Art and Culture


Top new Chinese buzzwords of 2019: a mix of politics and entertainment

THE top 10 new Chinese words and phrases of 2019 have been released and, perhaps unsurprisingly, they mostly originate from politics, entertainment and the Internet. Today I’ll explain a few of my favorites ...

December 7, 2019, Saturday


Artist steps out of father’s ‘Hidden’ shadow

LIKE father, like son. Yet for artist Chen Liang, the burden of having one of China’s top ink-wash artists and ceramists as his father was a heavy one. That perhaps explains why at the age of 42 he ...

December 7, 2019, Saturday


The Hungarian architect who painted last stroke on iconic Bund waterfront

Famous architect Laszlo Hudec has quite rightly attracted a wide amount of attention during the past decade....

November 23, 2019, Saturday


Gonda captures a sense of time and spaceUptown Theatre

According to the “Gonda” book, the Ping’an Building, constructed in 1925, was the home of the Spanish consulate from 1935....

November 23, 2019, Saturday


Seymour Road Jewish School

The new Jewish School mainly sponsored by former Shanghai resident S....

November 23, 2019, Saturday


Whiteaway, Laidlaw & Co Ltd

In 1930 Gonda renovated the 19th-century building of Whiteaway, Laidlaw &...

November 23, 2019, Saturday


Sun Sun Co

Gonda designed Sun Sun Co, the third of the four big Chinese department stores on Nanjing Road, which reveals a more modern style than the previous two — the Sincere and Wing On department stores....

November 23, 2019, Saturday


Can a new, foreign brand of men’s make-up make a mark in China?

JENNIFER Urwyler visited this year’s China International Import Expo on a mission: she wants to introduce her men’s make-up line into China, and she reckons her products are just what local men need. ...

November 16, 2019, Saturday


Giving birth to vintage collectable design

UNIQUE Design Shanghai may not have been showcasing the most glamorous set at November art week in the West Bund area, but its opening sent out a powerful statement to Chinese art buyers in the city. ...

November 16, 2019, Saturday


Pioneering feminist voice in poetic arena

POETRY is a wonderful light in life. Like art, it is an important companion and friend for a journey into the unknown. If you don’t read poetry, I dare say you have never loved in your life. Fortunately, ...

November 16, 2019, Saturday




 

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