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  1. Archive opens up and looks abroad

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Yeung Yang

    ... Yeung Yang The new office of the Asia Art Archive (AAA) commands spectacular views of a century of architecture, from the soaring residential high-rises leaning against green mountains ... In slightly more than six years, the archive has doubled its library to 2,500sqft, housing more than 22,000 items on Asian contemporary art, including manuscripts, artists' correspondence ...

  2. Swiss timing

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... In a bid to promote the region, Hong Kong's arts archive is taking the unusual step of setting up shop at an international arts festival, writes Kevin Kwong AT THIS WEEK'S Art Basel show in Switzerland, the executive director of Asia Art Archive (AAA), Claire Hsu, and her colleagues from around the region will be doing what archivists seldom do: promoting the art ...

  3. Expertadvice

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the price point is lower so you can get into it a lot easier.' You could, for example, buy Deng's work for between $4,000 and $70,000. Resources: Asia Art Archive, 8, 2/F, Wah Koon ... Sofia A. Suarez Q I've started investing in contemporary paintings from around Asia. I've heard whispers about Mongolian art. What is coming from that region? WHAT THE EXPERTS ...

  4. The light fantastic

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The City of Water has been transformed into a City of Light for the prestigious Venice Biennale contemporary art festival - at which 83 artists and 89 countries are represented - starting today. Venice's Arsenal, a medieval shipyard complex in the heart of the historic city, hosts an exhibition entitled 'ILLUMInations', while the national pavilions are spread around ...

  5. Collectors' dream portrait

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... An Imperial portrait of Consort Chunhui is the highlight of the Bonhams Hong Kong Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale on Sunday. Attributed to the Italian missionary-artist ... of art in Hong Kong, says it is a great privilege for Bonhams to be offering a painting of such beauty and historical significance. 'All the other portraits of this type from the Qianlong ...

  6. Swiss art fair a big draw for Asian buyers

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Southeast Asia are reported to have bought works from both Asian and Western dealers, despite the gloomy economic climate. Art Basel declined to provide statistics on the increase in VIPs from Asia ... the Boers-Li Gallery at the end of the month to join M+ as senior curator in July, said engagement by collectors and galleries from Asia in Art Basel had 'changed dramatically' in the four ...

  7. Rivals find common ground in arts

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... other's library collections. Art museums on both sides will extend invitations to each other's artists and their film archives will jointly house an exhibition on their cinema history ... for Information, Communications and the Arts Lee Boon Yang. The agreement largely promotes exchanges of cultural talents and information. 'We need cultural co-operation to foster a closer and more ...

  8. Shortage of talent threatens arts hub

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Hong Kong's ambition to become Asia's arts hub could be hamstrung by a lack of home-grown talent. The city's arts institutes ... for arts development, publicly funded dance troupes and orchestras still rely overwhelmingly on foreign performers. Relatively few home-grown talents are hired- according to a survey by the South ...

  9. Scholar talks of Persia's great influence on China

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chow Chungyan chungyan.chow@scmp.com What do jasmine, the pipa musical instrument, Louis Cha's martial arts classics and admiral Zheng He have in common? The answer is their link ... Asia- and was frequently disrupted by war, natural disaster or politics. But the traffic of goods and ideas always resumed and flowed both ways for centuries. Official contacts also started ...

  10. Emperor no garden-variety ruler

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Secret Garden of Emperor Qianlong- that opens at the Hong Kong Museum of Art. It features 93 artefacts from the garden. Also known as the Ningshou Gong Garden, it was created by the ruler as a retreat after he resigned the throne at the age of 85, in the 60th year of his reign in the 18th century. The Museum of Art is the first in Asia to show the exhibits, which come from the Palace ...




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