Artist plays mind games with viewers

Red Demon and Blue Demon with 48 Arhats. Photos: Takashi Murakami, Blum & Poe

Dominating one of the spacious white-walled galleries at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles is a towering, glittering, gold sculpture: swirling flames emanate from a vast skull, the cavernous eye sockets occupied by smaller skulls, the whole effect like that of a gilded alien cadaver in a hurricane.

Sunday, 5 May, 2013, 3:59pm

ESC sequences

A 28-hour day? This seems a perfect idea for Hong Kong: turn the week into six days of 28 hours each. It sounds bizarre and it will never happen but it is rather fun to think about what could be done. Odd as the idea may sound, it is not really that crazy.

3 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Photo-drawing adds dimension

If you want to enlarge, enhance or edit a photo - such as keying together or superimposing one or more images - in our technologically advanced digital era you would probably find a professional studio or just dash into the nearest photofinishing shop with your negatives and tell someone what you wanted. A computer would probably take care of the rest.

22 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Modern artists find the mouse is mightier than the pencil

SEVEN years ago, a budding art and graphics department had a Macintosh II computer and a couple of drawing boards.

Today, there are still only two drawing boards but computers now dominate in a department reliant on cutting-edge technology.

24 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Silicon Graphics' China forum

WORKSTATION vendor Silicon Graphics is to host a five-day programmer's forum in Beijing this month in a bid to bolster demand for the firm's computers in China.

3 Jan 1995 - 12:00am