...
November 12th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Rio keeps on rocking

Rio keeps on rocking
Sol Ipanema marketing manager Juliana Girão. Rio keeps on rocking By James Brewer The success of the Rock in Rio series of extravaganzas, the Olympic Games and the World Cup has proven the ability of Rio de Janeiro to organise and handle huge events, Brazilian representatives told delegates to the World...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market
Vietnamese charm at WTM. Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market By James Brewer One of America’s most in-demand film directors has lavished praise on the people and landscapes of Vietnam, a prime location for his hit fantasy movie which has been described as one of the best...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking
A view from the exhibition hall Leading maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes;...
November 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster

Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster
Centro Citibanamex. Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster By James Brewer After two big earthquakes, Mexico City’s ground transport, airport, restaurants and other infrastructure is back to business as usual, the World Travel Market 2017 in London was told. Mauricio...
November 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Tourist industry optimism persists, despite Brexit, Trump and terrorism

Tourist industry optimism persists, despite Brexit, Trump and terrorism
Aaron Heslehurst presents findings. Tourist industry optimism persists, despite Brexit, Trump and terrorism By James Brewer Italy, Greece and Tunisia are among countries poised to benefit from tourism industry optimism over the year ahead. There are nerves among sellers and buyers of holidays though...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success By James Brewer Tourism is a top priority for the Greek government, Elena Kountoura, minister of tourism, told the World Travel Market in London, as she confirmed that 2017 has created new records...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London
From the presentation Taking into account the record of 5 million visitors expected in Athens in 2017, the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency, has one focus: to promote the Greek capital as a leisure, city break, conferences...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley

Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley
Jansson’s Keep Sweden Clean poster. Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley By James Brewer Devotion to the oceans and to the cause of cleaner seas – such are among the many facets of an artist best known for her creation of the intriguing Moomin characters. The lesser chronicled characteristics of...
October 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Thriving trade between Vietnam and Germany replicated at Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018

Thriving trade between Vietnam and Germany replicated at Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018
With Germany sitting at the top of the pile in terms of Vietnamese automotive imports, and thanks to support from the country’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, a dedicated German country pavilion will debut at the upcoming edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City. As Vietnam’s leading...
October 24th, 2017 | Automobiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News | Read More

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2018

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2018
Packed conference hall for FM at AE2017 OFFSHORE WIND AND MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY EXPERTS: MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD AT ALL-ENERGY 2018 – CALL FOR PAPERS PUBLISHED Offshore wind and marine renewable energy will, as ever, feature strongly at All-Energy 2018. Next May’s show is the 18thin the annual...
October 23rd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions | Read More

From Cyprus we cover a world of ships’, says American Hellenic Hull at Maritime Cyprus 2017

From Cyprus we cover a world of ships’, says American Hellenic Hull at Maritime Cyprus 2017
AHHIC CEO  Ilias Tsakiris, welcomes Minister Marios Demetriades,  Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the IMO and Mrs. Magda Kopczynska, Director of DG Move of the European Commission – and a warm handshake with Dorothea Ioannou on the left… Vincent J. Solarino is to the right of Ilias...
October 20th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

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