Sunday, May 7, 2017

Exhibition Event: The Island House Screening of “Those from Shallow Waters” continues on Sunday, May 7th 2017 @ 3:00pm; NAGB's “Thierry Lamare Retrospective: Love, Loss and Life” continues through Sunday, September 10, 2017 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Love, Loss and Life” Apr 27-Sep 10, 2017 @ The NAGB
Exhibition Event: The Island House Screening of “Those from Shallow Waters” on Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th @ 3:00pm; NAGB's “Thierry Lamare Retrospective: Love, Loss and Life” continues through Sunday, September 10, 2017 — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: The Island House Cinema; Location: Mahogany Hill Western Road, Nassau, Bahamas; Phone: (242) 698-6300; Email: info@the-island-house.com; Website: The Island House-Cinema; Exhibition Venue: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “This Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th 2017, The Island House is showing a series of short films called 'Those from Shallow Waters' at 3pm in the TIH Cinema. One of the 6 shorts that will be showing is on the renowned artist Thierry Lamare who has beautifully captured the lives and faces of Bahamians on canvas. This collection of stunningly shot short films provide a glimpse into the lives of passionate Bahamian residents from all walks of life. For tickets visit: The Island House-Cinema. See you there!! ...”Read more: The Island House-Cinema and The NAGB-Facebook
Exhibition Description: “The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas will produce and present a retrospective of Thierry Lamare's work entitled, 'Love, Loss and Life.' The exhibition runs through September 10, 2017 and features over 90 works from several local, regional and international collectors ...”Read more: NAGB's Thierry Lamare Retrospective-Event Page and The NAGB-Facebook
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: The Island House-Cinema, NAGB's Thierry Lamare Retrospective-Event Page, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.


Thierry Lamare // Those From Shallow Waters from Settler's Cove Productions on VimeoFrench artist, Thierry Lamare, epitomizes the reasons artists create. Having observed and depicted life in The Bahamas for 30 years, he has masterfully illustrated the Bahamian landscape and the Bahamian people at the center of his work. His admiration for Long Island native Ophelia is exemplary of the important connection between artist and subject, and she is the artist's most focused study of a human subject to date. Thierry Lamare's skill as a translator of humanity to the canvas is especially apparent in the extremely vivid details of his artwork. A true artist should always seek to engage and invoke the most tender of human emotions, to tell the story of his/her subject, and, in this way, Thierry Lamare has perfected his craft.

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