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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Removal of street artist Invader's Hong Kong work sparks debate on culture and vandalism

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Richard Lord

    ... supporting him appeared on Hong Kong walls- and were swiftly removed. The issue is a vexed one for any city. Street art, graffiti, culture, vandalism: part of the issue is the terms of engagement one chooses to use. It might seem heavy-handed of the government to just tear works down, but it raises some tricky questions: if we're asking when graffiti becomes street art, then we're ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    King of Kowloon's graffiti to appear in new M+ museum

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Legendary figure who took his calligraphy to the streets is finally given art world's seal of approval with one of his works to go on public display in M+ The late graffiti artist ... bought a pair of wooden doors bearing the celebrated calligraphy of Tsang Tsou-choi, a legendary figure who died in 2007. Tsang left a legacy of graffiti on lamp posts, pillars and walls around ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Low-key film brings injustice to life

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Mottram

    ... guilty, Mehserle served just 11 months of a two-year jail sentence for involuntary manslaughter. Anger swept through Oakland as murals and graffiti art sprang up paying tribute to Grant. I know ...

  4. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Spring-summer 2014 fashion trends are all about confidence and power

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Divia Harilela

    ... with Erté-inspired art deco prints in gold and bronze. Céline's collection is inspired by Brassaï's graffiti work, which translated into bold brush strokes on long tank tops and jackets. Primary ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tastemaker Catherine Grossrieder

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... the boundary between street and gallery. This autumn, she competed in the internationally franchised graffiti battle Secret Walls, co-organised by Hong Kong's reigning street art gallery, Above ... and Robert Crumb. Growing up, Grossrieder says, she was a "bit of a tomboy" and a rebel. On a summer trip to Switzerland, she discovered graffiti art in the tunnels of provincial train ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - EXHIBITIONS

    London gallery aims to be conduit for new wave of street artists

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:18am by Reuters

    ... Thierry Noir, a 55-year-old French street artist who lived in a squat in Berlin and painted his graffiti on kilometres of the Berlin Wall from 1984 until it came down in 1989, dodging arrest ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    'Highland Fling' for Hong Kong's ballet fans

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 06:47pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... "There's lots of graffiti," the choreographer says. "And a heart with the names of James and his girlfriend Effie painted on the wall. And when the sylph appears to James from above ...

  8. News - World - ART

    Banksy posts video of Islamists shooting Dumbo out of the sky

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:14pm

    ... Staff reporter Disney flying elephant brought crashing to ground British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled a video in which he depicts the Disney flying elephant character Dumbo being shot down in a rocket attack. Video: Banksy's 'rebel attack' on a drone Dumbo The secretive artist posted the video on his blog as part of his “artist’s residency on the streets ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Hip hop's tie-in to Bruce Lee

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... to early hip-hop culture. That's what an ongoing art exhibition in New York City sets out to explore. Featuring 12 graffiti-styled illustrations of Lee, "Kung Fu Wildstyle" debuted in Hong Kong last autumn, then made its way to Shanghai to start the year, and is now on exhibit at Lincoln Centre in New York until July 15. As far as graffiti street cred goes, it'd be hard ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Syrian artists safe from horror of war but not its sorrows

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to the horrors of conflict. One piece, Freedom Graffiti , superimposed the golden-hued sensuality of Gustav Klimt's masterpiece The Kiss over a shattered and bullet-scarred apartment wall near Homs. ... at the auction, attended by more than 300 people. A copy of Freedom Graffiti brought in US$6,000. "I have to do something for the people there," Azzam says. "I want to do anything to send ...




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