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  1. The French correction

    Posted Nov 16th 2003, 12:00am by Hark Yeung, John Kohut

    ... in Paris and has visited China twice, adds: 'Chinese artists have learned very well the language of occidental art and how to express themselves with it.' Under the theme of 'eternal ... are mainland film star Gong Li and Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan- is arousing considerable attention. The Alors, La Chine? exhibition of contemporary Chinese art at the Pompidou Centre in Paris, which ...

  2. Words of wisdom

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Clare Tyrrell

    ... on the wall. For one of Hong Kong's leading scholars on Chinese art and culture-he has more than 40 books to his name and is an established painter- this is a pivotal moment: with 70 years ... of paper down the table, it was a luxury that I can not afford today.' However his father, who was the first professor of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong, didn't teach the art ...

  3. Expert Advice

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sofia A. Suarez meets those in the know Q My antique Chinese lacquer box has a cracked lid and chipped edges. Is there anyone in Hong Kong who can repair it for me? Is this something ... different tones of each enamel in the lacquer. Nowadays, you can buy most of these materials in an art shop.' Chan re-lacquers in a controlled, usually air-conditioned environment ...

  4. Dedicated to traditional Chinese art

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the spirit of traditional Chinese arts. The remote, historic village was where he went to hide in 1982 when he thought the Communist Party was going to take over Hong Kong. He had his reasons. His ... the mainland in 1968 to escape the Cultural Revolution. He arrived, aged 28, with only the clothes he wore and some knowledge of Chinese calligraphy and art, taught to him by his grandfather and other ...

  5. Undervalued Chinese art up for sale

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... standard that have survived 1,000 years, and yet the most expensive Chinese painting that we have sold went for just HK$18 million, I would have to say that Chinese art, in general, is undervalued,' Raymond Sun Lap-man, a specialist in Christie's Chinese Paintings Department says. If Chinese art is undervalued, the market for it is buoyant- and growing. Total sales ...

  6. Mainlanders dominate auction of Chinese art

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

    ... Zheng Xiaohui Mainlanders are becoming the biggest buyers of Chinese works of art in Hong Kong, Sotheby's and Christie's revealed after the year's biggest auctions. At Christie's, they outbid local and foreign buyers for some of the most expensive pieces- including a Qing dynasty vase for $13 million and five of the 10 most expensive Chinese paintings. Mainlanders ...

  7. Calligraphy Alumni

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An exhibition of Chinese calligraphy and ink paintings with various themes, produced by past students of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. SCS Learning Centre, Unit A, 1/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Rd, Central. Mon-Fri, 9am-7pm; Sat, 9am-5pm. Inquiries: 3111 7222. Ends Jan 30 ...

  8. Modern art goes under the hammer

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Chinese art in London, I realised that there were no resources for material relating to Chinese art after the mid-20th century available. 'The AAA was thus set up to document and collect ... Tinnie Chow Contemporary Asian Art will be under the spotlight tomorrow night at the Asia Art Archive (AAA) Dinner and Auction. Thirty eight artists and galleries from China and Hong Kong ...

  9. World of miniature wonder in collector's snuff bottles

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... For James Li, buying the finest examples of this art form became a lifetime pursuit Once dismissed as minor by serious Chinese collectors, antique snuff bottles have become highly sought ... in Chinese ceramics and art at Christie's in Hong Kong, said the popularity of collecting snuff bottles among the Chinese was remarkable in the last two years. Rare examples of outstanding ...

  10. Filmmakers seek full mainland access

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Leaders of the Hong Kong film industry are to meet central government officials in Beijing this week in an attempt to further expand the distribution of local films on the mainland. It will be the first meeting between the two sides since the si ...




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