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  • Apr 20, 2014
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Sculptor Anish Kapoor's Berlin show

Sitting in a Berlin gallery with a cup of tea, Anish Kapoor is clearly at home in a city that is currently staging one of his largest-ever shows.

Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 4:48pm

Ai Weiwei's new work inspired by milk powder debate

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has drawn inspiration from the controversy over infant formula in Hong Kong and on the mainland for his new work, which will be unveiled at an exhibition exploring Hong Kong's identity and anti-mainland sentiment.

10 May 2013 - 5:46am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, May 8, 2013

Officials must act to curb price hike

It is disappointing to see that, during the new school year, parents will once again face a ludicrous hike in textbook prices. It is equally frustrating to read the attempts by publishing companies to justify this increase, such as curriculum changes and rising costs.

8 May 2013 - 3:22am 1 comment

Giant butterfly sculpture causes flap in Tsuen Wan district

The preparation work for building two contentious district landmarks has started, despite widespread public criticism of them being too costly and even becoming eyesores.

6 May 2013 - 7:17am 3 comments

Israeli artist Yaron Bob creates symbol of peace

Israeli metal artist Yaron Bob makes roses and other art items out of spent steel artillery and rockets fired from Gaza by Hamas into Israel.

7 Apr 2013 - 6:47am

No time like the future says British artist Marc Quinn

Midway through the interview with Marc Quinn, this writer commits a faux pas. "Are you wearing a Damien Hirst T-shirt?" I ask, pointing at his lime-green top with a circular print of swirling colours, reminiscent of Hirst's splatter paintings.

24 Mar 2013 - 4:19pm

Tower Hamlets to sell £20m Moore sculpture to pay for services

One of London's most deprived boroughs decided to sell a Henry Moore sculpture valued at up to £20 million (HK$248 million) to ease its debts, despite pressure from the art establishment to hold on to the imposing bronze work.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:27am


Sculptural works by John Chamberlain, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly (including Untitled, 2009, left) and Franz West. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2151 0555. Ends Apr 28

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Art decor

Mandy d'Abo's passion for art is on display throughout her 2,800 sq ft Stanley house, a veritable Aladdin's cave of contemporary art treasures.

Enormous, boldly coloured paintings jostle for space with smaller, intricate works amid myriad mind-boggling sculptures and installations.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Shapes of things already present

Norman Ko Wah-man's Flight is seen by thousands who pass through the plaza between Wan Chai's Immigration and Revenue Towers every day. But despite its prominent position, the bronze sculpture remains a forgettable and forgotten work of art.

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am