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issue number 11 is now on line to read free – this issue has two fantastic articles – Colin Taylor Part two of his wonderful 3-part essay on contemporary landscape and how to translate that popular genre into a vital and important work of art…part two discusses “what is seeing.” – The second article is about why the Transavantgarde, movement that started in 1979,  is still a relevant way to think about Art today and the choices a painter makes during the creative process. SPIKE & Friends – our old critically minded journalists, returns from their travels and talks to TUBES about space for painting exhibitions, or rather, the lack of it. And of course not forgetting about the brilliant 11 artists taking part in the first new Tubes Artists Gallery – A space thats just for painters.

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"Second Lives" Group exhibition of eight Women Artists

Occasionally painters Tubes magazine discovers a number of artists that have organized themselves into an active art group. One such group of artists is made up of artists,  Annie Stone, Sue Seif, Marie Larkin, Emily Squires Levine, Virginia Minehart, Bhavisha Patel, Valentina Sokolskaya and Margaret Moran. The DaVinci Alliance in Philadelphia PA, is exhibiting this grouping of eight women artists who have all turned to Art as second (or even third) lives, after successful professional careers.  “Second Lives” Exhibition is premiered on  June 20th and runs through to July 1st. painters Tubes magazine wishes them all the very best for a successful show….

Attend the Opening reception is 6 to 8pm at the DaVinci Art Alliance, 704 Catherine St., Philadelphia PA 19147 – 215.550.1447 for more info see below or email:

painters Tubes and Second Lives Exhibition USA

 Artists Statements about their Art click to read pdf

featured artist in issue #8 Shaun Smyth

issue #8 publishing at the end of April.
Painter and art teacher – Shaun Smyth has been documenting the amazing construction of the Mersey Gateway Bridge with some stunning paintings. “A Bridge So Far.” the title of the article written by the Editor of Tubes, gives the readers of Tubes magazine the inside story how the bridge was made through an exceptional talented artists eye….not to be missed. issue #8 – publishing at the end of April

Denis taylor Artist and Editor of painters Tubes talking with Shaun Smyth about his paintings of the Mersey Gateway Bridge
Tubes editor talking with Shaun Smyth in his Studio about his paintings of the Gateway Mersey Bridge. Photograph: ©DaveTraves/Tubes2018