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  1. Divine Power- The Dragon in Chinese Art

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Divine Power- The Dragon in Chinese Art Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong For centuries in China, the dragon has been a symbol of authority that was fit, literally, only ... that protect a house; the dragon stands guard in the East. Chinese have always regarded themselves as offspring of the dragon. As we enter the Year of the Dragon tomorrow, the Art Museum at the Chinese ...

  2. Chinese play smart at Europe fair

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the world's largest arts and antiques fair. But Zhang, who owns a cable- and wire-making factory, is wary because he suspects that the artworks' prices might have been set higher, with Chinese ... to the European Fine Art Fair (Tefaf), an annual event held in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht for the past 25 years. 'The dealers want to sell the artworks to the Chinese, and I have a feeling ...

  3. Art crackdown creates a climate for unrest

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... While the Chinese government appears to be in constant debate over how best to continue alleviating poverty and maintaining a forward-looking economy, it adheres to a predictably hard line ... the actions of Ai the artist, they create a perception of having launched an attack on art itself. Hence artists from around the world, including novelist Salman Rushdie, have come to his support, ...

  4. China's 'share king' makes a fine art of collecting

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 2 billion yuan on artworks since 2009. His wife Wang Wei is another prominent collector of modern Chinese art. Liu said his collection ranged from porcelain to jade, furniture and oil paintings ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Shanghai billionaire Liu Yiqian's decision to begin collecting art 18 years ago paid off in a big way last weekend when the sale at auction ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Whither China’s art market?

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 09:43am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com After the high values achieved in recent New York Asian art auctions, the art world’s eyes focus to Sotheby’s Hong Kong, with Chinese selling art ... behind leading global venues London and New York. But these estimates just show how far the Chinese art market has slid since the dizzy heights of April 2011, when similar auctions raised $447m ...

  6. China bids on art revolution

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sotheby's Asia and international head of Chinese ceramics and works of art. 'The homes of the wealthy and politically influential Chinese elite of the Republican period almost two centuries ... Britain as the world's second-largest art market behind the United States, which makes up 34 per cent of world art sales. Sales from Chinese auctions and galleries contributed Euro9.8 billion ...

  7. It's good to talk

    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... of communication has remained open: art. More than 100,000 Japanese recently filed through the Tokyo National Museum to view a collection of Chinese Buddhist artefacts, and the Mori Art Museum's ... to re-engage, at least culturally, with a country from which it borrowed so many traditions, an exhibition of contemporary Chinese art, now showing at the Mori, shows many Japanese are also keen ...

  8. Learn to appreciate rich Chinese culture

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They find it boring and outdated. Hong Kong is part of China now, we should learn our own history and culture, especially the arts. Schools should help students develop an interest in Chinese arts ... fu has been showcased alongside dramatic theatre. And it just goes to show that traditional art forms (in this case martial arts) can be blended to weave something new and remarkable. Kate, ...

  9. News - China - WEALTH

    Below the super-rich, Forbes counts 10.3m Chinese as wealthy

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and collecting antiques, luxury goods and modern art. The survey found 40 per cent owned at least three properties. For many of the respondents, achieving financial freedom was their ultimate goal. ...

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    Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... affairs,” says RongRong. “Photography still has a very ambiguous status in the mainland. It is not valued nor recognised as art, like ink painting, calligraphy and sculpture. Chinese photographers ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Exhibition traces the beginning of conceptual photography in China, writes Vanessa Yung The prism of time New Framework: Chinese Avant-Garde Photography ...




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