Something Gozitan

Take a ride to the golden glow of Gozo in random nuggets.



72. Red is the Colour – Christopher Saliba

Red is the Colour is a new exhibition running at the Ta’ Mena Experience in Xewkija, Gozo until 31st December. Art writer Esther Lafferty talks to artist Christopher Saliba, about the works hanging in this intimate space and discovers that... Continue Reading →

71. Esprit Barthet: a colourful life

Next weekend, on 16 and 17th November, an exhibition at the Cavalieri Art Hotel in St Julian’s, Esprit Barthet, 1919-1999, A Critical Appraisal, marks the centenary of the artist’s birth and offers visitors a rare opportunity to see a large... Continue Reading →

70. A feast of femininity

This month, the contemporary Victoria gallery Arthall Gozo presents Sophistikós, a vibrant and thought-provoking exhibition of colourful women underpinned with wit, wisdom and wow-factor. The exhibition includes the work of three artists, Fox Daniels, SJ Fuerst, and Tomas Hed, who... Continue Reading →

65. A smidgeon of Gozo gossip

Today I commuted to the office in Victoria for the first time. Admittedly ‘the office’ isn’t mine and I was merely scheduled in for a one-off meeting there. It gave me  however a lovely taste of things to come one... Continue Reading →

54. The Busman’s Holiday

Definition of 'a busman’s holiday': a form of recreation in which one does something very similar to what one does for a living.   One of my favourite ways to spend time in Gozo is aimless wandering through the back streets... Continue Reading →

52: Artistic cravings with a twist

In Victoria’s ArtHall, a wonderful airy white gallery space with bright blue doors and windows just steps from it-Tokk, this month as part of an exhibition ‘Erotic Cravings’ (runs until 7th April), there’s a large painting by Tomas Hed inspired... Continue Reading →

46. This weekend coming…

(Originally written for Sliema Times October 2018) Over the weekend of 3rd and 4th November, fifty artists in Sliema and St Julian’s are throwing open doors along a walking trail at a series of host venues and inviting you in,... Continue Reading →

45. Pop goes the art not a phrase I would pick myself, so it made me smile to see my text beneath it in last weekend's Sunday Times of Malta who, I am delighted to say, gave full page coverage to The Trail which... Continue Reading →

44. Naked Souls

Today, a new series of paintings by Gozitan artist Christopher Saliba go on show at The Art Cube in Xewkija, on the main road between Mgarr and Victoria. And because I can’t make the launch event this afternoon, I was... Continue Reading →

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