Art


Close encounters of the art kind

ART installations at downtown Xintiandi are encouraging the public to explore the way they interact through visual art and design. An extension of the four-day Design Shanghai, which ended yesterday at ...

March 10, 2019, Sunday


Research into St Catherine uncovers a hidden secret

A PAINTING by Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi has been found hidden beneath another of the Baroque master’s works, the Uffizi Galleries in Florence said. Infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray analyses ...

March 10, 2019, Sunday


Oracle bone abstract makes auction debut

“untitled,” by Zao Wou-Ki (1921-2013) will be a highlight at Sotheby’s Modern Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong on March 31. Coming directly from the collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the work ...

March 10, 2019, Sunday


Region proves inspiration for generations of poets

JIANGNAN (江南), referring to the regions south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, has long been eulogized by poets whether in ancient or modern times, such as the household poem “Recalling Jiangnan” ...

March 10, 2019, Sunday


Unused oil tanks converted into art space

THE biggest art event next month must surely be the opening of TANK Shanghai. Composed of five daunting thick steel aviation oil tanks, TANK Shanghai breaks the stereotype of how an art space, often ...

March 3, 2019, Sunday


Egypt’s tentmaking craft struggling to survive

MOHSEN al-Khayami has for years watched sadly as his once lucrative craft business dwindled and fellow artisans deserted the ancient art known as Khayamiya, or tentmaking, for better paying jobs. The ...

January 27, 2019, Sunday


Two top orchestras, one common bond

THE Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra will join the Philadelphia Orchestra for a Chinese New Year Concert on January 29, the first time such a musical event has been staged in the City of Brotherly Love. ...

January 20, 2019, Sunday


Finding oneself on a soul-searching return to a hometown

ENTITLED “Where My Heart Settles Down,” Wang Yingying’s photo project embarks on a self-searching journey. Compiled into a book, the project explores the landscape, people and life in Guantao, Hebei Province. ...

January 20, 2019, Sunday


Emotional, evocative photos of extensive travels

A selection of Zhuang Hui’s “Ten Years” series is displayd across a whole wall, showcasing a variety of snapshots the artist took during his travels between 1992 and 2002. Like every traveler on the road, ...

January 20, 2019, Sunday


Capturing the spirit of an old, traditional festival time

A trip to villages in Shaanxi Province during the 2007 Spring Festival brought photographer Zhang Xiao close to shehuo, a regional custom that still prevails in the countryside of the northwest. A century-old ...

January 20, 2019, Sunday




 

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