Polish police detained a 58-year-old man after he threw vials of black paint at the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, an ancient Catholic icon of the Virgin Mary believed to work miracles.Tuesday, 11 December, 2012, 3:36am
Marlene Mocquet FEAST Projects
For French painter Marlene Mocquet, the material she uses - and how it is applied on the canvas - is as important as her fantastical images. A New York Times art reviewer in 2007 observed that the artist exploited 'paint's possibilities with flair, working thick, then thin, dripping, pouring and staining'.8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Finish the picture above and show us what this egg has cracked open to reveal. You can use pencil, crayons, paint, glitter - anything you like. The more imaginative your creation, the better.
The competition will be judged in two categories: 11 years and under; and 12-18 years old.
SCMP staff members and their families cannot enter.1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
I visited an elderly relative in a Kowloon care home and was appalled by the conditions.
Granted there was a certain degree of cleanliness, but I was struck by the suffocating and pervasive stench of stale excrement.3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
It can be difficult to make a rented flat feel like home, but there are easy and inexpensive ways to make your leased space feel more inviting.
One of the biggest hurdles is psychological. Try to live in the present and think of the apartment as your own, not a place you will eventually leave.24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Wallpaper has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. Where once only paint would do, now it seems everything goes, from traditional flocked and damask prints to new metallics.17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am