Archive for the ‘Exhibitions’ Category

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation
Helene Schjerfbeck, Self-portrait, Black Background – detail Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation  By James Brewer All hail Helene Schjerfbeck! Hers is an illustrious name in Finland’s pantheon of modern artists, but she has been sadly overlooked in the UK. No longer, and about time...
July 29th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern
Moss Wall. Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern By James Brewer A baby reaches out to feel the texture of Moss Wall, a 20 m wide floor to ceiling blanket of Scandinavian reindeer lichen. The tactile tapestry is a 1994 artwork by the Danish-Icelandic artist...
July 18th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art
Self-portrait with Lilies. Detail. Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art By James Brewer She was the personification of the avant-garde before the avant-garde got into its ultra-provocative stride. Outraging early 20th century Russian society, Natalia Goncharova (1881–1962)...
July 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art
In the magnetic orbit of Takis. Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art By James Brewer At the age of 93, the Greek artist Takis is working full tilt. In his hillside studio overlooking Athens, the “sculptor of magnetism, light and sound” is exploring solar power and other alternative...
July 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London
Bathing on a Summer Evening. Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London By James Brewer At the age of just 16, Félix Vallotton left his comfortable home in the lakeside city of Lausanne, Switzerland, to study art in Paris.  Although he had parental approval, it...
July 6th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19
Guy Platten ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will challenge the shipping industry and policymakers to face the reality of powering global trade without the use of fossil fuels in its 2019 International Shipping Conference Setting...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities
The bunkering tanker “A.Michel” Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities On 12 May 2019, the Bunkering Tanker “A. MICHEL” (GRT 4,346 – DWT 6,711), laden with 1660 tonnes IFO 380 and 950 tonnes MGO, whilst anchored at Fujairah B anchorage, UAE, suffered an underwater explosion (reported as sabotage)...
July 3rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI@1,280; contained rise

The BDI@1,280; contained rise
John Faraclas The BDI@1,280; contained rise The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points and we hope it maintains this pace given that we approach the mid-summer period when normally rates are down. Geopolitics continue to be dangerously perplexed. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes slow down...
June 25th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s “spirit” further…

Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s  “spirit” further…
John Faraclas Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s  “spirit” further… The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today 19 points and now stands at 1,258!  Geopolitics deteriorating further in all fronts; John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes with a double digit rise following...
June 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery
The Tube Station, by Cyril Power. Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A wonderful surprise awaited Gordon Samuel in summer 1983 as he began stock-taking at the Redfern Gallery in Cork Street, London, where he was a director and partner. Opening...
June 21st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis

Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis
Margarita Mavromichalis. Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis  By James Brewer  Every January, photographer Margarita Mavromichalis “immerses” herself in the sacred Ganges. While thousands of pilgrims are wallowing in the less-than-healthy water to perform...
June 18th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry
Kirsi Tikka ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry. The event was developed in support...
June 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMO, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…
From the record breaking conference Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records as East Med takes centre stage in global cruise itineraries More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism framed the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, setting new...
June 10th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism | Read More

ROMAS project completes first phase of remote machinery operation testing

ROMAS project completes first phase of remote machinery operation testing
ROMAS Kim Gunnar Jensen at the shore based engine control centre used in the ROMAS project ROMAS project completes first phase of remote machinery operation testing Oslo, 6 June 2019: Classification society DNV GL, automation systems vendor Høglund, ferry operator Fjord1, and the Norwegian Maritime...
June 7th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…
John Faraclas Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 19 points – same as yesterday and now stands at 1,141 Geopolitics messy and dangers loom in the background. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI continue...
June 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, IMO, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway.

Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway.
LR-and-HGS-collaborate-on-digital-solutions-to-benefit-shipping Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway. 4 June 2019 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have announced a new collaboration that will deliver added value to the shipping...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…
John Faraclas What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended one point down at  1,096 points; on a weekly basis though same was up 30 points – from 1,066 (24/5). Geopolitics already make life uncomfortable all over Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The...
May 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography

Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography
The Beach of Jesolo Pineta. By Giovanni Vecchiato. Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography  By James Brewer  He is “the van Gogh of the drone.” This avid assertion is advanced for photographer Giovanni Vecchiato who, at the Italian consulate in London, is exhibiting...
May 21st, 2019 | Aviation, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries
A prize-winner: Esther. Charcoal drawing by Robbie Wraith. Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2019 exhibition at Mall Galleries By James Brewer Portrait painters are storytellers. Whatever their chosen medium, whether pastel or pencil or thickly layered oil paint, their narratives are usually as rich...
May 20th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019
.. YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, May 29th 2019 YES Forum says YES to Sea Tourism on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, during the International Conference & Exhibition of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019, at Domotel Kastri Conference Center – Kifissia, from 14.00 to19.00. YES ...
May 16th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Unsustainable markets?

Unsustainable markets?
John Faraclas Unsustainable markets? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched just a point and now reads 1,032. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ surge was “halted” as the Dry Markets most volatile index gained 31 points and now stands at 1,420. We say “halted”...
May 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre
Kira Phoenix K’inan with  Christina Vagiotis from the Hellenic Centre  / INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre by our man in Habana… This evening I had the pleasure to see the solo exhibition, INTERTWIST, by glass artist Kira Phoenix K’inan. I had previously...
May 2nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street
Kira Phoenix K’inan Travel Drawing, 1 44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street What a wonderful evening at 44 Hallam Street. There was an array of artwork on display from the abstract paintings of Hamish MacAulay, to the colourful Summer of ’17 wall sculpture by Kas Williams to our very own Kira Phoenix...
April 30th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer

Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer
Jenny Timmer.* Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer By James Brewer An upturned apple tree gave a new twist in a London art exhibition to the concept of “cabinet of curiosities,” which began as a 16th century fancy of aristocrats and merchants. Such cabinet collections,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians

Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians
Esme Ward, Lord Desai and Sathnam Sanghera at the Nehru Centre. Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians By James Brewer Passions continue to run high a century after one of the most notorious episodes of colonial rule in India. Members of an audience vented their emotions...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Exhibitions | Read More