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  1. For graffiti artists, the writing's on the wall

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Love it or loathe it, graffiti seems to be a dying art in Hong Kong. In a city of seven million people, active graffiti artists estimate ... see as mere vandalism. Asia's foremost graffiti competition wrapped up in Taiwan yesterday with about 2,000 artists in attendance. Since 2008, the event has attracted teams from nine ...

  2. Artists are making an impression

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Remo Notarianni

    ... A focus on the latest trends in manufacturing, merchandising and purchasing with Remo Notarianni The emergence of more galleries in HK has helped build a thriving business Dressed in saffron robes with backs turned to the viewer, Buddhist monks of Burmese ...

  3. News - World

    Banksy in New York: The elusive artist's works

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 05:00pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Famously jaded New Yorkers are getting swept up in the hype over Banksy, the renegade graffiti artist who is leaving his mark across the city this month. Here, we look at the works that have taken residents by storm. ...

  4. Silk experience proves anything but smooth for graffiti artist Kongo

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Naysayers may say that Hermes opted for just another trend-driven collaboration by lining up a graffiti artist to reinterpret its signature silk printed scarf. But according ... graffiti artist Kongo. He flew in from Paris for the event and sprayed his tag on a wall of Hermes boxes, which were then autographed and given to guests. 'We had to use three or even more ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    American designers come to the fore at New York fashion week

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 11:03am by Jing Zhang

    ... constructed collection with oversized appliques and out-there prints, while Karan gave us more traditionally beautiful femininity mitigated by bold, artsy graffiti patterns. Victoria Beckham  Few ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Pair arrested over Ai Weiwei graffiti

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung Eastern district councillor Tsang Kin-shing, and former Kwun Tong councillor Lam Sum-shing, both League of Social Democrats members, were arrested yesterday on suspicion of criminal damage while teaching people to spray paint graffiti of detained mainland artist Ai Weiwei on the ground in Sai Yeung Choi Street, Mong Kok. They were released on bail. Ai-related graffiti ...




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