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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Arts hub will be brilliant: Guggenheim chief

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 04:08am by Vivienne Chow

    ... scene, local institutions such as the non-profit Para Site Art Space and Asia Art Archive, and the 2017 opening of the hub's visual culture museum M+ was creating momentum for arts ... it will be brilliant." Armstrong was in the city to launch the first stop on the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative's global tour, at the Asia Society in Admiralty. The Guggenheim and the Centre ...

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    Controversial dealer Johnson Chang to give away 100 art pieces

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Vivienne Chow

    ... not made a final decision as to who to donate the 100 works to. Chang, who is a director of the board of Asia Art Archive, was ranked number 65 in Art Review 's Power 100, a list of the art ... to give away 100 artworks A prominent Hong Kong art dealer who has been embroiled in an art scandal on the mainland plans to donate 100 Chinese art works, including some from the early 20th ...

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    Arts groups vie to helm historic site in Central

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... dominating role, despite the chosen operator having to bear the costs and responsibility for the content. It is understood that the Asia Art Archive is joining hands with Para/Site art space, Ink ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Many express interest in running the Central Police Station’s heritage and contemporary art programmes, but question the selection process Arts groups ...

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    Students and masters capture force behind martial arts- in 3D

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Vivienne Chow

    ... student is demonstrating weng chun, or white crane boxing, for what will become the Hong Kong Martial Arts Living Archive- the first project to document martial arts styles in 3D moving images. ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Students and masters are creating the world's first 3D moving archive to record the unique techniques and power of every movement Capturing ...

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    Star Wars princess a beacon for needy kids as Carrie Fisher visits Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:37am by STEVE DUNTHORNE

    ... Carrie Fisher took time out to visit Hong Kong and use her star power to bring some light to the lives of Asia's poorest children. The actress, best known as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, was guest of honour at last night's The Hub charity ball, raising money for children across Asia. Beneficiaries included The Hub Hong Kong, which supports education in Sham Shui Po, ...

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    Hard rock and soft power in New York

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 04:13am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow in New York vivienne.chow@scmp.com China's contemporary music and art scene gets a US showcase- but Hong Kong also has a big role as Beijing looks to build cultural ... launched its US$10 million programme, the Chinese Art Initiative, at the Guggenheim Museum last year. The first of three commissions, Wang Jianwei: Time Temple, opens today. Exhibition curator Dr ...

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    Scrolls exhibit shines light on ancient links

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 04:59am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... like being in the culture's bracket in Asia," Snyder, a modern art historian, said yesterday. "Here we are [in] the eastern rim, and there we are [in] the western rim." His museum collaborated with the Asia Society to bring a replica of the Great Scroll of Isaiah, along with the Gabriel Revelation Stone, to the city. Neither had been exhibited in China before. ...

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    Mainland Chinese buyers contribute significantly to global art sales: report

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 08:14pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Buyers in mainland China accounted for 24 per cent of global auctioneer Christie's profit for the first half of 2014 A new class of art aficionados in China has made a strong impression on the international auction circuit, according to a newly released report by Christie’s, the world’s largest fine arts auctioning business. According ...

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    ‘Will this happen in Hong Kong?’ Inside the shutdown of Beijing’s Independent Film Festival

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:03pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... – including the Berlinale, Rotterdam and New York festivals – petitioned mainland authorities this week condemning their decision to shut down the Beijing festival and confiscate its archives. Wang ... the festival’s archive, documents and computer hard disks. Organisers Li, Wang and Fan Rong were detained but released hours later. The men outside did not introduce themselves but Wong said he had ...

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    In Scenes of Guangdong concert, musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 03:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... including Hong Kong, Macau and Southeast Asia. Alan Thrasher, a professor emeritus of music at the University of British Columbia, wrote in his book Sizhu Instrumental Music of South China: Ethos, ... Academy for Performing Arts music graduate, who plays percussion. "It is important to carry on this unique musical heritage, otherwise it will disappear."   ...




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