Art


British-based artists query documentary art

A play with images combining reality with illusions is on display at an ongoing exhibition at Shanghai Center of Photography at the West Bund. The exhibit “Another Way of Telling” displays around 100 ...

November 11, 2018, Sunday


Printer’s bedroom gave birth to IdleBeats

IN 2009, while working as a web designer in Shanghai, Nini Sum started to think about getting into screen printing. She started printing in her bedroom, and eventually ended up finding a basement studio ...

November 11, 2018, Sunday


Exhibit to honor ‘Flower Thief’ Walasse Ting

FOR many local art lovers, Walasse Ting (1928-2010) and his works strike a chord largely because of his passionate depiction of female beauty, especially when he once called himself the “Flower Thief,” ...

October 21, 2018, Sunday


Exposition explores originality and pastiche in art

THIS is a story of a dream. Imagine a world crowded with old master portraits, ancient Roman marble head, gold reliquaries filled with zombie’s hands and hearts, blooming carpets and colorful tapestry, ...

October 21, 2018, Sunday


Modern art, antiques on show at cube museum

AT a new private museum in Lebanon, a contemporary sculpture of a mortar missile is displayed alongside millenia-old statues retrieved from the bottom of the sea. Named after the Mesopotamian god of wisdom, ...

October 14, 2018, Sunday


Sunflower exhibition blooms

A solo exhibition entitled “A Tribute to Sunflowers — Xu Jiang’s Recent Works” has opened to the public, showing artist Xu Jiang’s sunflower creations and masterpieces from the past 15 years. Born in ...

October 14, 2018, Sunday


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




 

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