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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

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

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

    ... practising his kung fu stunts. Dressed in a black body-hugging motion-capture suit with 99 markers covering his body- including one on each finger- the 37-year-old designer and Chinese martial arts ... been studying martial arts since he was eight, said the physical practice was an integral part of Sinology, which encompasses language, medicine, the arts and culture. Chinese martial arts ...

  2. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    Mainland Chinese buyers contribute significantly to global art sales: report

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

    ... Chinese clients in our sales globally up 46 per cent [from] the same period last year.” Many of these Chinese clients were not limiting their purchases to Asian-themed art, Murphy added. “Asian ... 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Legendary composer honoured in great form Maestro Peng Xiuwen- A Tribute Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Cultural Centre Concert Hall No orchestra or conductor is more qualified in showcasing the genius of the father of modern Chinese orchestral music than the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and its artistic director. The late Peng Xiuwen, a legend ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hard rock and soft power in New York

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

    ... 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 Thomas Berghuis said Wang's work spanned four decades of Chinese avant-garde art. On Hong Kong's role, foundation chief executive Ted Lipman said the city "has a history for being ...

  5. News - China - CULTURE

    Modern Chinese art to get exposure at a major New York art fair

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to new Chinese art Chinese contemporary art will come under the spotlight of the American art market for the first time in a long while at a major art fair in New York. Organisers of The Armory Show said the US had a limited understanding of the Chinese contemporary art scene, and that political events and negative media coverage of China had made it even worse. Seventeen galleries ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Arts scene takes cue from Occupy movement

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Arts scene takes cue from Occupy creativity The Occupy Central protests have had an unexpected effect: the past month of civil disobedience has unleashed creativity and a yearning for free space among the youngsters who have participated. And that has prompted some in the arts world to come up with new strategies for their events. The first ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Chung Yiu-kwong's notes from a small island

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 04:33am by Oliver Chou

    ... calls for a fast and effective response to bring a situation under control," said Chung Yiu-kwong, general director of the Taipei Chinese Orchestra. The 58-year-old Hongkonger said ... the Taipei Chinese Orchestra by the Taipei city government in 2007, which was under a Kuomintang administration. But I was also asked by the president at the time, Chen Shui-bian, to write ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Vice-chairman post created in reshuffle of arts hub authority

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com New position aimed at easing burden on Chief Secretary Carrie Lam, who is also chairwoman Vice-chairman post created in major arts hub reshuffle A vice-chairman post has been created for the arts hub authority to help its overburdened chairwoman in a reshuffle of the authority's board, it was announced yesterday. Former executive councillor ...

  9. News - China - CULTURE

    Mainland Chinese art buyers grow more choosey

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:59am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com Entrants to the market are learning from their earlier mistakes, auction house director says Mainland art buyers grow choosey The mainland's droves of newly rich are keen to dabble in the art market, but many hold misconceptions or make basic mistakes, said the co-organiser of a new international fine art fair on the mainland. They were ...

  10. News - China - CULTURE

    Building craze 'stops at officials'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Andrea Chen

    ... across the arts and senior state officials in Beijing last week, state media reported. He delivered a broad call for artists to reflect Chinese values and socialism. Xi, instead of the ideology ... way to spend taxpayers' money- all these projects cost hundreds of millions [of yuan]." Cheng Taining, a scholar from the Chinese Academy of Engineering, told Xinhua ...




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