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Duke of Lancaster Graffiti Art Ship, In Pictures

Beach Art, News
Feb
8

The ship has been docked in Flintshire, north Wales since 1979. Now local art collective DuDug want to transform it into a floating gallery.

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Tony Plant’s Ethereal Sand Drawing Art

British artist Tony Plant a time based, environmental artist, sand-painter and photographer, borrows his canvas from nature by using the wet sand of low-lying coastal lands of England as his working surface.

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South Texas Artist Makes Plastic Pollution Her Medium

“I used to go to the beach to meditate and listen to the waves. Now they bring in a plague of plastic, and people need to be aware of the wide range toxic effect of it on our environment…” Sheila Rogers’ 3-dimensional wall art boxes, and her “Tossed and Found” and “Shoreline Abstraction” photos of plastic debris on beaches, will be part of a 2013 showcase that focuses on proper litter disposal.

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The Cold Edge

The Copper House Gallery in Dublin, presents The Cold Edge, an exhibition of stunning polar images by photographer and environmentalist Dave Walsh. The images taken during Greenpeace expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica, between 2007 and 2010, question our romantic relationship with remote, harsh and pristine environments of the polar regions, and show what it is like to be truly on the edge…

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark

A sand sculpture on marine conservation, a 20-feet high sculpture “Save the Ocean” created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held in Copenhagen.

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Peace Camp and Nowhere Island

Peace Camp, from director Deborah Warner and actor Fiona Shaw, and Nowhereisland, by artist Alex Hartley, are, in their different ways, about tracing and animating the British coastline. They aim to bring art to the extremes of the land, where it rarely reaches, just as that great gathering of nations, the Olympics, begins.

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Picasso and Beach Culture: a Cocktail of Sand and Sensuality

Amid the new freedoms of the 1920s, Picasso invented the beach… mythologizing the traditional seaside in works that go far beyond impressionist marine painting.

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From Rocks and Reefs

Joseph Bellows Gallery is pleased to feature an exhibition titled, “From Rocks and Reefs,” by Nick Veasey. Inspired by the seminal work of one of the pioneers of photography, Anna Atkins, British photographer Nick Veasey has created an intriguing body of work with his cyanotypes of x-rays of seaweed…

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From Washed Up Rubbish to Gallery Art

Marine Debris Clean ups have been orchestrated from Western Australia to the coast of Tasmania, where tons of rubbish are removed from beaches and coastal areas, by determined and relentless environmentalists committed to preserve and protect these pristine coastal environments. Watch these two videos, one is an inspiring and amazing tale of the journey to retrieve the refuse, the other, depicts how trash has been transformed into work of art.

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