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  1. Galleries in the frame as collectors seek Chinese art

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... Rosheen Rodwell The market in Chinese art has seen a boom in the past 10 years with distinctive paintings and sculptures by artists like Yue Minjun increasing in value. Yue was discovered ... collectors of Chinese art go to Shanghai or Beijing to buy, and not Hong Kong. Galleries in Hong Kong also compete for a limited audience as the vast majority of Hong Kong's population live ...

  2. A global dawning

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by P. RAMAKRISHNAN

    ... Chinese artists, Japanese art - we can relate to all their work and it is visible and palpable in contemporary Indian art.' Born in Mumbai in 1959, the JJ School of Art graduate says local ... Atul Dodiya is helping to put India on the modern art map, writes P. Ramakrishnan Forget about the pictorial cliches of India. Contemporary artist Atul Dodiya doesn't do snake ...

  3. Face up to festive changes with ancient Chinese art

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... to perform for shoppers. The four malls, under the Sino Group, have brought in Chow Yuen-mo to stage a cross-over performance, mixing the age-old Chinese art with the traditional charms of a western Christmas. Bianlian, or face-changing, is one of the oldest forms of Chinese opera. The art form, which sees performers changing masks in quick succession with a wave of the hand, has captivated both ...

  4. Write about Asian art for art's sake and get some money for your own sake

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak The booming market is a clear indication: Asian art is hot! To encourage people not just to invest in it, but also study it, the Asia Art Archive created the Martell Contemporary Asian Art Research Grant in 2005. The organisation wants to push more research and in-depth analytical writing, suggesting it's important ...

  5. HK Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition 2007

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... ' says Chan. 'We want to also demonstrate how one medium- Chinese ink- can be used in different art forms and applied with as many techniques as there are artists. We are not talking ... Kevin Kwong Artist Commune, tomorrow-July 12, 2pm-7pm This year's Hong Kong Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition is remarkable on several counts: it features 37 veteran ...

  6. What's On

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ART EXHIBITION AND SYMPOSIUM The New Face of Ink Paintings- Modern Ink Painting Group Exhibition brings together more than 40 renowned international modern ink masters. The 90 paintings ... Tradition of Ink Painting' will be held tomorrow from 9pm to 5pm at the Agnes b. Cinema at the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Prominent local and international speakers will address the audience about ...

  7. Capital idea

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for contemporary Chinese art,' says Fei. 'It is a passion we share with Chinese artists and we will be achieving it together.' Opening on Monday in a disused Bauhaus-style factory ... sweeping, 10-metre high, black and white naves, fund education programmes, and maintain the mainland's first public art library, with books in several languages including Chinese and English. ...

  8. Shanghai's brush with western art

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... for slow sales because it was their first attempt to bring European modern art to the Chinese market and their first contact with mainland collectors. The Picasso and Cezanne returned to Paris ... people are not familiar with western art. 'But we're not really disappointed. There were people showing interest in Chagall. We also brought Chinese paintings with us and the people ...

  9. Calligrapher strives to keep his art alive

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Emma Shen

    ... goal? I want to build a calligraphy school in Beijing to teach children how to improve their handwriting because I am sad to see so many children lose interest in this traditional Chinese art ... as a Red Guard in the fifth batch that Chairman Mao received. Why are you so interested in calligraphy? My parents could not recognise a single Chinese character but they taught me that the style ...

  10. Arts programme to foster critical thought

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor THE DIVISION OF Cultural Studies at Chinese University is launching a Master of Arts programme in Culture Studies aimed at nurturing critical thinking and creativity. ... an understanding of arts and culture from a broad perspective. People working in various other fields are also expected to benefit. The programme will cover the visual culture of what is being labelled ...




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