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Ángeles Portana (left) was born to be an artist. Like a tree, she grew up with roots within a family of great masters, whose works are in great museums such as the Prada Museum.Ángeles has participated in multiple exhibitions in Spain. She has achieved recognition of professional prestige, Gold Medal, Europe Forum 2001 in Madrid, and her works have sold in many countries U.S.A., France andGermany

a news ARTicle for the coming weeks

Sidetracks And Detours will, of course, continue throughout 2023 to share with our readers any news we receive of visual arts and artists. If you have news you would like us to print on the genre please e-mail me at normanwarwick55@gmail.com.

INTRODUCING ARTISTS: highly recommended

Among the half dozen artists mentioned here, recommended by Sidetracks And Detours, or The Lanzarote Art Gallery Arts Space, or by The Adsubian Gallery there might well some of whom you are already aware. However, ´finding´ a new artist is always a lovely feeling, and to find two or three at once is a pure delight, and if by any chance you have learned of six new-to-you artists today, then as Satchmo said to himself,…. ´what a wonderful world !¨  


Lanzarote Art Gallery is an international art gallery representing more than 35 established and emerging contemporary artists. Register now for priority access to leading artists, exhibitions and events. In the r permanent collection there is a large collection of work, painting, sculpture, and photography, national and international. Come and see us or visit our art space


Norman Warwick COMMUNICATING WITH CLAUDIE about art We recently listened to ARTists ARTiculating ART in an article we published on 25th October 2002, that remains in our easy to negotiate archives of more than 750 pieces. Our interviewees…

ARTists ARTiculating ART

The Sidetracks And Detours management team is  eager to fly soon to mainland Spain to see The Adsubian Gallery. which is top of our list of places to visit. We are already enchanted by web site photographs of the gallery and its charming, village setting. The Gallery keeps us informed of their events, from exhibitions to workshops to arts courses

day 5 of our Sidetracks And Detours LS Lowry festival: SALFORD ARTIST DONE GOOD

"If people call me a Sunday painter, I'm a Sunday painter who paints every day of the week." LS Lowry

Day 4 of Sidetracks And Detours´LS Lowry on line Festival to meet MRS LOWRY AND SON.

Artist L. S. Lowry lived with his overbearing mother, Elizabeth, until her death in 1939. Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth tries to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, while never failing to voice her disappointment in him.

day 3 of the Sidetracks And Detours Lowry Festival: L.S. LOWRY:   GOING TO THE MATCH

We all know the famous artists whose work sells for millions - Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Pablo Picasso and Jeff Koons (and now Lowry?)  to name but a few. It doesn't take a genius to spot the common denominator - they're all men.