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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 192 While visiting Haiti on board ss Colombia you search the art galleries and find a variety of

artworks exploring island culture ~ some paintings have allusions to Vaudou rites and rituals; others have local politics as their theme, with it’s dictators and private militias; many artists explore the economics of poverty here in the poorest country of the Caribbean.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island F-46)  Advertisements Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 178 While visiting the waters around the island of Eleuthera on board Indigo Sails you visit

Tarpum Bay, an artists’ colony, where you admire paintings, sculptures and works in various other media: Many of the oil and watercolour paintings portray island life and local scenery, illustrating the spectacular light and wonderful colours of the Bahamian “Out Islands” to their best effect.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island C-12)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 21 Although the so-called “discovery” of Haitian art is dated to around 1940, the roots of

Haitian primitive paintings go back to the mid-1800s from when we can see a painting of the San Souci Palace which exhibits intuitive organization of space, visionary quality and stunning colors, predating by a hundred years the twentieth century Haitian “primitives”. ~ Island Card (F-46)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 13 ss Azure Sea docks in Key West and your Shore Excursion is a visit to the Key West Museum of

Art and History. Here you find the paintings of Mario Sanchez, a self-taught artist who used egg yolk, coffee grounds and limestone dust to create local scenes on the boards of wooden crates. See if you can find Gato’s Village, Old Island Days or Boza’s Conga, which all portray island life and living. ~ Island Card … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 395 After ssc Island Dancer moors by the town of Hamilton in Pembroke Parish, Bermuda, your

Shore Excursion takes you to City Hall then on to the Bermuda National Gallery with its superb portrait paintings by Gainsborough, Reynolds and Murillo; also featured there are contemporary works by local artists which reflect upon the island’s history and heritage. The time spanned by these pieces of art is from the 16th century to … Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 347 While visiting St.Lucia on board ss Colombia you visit the northern tip of the island and

find an artists retreat and art gallery showing exceptional works by local St.Lucian artists as well as paintings and sculptures from Haiti and Carriacou. ~  Island Card (visiting Islands F-46, M-86 & N-100)  Continue reading

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WorldWide Cruise Line Caribbean Cruise Day 338 When ss Mayan Sun docks in Grenada, you find an art gallery that has on display many fine

examples of local paintings, drawings, collages and sculptures: Many of the artists working in Grenada today have been given encouragement and support by the volunteers at the Grenada Arts Council.  ~  Ship Card (visiting Island N-102)  Continue reading