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  1. News - China - ART

    Private buyers from Hunan recover ancient bronze vessel, the Min Fanglei

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:35am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... Xu Donghuan donghuan.xu@scmp.com Hunan recovers ancient bronze relic A group of private collectors from Hunan has secured the purchase of a 3,000-year-old Chinese wine vessel- just a day before the ornate bronze relic was expected to go on the auction block in New York. The sale will reunite the Min F anglei with its lid for the first time since the two pieces were separated soon ...

  2. News - China - ART

    China's ‘lost’ sexual past is laid bare in Sotheby's erotic art exhibit

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Dutch collector says China's philosophy-based sexual thinking disappeared during Cultural Revolution Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples ... (206BC- AD220) to the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) are among more than 100 pieces on display in Hong Kong, drawing surprise and giggles from some viewers unaware of the country’s ancient relationship ...

  3. News - China - ART

    ‘I thought it was a Home Depot pot’: Painter charged for smashing museum’s US$1m Ai Weiwei vase

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:41am by AP and Reuters

    ... punishable by up to five years in prison when the property damaged is worth more than US$1,000. [I] saw Ai Weiwei’s photos... where he drops an ancient Chinese vase... And I saw ... dynasty. The artist has long used ancient vases and artefacts in his work, drawing criticism that painting them defaces the original work. Behind the installation in Miami is a backdrop of three ...

  4. News - China - ART

    Berlin unveils biggest solo Ai Weiwei exhibition... but artist cannot attend

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:45pm by Reuters

    ... colours as those used on Mercedes and BMW automobiles. "Each vase is no longer recognisable as an ancient artefact, yet beneath the thin outer layer the history and complexity of the original ...

  5. News - World - ART

    New York Asian art auctions bring buyers from around the world

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Buyers flock to NY for Asian art sale Ancient ritual wine vessels, modern paintings, and masterpieces representing Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism and Shintoism are among the highlights of Asian art sales in New York this week. The Asia Week auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's will feature thousands of items in a series of sales that could top US$100 million ...

  6. News - China - ART

    Ai Weiwei not amused by smashing of US$1m vase

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:24pm by Andrea Chen

    ... 2,000 years old, to demonstrate his sceptical attitude towards cultural values. "I saw Ai Weiwei's photos behind the vases where he drops an ancient Chinese vase and breaks it," ...

  7. News - World - ART

    Pennsylvania man wins Picasso worth US$1m with €100 lottery ticket

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... gallery and given to a charity working to save the ancient city of Tyre in southern Lebanon. The Unesco-registered charity issued 50,000 tickets at €100 each for the raffle at Sotheby's ...

  8. News - China - ART

    Shanghai ‘roasts’ the giant Rubber Duck

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 03:23pm

    ... took place during Shanghai’s scorching hot summer days, so we just thought: ‘Let’s roast it’,” designer Han Beishi told AFP. “Other inspiration came from an ancient Chinese poem: ‘The duck ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ART

    East and West on show at Fine Art Asia fair

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Chinese. Other than Western fine art and Chinese antiques, the fair also shows installation works by eight Hong Kong contemporary artists under the project: Ancient Contemporary. Hong Kong artist ...

  10. News - World - ART

    Bond trader Jeffrey Gundlach offers US$1.7m for return of art collection

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Museum in the city's Brentwood district and the Getty Villa ancient art museum in Malibu. Among the leading Los Angeles collectors whose art has yet to find its way onto public walls ...



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