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  1. Masters of 20th-Century Chinese Art

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Works by Chinese artists including Sanyu, Wu Guanzhong (including Zhoushan Harbour, above), Zao Wouki, Wang Huaiqing and Chiu Yatsai. Mon-Fri, 10.30am-6.30pm, Sat, 10.30am-1pm, Anna Ning Fine Art, Room 101, 1/F St George's Building, 2 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2521 3193. Ends Dec 10 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Art house

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, SINGAPORE One thing is for sure: when the government here decides on a new policy, it goes full-steam ahead. A couple of years ago, creativity and the arts were pinpointed as keys to help move the city state into the 21st century and help it become a lively global city. Performing arts have so far been the focus, with the construction of the Esplanade ...

  4. Brushes dipped in profits

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... market. Chinese modern art first emerged in the early 1980s as an expression of dissent. A group of experimental artists called 'The Stars' appeared on the Beijing scene in the wake ... of Chinese super-capitalism may now be eroding creativity. 'We are into the production, as opposed to the creativity, period of Chinese art,' he said. 'When demand and price are so ...

  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 Giuseppe Castiglione, who served at the Qing court, the half-length portrait of Consort Chunhui in court dress is executed in oil on gaoli paper. Julian King, head of Chinese ceramics and works ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Guangdong art on show

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Painting. Influenced by the revolutionary spirit, traditional painters also became active in organising art societies. The most outstanding of these was the Chinese Painting Research Society, ... . In line with the exhibition, an education corner has been set up to enhance visitors' appreciation of Chinese painting. The exhibition is being held at the Chinese Fine Art Gallery, 4/F Hong ...

  8. Investors find home is where the art is

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Payal Uttam With Chinese contemporary art prices soaring, Bart Dekker, a financial adviser, decided it was time to adjust his collecting habits. 'Chinese art became less affordable, ... of his clients are based in the city. 'Hong Kong art speaks about the environment I live in. That's why I decided to change [from mainland Chinese art collecting],' says William ...

  9. Chinese characters top student survey of cultural symbols

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... often identify themselves as 'Descendants of the Dragon' and are proud of the martial art, which has a history of more than a thousand years. Instead, less famous Chinese cultural ... Fiona Tam Chinese characters are China's top cultural symbol, according to the results of a poll of about 2,000 university students, mainland media reported yesterday. A joint ...

  10. New-media art a draw for portfolio managers

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... will surprise many,' he said. If so, it will be just the next stage in the roller-coaster ride that has been Chinese contemporary art. When it went under the hammer 18 months ago, the Mask painting ... than 15 years ago, when overseas collectors became interested in Chinese art for 'political reasons'. Demand for mainland artists grew in a similar way that interest surged in Russian ...




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