Painting Exhibition- “Constructing the Mersey Gateway Bridge.”

introduction to the exhibition - taken from the on line catalogue It will come as no surprise to visitors of this exhibition that the Mersey Gateway Bridge is one of the most important infrastructure investments in the UK for many decades. The ambition to connect the Mersey area with a 21st century road transport network … Continue reading Painting Exhibition- “Constructing the Mersey Gateway Bridge.”

art is… Second Nature

This is a project about visual art and art education. This is an 'overview' of the project and is available on painters TUBES magazine platform, a printed version is available by contacting Denis Taylor - Artist and Project Leader on tubes@telia.com Click below the image to read the on line synopsis. The positioning of art … Continue reading art is… Second Nature

Mike Knowles landscape paintings

painters Tubes magazine were delighted to receive an email from Dave Gunning of Todmorden Fine Art (UK)  about a highly regarded painter - Mike Knowles.  Dave Gunning  is a legendary gallery owner in the North of England and he is regarded as a  good friend of painters Tubes magazine. In the email were five super … Continue reading Mike Knowles landscape paintings

surpassing reality…with contemporary classical realism

"everything in painting has been done already, so why bother to paint at all." It is probably the 'realist' paintings of today that is easy to critic.  After all they'd say, what is the point of copying something in front of you, when we now have the digital camera? - To a large extent I … Continue reading surpassing reality…with contemporary classical realism

an illusionary world of Artistic freedom

I strayed across an interesting old video on You Tube. It was was on those that you find popping up on a feed after you have watched something similar, which is annoying. But, it got me thinking about the relationship between Artistic freedom and Modern Religious Art. This particular You Tube discussion, come lecture, come … Continue reading an illusionary world of Artistic freedom