Old-school pie: pizza the Italian way

PIZZA IS BELIEVED TO have originated in Naples in the late 18th century. But what we find in Hong Kong today – cheese-filled crusts and toppings of imitation crab, pineapple and Thousand Island...

Old-school pie: pizza the Italian way

If you walk through Statue Square in the second half of May, you will see an extraordinary sight: a five-metre-high resin sculpture of an elephant balancing on the back of a man dressed in pyjamas...

Brothers grim: all's fair in art and gore for the Chapmans

The Chapmans have elevated the grotesque into fine art. While it confounds and disgusts, Fionnuala McHugh finds there is humour in madness

Rap and ruin: The Great Gatsby

Jay-Z on the soundtrack of The Great Gatsby, the 3-D film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel of obsessive love and American social divisions? Surely, that's an all-too-obvious...

Rap and ruin: The Great Gatsby

After nearly eight years in Britain, the young Shanghai-born artist still speaks in hesitant English, albeit with a faint cockney accent. "Art is always a voice in me, which is pretty cool as I...

Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

Blindspot Gallery’s latest exhibition tells the story of contemporary China – one that is seen through mainland artists who saw the need to have their own independent and critical voice.

Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

When talking about major influences, Russian violist and composer Yuri Bashmet puts The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix at the top of his list.

Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

The unheralded horror-comedy Pee Mak has been smashing box-office records in Thailand and is now looking to break out regionally.

Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

Speaking directly to their fans during an online Q&A session on Reddit in January, Sigur Rós confirmed the rumours. Keyboardist Kjartan Sveinsson had left the band.