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  1. Moveable feast for art lovers

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Duck egg shells, train tickets and cat flaps are some of the artworks that will give this year's ArtWalk a quirky edge. To be held on Wednesday evening, a host of independent artists including Nadim Abbas, Clara Cheung Ka-lei, Gum Cheng Y ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740758/moveable-feast-art-lovers
  2. Political survivors

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong It's telling how artists Cheng Yee-man and Clara Cheung Ka-lei marked their engagement in 2004: they donned traditional Chinese wedding outfits and joined the annual July 1 protest rally as a piece of performance art. Cheng and Cheung, wh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733357/political-survivors
  3. Graffiti blurs line between art and vandalism

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anecdotal evidence seems to indicate graffiti is on the rise in our city. People are generally in two minds about it. Certainly, young people should be encouraged to express themselves. Graffiti, by being spontaneous and a little subversive, is all the more interesting and appealing to young people. But is it art or vandalism? Even if a piece of graffiti has artistic merit, it can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668461/graffiti-blurs-line-between-art-and-vandalism
  4. Graffiti a thought-provoking art form which is widely respected

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their support for the artist. Among all the voices, the graffiti designed by Chin Tangerine, the young female artist, speaks the loudest. Sadly, we have Agnes Tam ('Graffiti protest inappropriate', April 27) suggesting that such graffiti should not be allowed in our city. Should we curse or praise Chin? I regard her as a brave young painter. Ms Tam suggested that, instead of painting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966741/graffiti-thought-provoking-art-form-which-widely-respected
  5. New crop of pro-Ai Weiwei graffiti appears

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phyllis Tsang Graffiti and stencil drawings in support of detained artist-activist Ai Weiwei spread further across Hong Kong during the Easter holiday, with former supreme leader Mao ... to use a unit better known for investigating rapes and murders to help find out who created graffiti in support of Ai. Police received four reports of criminal damage between 2am and 5am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966185/new-crop-pro-ai-weiwei-graffiti-appears
  6. FYI: What is latrinalia?

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai The term was devised by an American academic to refer to the graffiti found on toilet walls. Since biblical days, writing on a wall has been a way of making people sit up ... against the Almighty. Other ancient forms of graffiti can be found amid the remains of Pompeii, Italy (where the term originated). One inscription found in the preserved city warned of Celadus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596205/fyi-what-latrinalia
  7. local culture

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions 1 Who reported to the police that Tsang Tsou-choi's graffiti in Kennedy Town had been vandalised? a. Tsang Tsou-choi b. Lau Kin-wai c. Joel Chung Yin-chai d. Oscar Ho Hing-kay 2 What did Joel Chung Yin-chai do to two pillars that bore Tsang Tsou-choi's graffiti on Victoria Road? a. He painted his own work over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700591/local-culture
  8. Box Clever

    Posted Apr 13th 2007, 12:00am by Karen Leong

    ... Where other people see faces, make-up artist Alex Box sees a blank canvas. She talks to Karen Leong. NOT SINCE PAT McGRATH has the fashion world been this excited about a make-up artist. Alex Box, 34, with her white-blond hair, pale skin and red lipstick, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/588742/box-clever
  9. Rare 'King of Kowloon' graffiti painted over

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... One of the few remaining works of graffiti by the late 'King of Kowloon' - art the government had pledged to preserve - was recently covered by neatly applied grey paint. The Highways Department, which was responsible for maintenance of a retaining wall in Kwun Tong, admitted that it painted over four other graffiti works on the wall during recent routine maintenance, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698509/rare-king-kowloon-graffiti-painted-over
  10. Little but photos to keep King of Kowloon's graffiti

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

    ... Responding to written questions from Civic Party vice-chairman Alan Leong Kah-kit in the Legislative Council, Acting Secretary for Home Affairs Florence Hui Hiu-fai said the condition of the graffiti ... on Tsang's calligraphy on a pillar at the pier, with a transparent polyester film mounted on its surface for protection. The government has covered another piece of his graffiti on a lamp post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675475/little-photos-keep-king-kowloons-graffiti

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