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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Antiques collector sets up museum to show traditional houses and furniture

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Lim Hui Sin

    ... Lim Hui Sin life@scmp.com An antiques dealer has set up a museum in Shanghai to display his collection of traditional buildings and furniture, writes Lim Hui Sin dwell Zhao Wenlong sees himself as a man with a mission, a guardian of cultural heritage. Which is how he came to convert a one-hectare site outside Shanghai into a showcase of antique furniture and traditional buildings ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Private museum in touch with the public

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... of China were just opening, so a lot of these antiques were coming straight to Hollywood Road," Lynn Fung recalls. "Pieces started appearing in our home. At first it was just a small footstool, fairly innocuous. Then they started getting larger and larger. My school desk was replaced by a huge antique. As a child I thought, 'What is this monstrosity? What will my friends ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - Cityseen

    Fine Art Asia fair a fine feast of exquisite design and antiques

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon Charley.lanyon@scmp.com Fine Art Asia fair a fine feast ofexquisite design and antiques Fine Art Asia, billed as Asia's leading international fine arts fair, closed ... There was no shortage of big names: Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso all made an appearance, alongside a wide and varied collection of Asian art and antiques, including a lovely Empress's dragon robe from ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    A family history in antiques set up Andy Hei for role in Fine Art Asia fair

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Nicole Chabot

    ... Nicole Chabot Antique dealing is in the blood for Andy Hei,driving force behind the Fine Art Asia fair, writesNicole Chabot Lifetime of appreciation Andy Hei is where he is today because antiques are in his blood. In 1948, at the age of 15, his father began working as an apprentice in a relative's curio shop. Years later, in 1970, Hei senior left that job to set up an antique ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    A look inside the Liang Yi Museum

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:19am by Enid Tsui

    ... Enid Tsui life@scmp.com A private museum showcasing tycoon Peter Fung's personal collection of Chinese and European antiques accumulated over four decades opens its doors next week. ... for personal collections of antiques and paintings. Here in Hong Kong, such private museums are virtually unheard of, despite the city's rich tradition in contemporary connoisseurship. So ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Pop-up stores Hong Kong's temporary retail solution

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Davies and Tammy To decided Hong Kong needed more European antiques, they flew to Belgium and Britain to hunt for pieces they thought would appeal to buyers from Hong Kong and the mainland. "I like antiques and was frustrated I couldn't get them here," Davies says. "They add so much depth to the home." It wasn't hard to fill up a shipping container ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Make your home come alive with affordable art

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Quirky, eclectic displays of antique, vintage and modern plate art can be hung on walls, or displayed on dressers or cabinets. Sculptures, taxidermy, or other precious and unique artistic pieces ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Colour blind

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm by Jane Steer

    ... was from Sasson Home (www.sassonhome.com.au), in Melbourne. The chairs (A$400 each) were custom made by Jade Upholstery. The rose bowl is an antique champagne bucket that has been in the family ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Spring-summer 2014 fashion trends are all about confidence and power

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Divia Harilela

    ... colours such as red, yellow and blue brought the point home. Karl Lagerfeld took his inspiration from an antique German paint chart at Chanel. A rainbow of colours came printed on dresses ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    World Bipolar Day: how a lack of awareness impedes early diagnosis

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Jeanette Wang

    ... and creativity. In 1999, this led to investing several million dollars in an antique business- which eventually failed. In 2005, he penned a Cantonese opera script in three weeks and made plans ...




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