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  1. News - China - ART

    China's ‘lost’ sexual past is laid bare in Sotheby's erotic art exhibit

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Dutch collector says China's philosophy-based sexual thinking disappeared during Cultural Revolution Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples ... and the chaos of the Cultural Revolution. “Chinese art is so different in its expression than other erotic expressions because it has a philosophical background,” said the 61-year-old, adding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1484162/chinas-lost-sexual-past-laid-bare-sothebys-erotic-art-exhibit
  2. News - China Insider - ART

    64,000 chopsticks, one portrait of Jackie Chan

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:25pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... is a tribute to the life, art and cultural significance of Jackie Chan,” says Yi, who spent a month collecting the chopsticks in Zhejiang and Beijing. “Jackie’s art director contacted me about three ... material to make sure it works. [There’s] a lot of planning and designing on paper and the computer.” Born and raised in Malaysia to parents that had left Shanghai during the start of the Cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1484403/64000-chopsticks-one-portrait-jackie-chan
  3. Lifestyle - Books - ART

    Book review: The Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums, by Sophie Richard

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:35pm by Julian Ryall

    ... designated as important cultural properties. Cleverly designed and laid out, the book- which is divided into five geographical regions- has a section that explains the basics of getting the most out ... buildings designated as important cultural assets, ranging from a 15th-century pagoda to a thatched tearoom dating from 1917. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1486833/book-review-art-lovers-guide-japanese-museums-sophie-richard
  4. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Culture meets couture: Caravaggio masterpiece previews... at Hong Kong mall

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:06pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com In true Hong Kong style, preview of Italian masterpiece is held at glitzy shopping mall Culture meets couture: Caravaggio at the mall The Italian consul general behind next month's Asian debut of one of Caravaggio's masterpieces spoke of the city's growing demand for culture yesterday- at a media preview held, in true Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434985/caravaggio-masterpiece-make-asian-debut-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Police search landfill for HK$28 million painting 'after cleaners mistake it for rubbish'

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Ng Kang Chung

    ... artist. A Poly Auction spokesman could not be immediately reached for comment Wednesday morning. Poly Auction Hongkong was established in 2012. Its parent company is Poly Culture Group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1470196/police-search-landfill-hk28-million-painting-after-cleaners-mistake
  6. News - China - ART

    Scroll costing US$8.2m row puts art ambitions of China’s rich on display

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 02:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Shanghai

    ... with accusations of lavish spending and showing off, even as they claim to be returning cultural relics to China. Critics have openly challenged the motives of real estate developer Huang Nubo, who paid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1464627/scroll-costing-us82m-row-puts-art-ambitions-chinas-rich-display
  7. News - World - ART

    Italy recovers stolen Gauguin that hung in man's kitchen for 40 years

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:41am by AFP

    ... "It's an incredible story, an amazing recovery. A symbol of all the work which Italian art police have put in over the years behind the scenes," Italy's Culture Minister Dario ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463461/italy-recovers-stolen-gauguin-hung-mans-kitchen-40-years
  8. News - World - ART

    Italians angry over advert image of Michelangelo’s David holding rifle

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... has suffered arguably his greatest indignity to date. To the horror of many in the Italian cultural establishment, the world-famous marble statue has been pictured in an advertisement cradling ... that the culture minister took to Twitter to demand the advert be "immediately" ditched. "The advertisement image of the [statue of] David armed offends and infringes the law," read ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1445519/italians-angry-over-advert-image-michelangelos-david-holding-rifle
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    European art museums flock to Asia to exhibit- and attract donations

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... institutions in building bonds with Asia, and in particular China. It means more than just art and cultural exchanges. Strong ties can persuade patrons from Asia to donate money, the kind of generosity that has helped support several Western institutions as they struggle with funding losses amid the region's prolonged economic crisis. To Hong Kong art collector Alan Lau, Western cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1449567/european-art-museums-flock-asia-exhibit-and-attract-donations
  10. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Be careful with that! Caravaggio masterpiece worth HK$640 million is unpacked in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 12:57pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... said, comparing Botticelli’s Renaissance classic Venus that was brought to Hong Kong last year. “There is a growing cultural demand in Hong Kong and I hope we can start a dialogue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1445177/be-careful-caravaggio-masterpiece-worth-hk640-million-unpacked-hong

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