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  1. All in all, it's not just another pic on the wall

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Clare Tyrrell

    ... A spectacular 128-metre mural is drawing attention to an overlooked group of Hong Kong artists, writes Clare Tyrrell Winding behind the high-rise housing of the Cheung Wan Estate in Tsing Yi, a vast mural stretches across a cement wall like a dragon. Its primary colours and optimistic vision of a green future Hong Kong- with wind turbines, butterflies and happy children- ...

  2. News - World - ART

    Banksy ‘Kissing Coppers’ mural auctioned for US$575,000

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Miami Amorous bobbies painted on the side of a British pub find favour after being transported to Miami Banksy 'Coppers' mural auctioned for US$575,000 A mural created on the side of a building by the elusive British street artist Banksy has sold for US$575,000, and dozens of other graffiti-style works at a Miami auction were closely watched due to the soaring value ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    ‘Malaysia’s Banksy’ goes viral with crime mural

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur A street mural that was whitewashed by authorities because it highlighted Malaysia’s crime problem has gone viral, with versions popping up across the country and earning their creator comparisons to UK graffiti artist Banksy. The original mural that appeared on a wall in the southern Malaysian city of Johor Baru last week had depicted a woman ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BOOK FAIR

    Ancient Mogao Grottoes murals get 3-D projection treatment

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by CHARMAINE CHE

    ... Charmaine Che charmaine.che@scmp.com Historic Buddhist cave murals screened in 3-D A 3-D depiction of one of China's most famous Buddhist cave sites yesterday drew mixed reactions ... to view the 3-D murals properly. "It was not particularly impressive, and the 3-D technology was unrealistic. But if you've never been to the real thing, I think you would find it quite ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand university apologises for students' 'thoughtless' Hitler mural

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Outrage over Nazi leader's portrait next to superheroes on billboard by Thai students University apologises for 'thoughtless' Hitler mural ... our sincere apology for our students' 'Superhero' mural," art school dean Suppakorn Disatapundhu said in a statement issued yesterday. "I can assure you we are taking ...

  6. News - World - ART

    Controversial 'Slave Labour' mural by Banksy up for sale again

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... put up for sale again in London. The mural, called Slave Labour, mysteriously vanished from its original site on a wall in north London in February before appearing on an auction list in Miami ... Museum in London's Covent Garden on June 2, auctioneers The Sincura Group said. Sincura said that the mural has "been sensitively restored under a cloak of secrecy", and would ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Anti-US Tehran mural links Obama and Shemr, villain of Shia

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Tehran Tehran arts links Obama to villainy For connoisseurs of political symbolism, Tehran is a feast. Government-sanctioned murals of ayatollahs and "martyrs" ... a major road. Last week an Iranian website showcased photographs of a dramatic new anti-Obama mural near the city's busy Valiasr Square. The image is of Barack Obama beside Shemr, a villain ...

  8. Murals can't disguise this blot on the landscape

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It's the most idyllic of scenes. Murals of majestic trees dotting rolling green fields being lapped by sparkling blue waters cover a hoarding in front of construction work ... though, the decision is seen by some as rubbing salt in wounds. But whether the murals are misleading or not, they are certainly disappointing. Views of the harbour from the public garden and bars ...

  9. New York 'mural kings' leave their mark for a worthy cause

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... several wall-sized urban works of art. The 'mural kings' even sprayed the final touches on one Hong Kong-inspired painting during the bash. 'We've been here many times,' ...




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