Battle over Venice cruise ship exhibition indicative of wider battle for the oceans

Venice’s Maritime Port An exhibition depicting cruise ships sailing through the Venetian lagoon will open in Venice on 22 October 2015 after it was previously blocked by the Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro. The exhibition of photographs by Gianni Berengo Gardin was due to open on the weekend of 19 September 2015 in the prestigious … Continue reading

Impressive Gustav Klimt and friends exhibition in Venice

I attended this exhibition on 26 May 2012 with my wife and our two sons at Venice’s Correr Museum, which has hosted the exhibition to celebrate 150 years since the birth of Klimt. Venice’s hosting of the exhibition is also important due to Klimt’s search for love in the city, where he pursued Alma Schindler … Continue reading

Great exhibition of work by Patrick Hughes

If you have the chance over the next week, I strongly recommend going to see an exhibition of art by Patrick Hughes in London. This exhibition has been very positively reviewed in the UK newspaper The Independent here: Patrick Hughes: Fifty Years in Show Business, Flowers Galleries, London Patrick’s work includes many fascinating paintings of … Continue reading

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    The banner image displayed at the top of each page on this website is adapted from the painting 'Ancient and Modern' by Patrick Hughes. I would like to thank him for generously offering this painting for use on this website.