Royal Ontario Museum

Artists to paint town red

From paintings and installation works to videos and sculptures, Art HK 12 offers a diverse and dynamic range of contemporary art from 38 countries across the globe.

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 12:00am

Arresting site for the arts

The latest design for the HK$1.8 billion Central Police Station heritage project features two cubic buildings made from aluminium bricks and an underground passage linking them. But the Jockey Club has yet to provide details of what will be housed in the arts centre development.

12 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Popping-up

Popping-up Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre Until Oct 22

This international group exhibition of 13 artists now on display at the Arts Centre's Pao Galleries looks at the relationship between 2-D and 3-D works. Yet, considering the curatorial team - led by the director of Tokyo's Mori Art Museum Fumio Nanjo - the premise is surprisingly broad.

21 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Hanging out with Picasso

The purpose of art, said Pablo Picasso, is to wash the dust of daily life off our souls. But why keep it cooped up inside? Just as art looks at home in the living room, it is also deserving of a place in the garden, courtyard or balcony.

13 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Master of art's show

An impressive crowd of VIPs attended the Arts Centre for the opening of an exhibition by painting master Professor C. C. Wang, one of the few surviving artists honed in China's classical tradition, and his pupil, Ma Singfoon. Proceeds from sales of paintings are being donated to the Sheen Hok Charitable Foundation and the NYSA Exhibits Association.

20 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Museum has touch of class

FEW new museums of contemporary art, even the most committed to minimalism, would open their doors without a painting on the wall. But when the Singapore Art Museum opened on October 20 the walls were bare, because the star attraction was the building itself, the restored St Joseph's Institution, built in 1867 as a Catholic boys school.

30 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

The Emperor's old clothes

WHOEVER said that 'the clothes make the man' might have been referring to the trendy young set knocking about in Imperial China. Back in those days you really could judge a man (or a woman for that matter) by their gear.

Heavily embroidered silk robes spoke of wealth and minor nobility, while members of the court added various ornaments and precious metals to their ensembles.

8 Jul 1995 - 12:00am