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Tale of 2 women from different times, space

LEAPING through time and place, a dialogue between two female artists of different times — French “New Realist” artist Niki de Saint Phalle and Chinese artist Shen Yuan — is underway at Shanghai’s Power ...

September 16, 2018, Sunday

Digging deep into design genius of video games

A giant screen showing mesmerizing landscapes from the hit video game “Journey” greets visitors to a major London show celebrating the industry’s trailblazing fusion of technical genius and artistic vision. ...

September 9, 2018, Sunday

A toast to man and beast: an anicent, primal bond

CENTURIES before Julius Caesar sipped from a chalice and Alexander the Great raised a goblet to toast his troops, the ancients drank from festive cups made in the image of the beings they revered the ...

September 9, 2018, Sunday

Where contemporary art entered the mainstream

EDITOR’S Note This column examines the contemporary art scene in Shanghai over the past three decades, giving an insight into its development via interviews with the country’s top artists, curators and ...

August 26, 2018, Sunday

Two sides to artist Pu

FOR artist Pu Jie, the “Dual Visual Angle” is a partial overlapping of past and present, East and West, A and B. Dual sometimes refers to his depiction of “double” images, or two views of the same person ...

August 26, 2018, Sunday

A milestone for contemporary art in China

EQUIPPED with a degree in art history, Zhang Qing was a member of China’s underground contemporary art scene in the early 1980s. Many of today’s important figures, he said, were once his “fighting comrades.” “Although ...

August 26, 2018, Sunday

The man who made M50 hub

XIAO Jin, or Director Jin, used to be the soul of M50. As its founder, Jin Weidong entered the local fabric factory in 1985. Perhaps at that time, he didn’t expect his future career would be related to ...

August 26, 2018, Sunday

Rennes revives its Italian mosaic heritage

ITALIAN mosaics, once all the rage in France, fell into neglect and ruin by the 1970s, when homeowners began covering them up with parquet floors or even linoleum. The legacy is one that the Brittany ...

August 12, 2018, Sunday

Rock art insight into ancient desert culture

OPEN air rock paintings in the world’s driest desert pay testament to the importance of the llama to millennia-old cultures that traversed the inhospitable terrain. Conservationists working in Chile’s ...

August 5, 2018, Sunday

Rejuvenated museum offers a cutting-edge insight into Liangzhu’s ancient civilization

VISITORS from all over China have swarmed in their thousands to the newly designed Liangzhu Museum, after it reopened recently following 10 months of renovation, to absorb a fascinating insight into 5,000 ...

August 5, 2018, Sunday


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