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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Playful Ceet Fouad has journeyed from graffiti to sought-after commercial artist

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord life@scmp.com Whether on wall or canvas, graffiti artist's works have taken him around the globe, writes Richard Lord Ceet: street legal Not many people, when asked ... background is in graffiti art, has crossed over from the street to the gallery. Yet that was never his intention. Ceet started creating graffiti when he was 15 in his native Toulouse as a way ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    V&A Museum looks at tools of resistance

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... to suggestions. Makeshift gas masks made by anti-government protesters at Taksim Gezi Park in Istanbul, a robot that paints graffiti, and defaced banknotes and coins are among the collection which ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Author dials up the horror in new novel

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:28am by GDN

    ... Monsters. Set in Detroit, the Louvre for aficionados of ruin-porn, graffiti and hipster art, it opens with the discovery of a body. "The body. The-body-the-body-the-body, she thinks. Words lose ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Led Zeppelin led the way to new world of rock music

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by LAT

    ... even if returns afterward were diminishing: Houses of the Holy (1973) was a very good album that was a step down from the work that preceded it; 1975's Physical Graffiti was a double album ...

  6. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Will Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver's new Hong Kong restaurants signal Asia expansion?

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by Mischa Moselle

    ... large tables, set up for sharing. The bar area will have high tables and chairs while the rest of the restaurant will feature U-shaped booths. A large piece of graffiti will occupy one wall and, ...

  7. Lifestyle

    J Plus Hotel gets a revamp for its 10th anniversary

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:42am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Renaissance-themed mural by the local branch of British art studio Graffiti4Hire, which is meant to give the property a more notable street presence. Inside, Starck's original white curtains were ...

  8. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Off the beaten track Wong Chuk Hang is a magnet for fashion companies

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:46am by Abid Rahman

    ... to be in," Tan says. The Factory markets itself as an unconventional workspace with many of the walls painted by the Italian graffiti artist Mauro Marchesi. Tan feels that Wong Chuk Hang has tuned-in ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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