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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1049536/family-history-antiques-set-andy-hei-role-fine-art-asia-fair
  2. Antiquities board can't admit last old building is long gone

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jake's van der Kamp At Thursday's meeting an [Antiquities Advisory Board] member raised a new piece of historical information about the [west] wing, showing a 1969 news article ... of our history. And this leaves that peculiar collection of underemployed architects and unemployable dreamers, the Antiquities Advisory Board, with a dilemma. If we have already graded all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004862/antiquities-board-cant-admit-last-old-building-long-gone
  3. HK International Art and Antiques Fair

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Show of art in various styles and media (including Amedeo Modigliani's Head, left), and antiques including ancient bronzes, Chinese ceramics, textiles and jades; with special exhibitions by the National Museum of China, the HK Museum of Art and the Ink Society of HK. Today, 11am-8pm,tomorrow, 11am-6pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$200 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694560/hk-international-art-and-antiques-fair
  4. Rich display of antique artefacts and new art

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and antiques in Hong Kong, yet it's unusual for collectors, dealers and connoisseurs to have a chance to view both styles of art together. The Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair ... years from the Neolithic period to cutting-edge contemporary art. 'We believe that the combination of antiques and contemporary art is the ideal format for an art fair in Hong Kong,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654792/rich-display-antique-artefacts-and-new-art
  5. Designer who popularised semiprecious stones sparkles at the arts and antiques fair

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Jewellery designer Lo Kai-yin believes the city is ready to be an arts hub. The historian, who was a pioneer in promoting semiprecious stones in Chinese jewellery when only diamonds counted, is showing her designs at the Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair, which starts today. Her exhibits will consist of three themes, involving pearls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654728/designer-who-popularised-semiprecious-stones-sparkles-arts-and-antiques-fair
  6. Call for antiquities board to be replaced

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee An independent statutory body with the authority to declare monuments should be set up to replace the Antiquities Advisory Board, a conservationist said yesterday. The idea ... the ferry terminal, he said the power and the discretion to declare a building a monument were in the hands of the Antiquities Authority, while the board played only an advisory role. Mr Lai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604850/call-antiquities-board-be-replaced
  7. HK suspects held for smuggling antiques

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... police said they had recovered 563 antiques when making the arrests, adding 128 were 'highly valuable'. The Anhui Daily said the seizure was the largest haul of antiques on the mainland ... and Shandong. Li Xiusong, director of the Anhui Cultural Relics Management Bureau, said the value of the items had yet to be assessed. 'Police are finalising the transfer of the antiques ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/445966/hk-suspects-held-smuggling-antiques
  8. Antique fairs abound

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... simultaneously with very similar names, causing some major confusion among buyers. The Asia International Arts & Antiques Fair starts tomorrow at the AsiaWorld-Expo and the International Asian Antique and Art Fair starts on Friday at the China Resources Building in Wan Chai. The AIAAF runs until Monday and admission is $100, while the IAAAF continues to the following Wednesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/550049/antique-fairs-abound
  9. Former antiquities chief reappointed

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Busy architect Edward Ho will now wear two hats Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa has filled the post of Antiquities Advisory Board chairman a month after it fell vacant- by appointing the same person. This means architect Edward Ho Sing-tin will fill two roles- as chairman of the antiquities board and of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society. When Mr Ho was appointed last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484983/former-antiquities-chief-reappointed
  10. Historical knowledge must be passed on, dealers say

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The city's historic role in the preservation and trading of Chinese antique furniture should be passed on to the younger generation, dealers say. The industry should educate the public about antique furniture so people would not be deceived by incorrect information, they said. Because Hong Kong was a British colony, a lot of Chinese furniture with important ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641742/historical-knowledge-must-be-passed-dealers-say

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