Mar 2, 2020, 11:12 AM
Our second ARTPICK is 'The Battle of the Balaclava' by the Maltese Frank Portelli (1922-2004), a study for a mural that unfortunately no longer exists. At its centre, two horses evidently hark back…
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Feb 5, 2020, 11:12 AM
The Victor Pasmore Gallery is proud to exhibit Abstracted Landscape, a work that is essentially a continuation of the aforementioned ‘Rooftops’ series. Intriguingly, whereas Barthet’s ‘Rooftops’ do…
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Dec 5, 2019, 10:49 AM
Emvin Cremona, who would have celebrated his hundredth birthday this year, was another of Pasmore’s close connections on the Island. Interestingly, Cremona underwent a similar radical transformation…
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Dec 5, 2019, 10:19 AM
“Myth must be kept alive. The people who can keep it alive are the artists of one kind or another.” – Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth
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Sep 19, 2019, 6:58 AM
Samuel Casha discusses the lure of Malta's environment and history in light of Pasmore's decision to settle on the Island back in 1966.
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Jan 14, 2019, 2:39 PM
As the countdown ticked zero and we celebrated the start of a new year, we were also celebrating the end of another, now a closed chapter, along with all its ups and downs...
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Nov 22, 2018, 3:50 PM
Maria Fsadni catches up with Maria Cassar, curator of the temporary exhibition 'Willie Apap: Revelations'...
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Oct 26, 2018, 11:39 AM
To juxtapose one work by Pasmore, The Fall of Icarus, with eighteen works by Apap might indeed be considered a compromise by some, an opportunity by others. Yet, the aim here is not to cast a shadow…
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Oct 4, 2018, 2:28 PM
During the second month of Autumn the Victor Pasmore Gallery in Valletta will be housing a temporary exhibition on the twentieth-century Maltese artist Willie Apap (1918-1970).
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May 8, 2018, 1:46 PM
I imagine Joan Miró, as a passenger on a plane, would not peel his eyes away from the small porthole-like window. He would try to catch a glimpse of the ‘crescent of the moon,’ the amber yolk of the…
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