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  1. News - China - ART

    China’s historical relics decomposing due to mishandling

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 05:46pm by Angela Meng

    ... the country steps up its methods of art preservation. In 50.66 per cent of historical relics there are varying degrees of decomposition, with some 2.3 million pieces of cultural treasures having been ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com More than half of the historical relics in China are undergoing varying degrees of decomposition due to mishandling, reported Sichuan-based Huaxi ...

  2. 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

    ... Yinlan and Ling Lizhong “This is a good thing, debate on the authenticity of ‘Gong Fu Tie’ helps restore historical truth,” Liu told state media, though he added the controversy had left him ...

  3. News - World - ART

    New York Asian art auctions bring buyers from around the world

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by Reuters

    ... beautiful you can live with, but it is also going to hold its value over time. And if you look historically [at] the way prices have risen, it is a very good proposition," he said. The global ...

  4. News - World - ART

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

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

    ... for the city's historical heritage and fine arts board, Cristina Acidini, has reportedly issued the company with a legal notice asking for the image to be withdrawn. Philosopher Sergio Givone, ...

  5. News - World - ART

    Pennsylvania man wins Picasso worth US$1m with €100 lottery ticket

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris US$1m Picasso won online with €100 lottery ticket A US ticket-holder in an online charity raffle walked away with a US$1 million Picasso after paying just €100 (HK$1,070), Sotheby's said after organising the first-of-its-kind event. The perfectly preserved Cubist artwork had previously been bought by an anonymous donor from a New York ...

  6. News - World - ART

    ‘King of jewellers’ Cartier puts on dazzling show in Paris

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:11pm by GDN

    ... A hand-drawn design for a necklace incorporating the historic La Peregrina pearl, given to Taylor by Richard Burton, is also on display, alongside a handful of elegant jewels commissioned for Princess ... the Grand Palais to suggest organising the exhibition, which she insisted is of real cultural and historic interest. "Cartier is one of France's iconic companies and is a part ...

  7. Magazines - Money - ART

    Long live the king

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 10:58pm by Denise Tsang

    ... on government welfare subsidies. "No one can judge if he was nuts or not," says Chung, who has spent the past six years combing through historical, social and cultural information of the era ... meanings. "Some collectors may not care about Uncle Choi's background, nor about what or why he wrote, but the social, historical and cultural elements can be read between the lines," ...

  8. News - World - ART

    America's Freer Gallery races to save Asian art treasures

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Lack of funds and ageing conservators hamper Freer museum's mission to preserve collection American gallery races to save Asian treasures The Freer Gallery of Art in Washington hopes to save Asian artworks for future generations. But first, it has to save Grace Jan's job. Jan is the assistant Chinese-painting conservator ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ART

    A contemporary art space with attitude and ambition

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Contemporary art space with attitude and ambition A new government art space housed in a grade two historic building vows to not only break boundaries ... and Crafts style of the house, built in 1908. Main features such as its red bricks, original window and door frames and tiles were preserved. The yacht club moved to Kellet Island in Causeway Bay ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ART

    King of Kowloon's graffiti art waits for salvation

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The Urban Renewal Authority has vowed to preserve what is one of the last street graffiti by the King of Kowloon before it can find it a proper home, which won't be until the end ... to survive that long. The South China Morning Post reported the issue in September but no progress has been made. Artist Pak Sheung-chuen was worried that the preservation efforts may be too late. ...




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