Art


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


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




 

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