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George W. Bush says painting has changed his life

Former US president George W. Bush says his new painting hobby has changed his life. Bush, 66, said that he wanted to keep learning even in retirement, to follow the example of his father, ex-president George H.W. Bush.

Friday, 26 April, 2013, 3:14am

Artist Zao Wou-ki's works bridged east and west

Chinese-French abstract painter Zao Wou-ki, who died on Tuesday at his home Switzerland aged 93, has been praised by experts and critics as a significant figure in 20th-century Chinese art who perfectly blended Chinese and Western influences.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

US art gallery offers internship

It's a simple idea, but a good one. New York's Lehmann Maupin Gallery, which opened in Hong Kong on Pedder Street on March 14, is offering a locally based student the chance to intern at its US location for the month of July. The internship is paid, and Lehmann Maupin will also offer a travel stipend.

9 Apr 2013 - 9:31am

Chinese masterworks fetch HK$202m

Aficionados of 20th century Chinese art were out in force yesterday, spending HK$202 million on a variety of works sourced from around the globe at a Hong Kong auction.

7 Apr 2013 - 5:28am

Fu Baoshi's granddaughter: I was destined to deal art

Jenny Pat may be the director of an art gallery, but she loves blank walls. Paintings at her home are not hung, but rest casually against the sides of rooms.

4 Mar 2013 - 12:00pm

US artist Roxy unveils 'The Spirit of the Dragon' painting of Hong Kong

Any lingering doubts that Hong Kong is the art capital of Asia were put to rest when American artist, Sharie Hatchett Bohlmann, better known as Roxy, unveiled her newest painting at the Schmidt flagship store in Tsim Sha Tsui's Star House last Thursday.

4 Feb 2013 - 4:41am 1 comment

Ama Huen Ning flourishes in both music and painting

Singer, songwriter and painter Ama Huen Ning has come a long way since the release of her debut album in 2007. Recorded with Korean jazz funk musicians and sung mostly in Cantonese, Seoulful was written for her, organised by a record company, and featured cover art depicting her with the "little girl" look so popular in South Korea and Japan.

23 Dec 2012 - 1:02pm

New, penetrating insights into a Picasso masterpiece

"The most important painting of the twentieth century." This was said of Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon before the century was even half over. It remains one of the most original and disturbing works in the history of art.

14 Oct 2012 - 1:11pm

Christie's Spring Sales Preview Exhibitions

Christie's Spring Sales Preview Exhibitions Fri to May 30

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Chinese fine art under hammer

Art lovers are looking forward to over 300 lots of fine Chinese paintings that are estimated to sell for at least HK$200 million at the Sotheby's Hong Kong spring sales.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am