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Actor defies gender norms in ball gown

BILLY Porter, speaking to Vogue before he walked the Oscars red carpet, knew what he was in for among some social media users. “People are going to be really uncomfortable with my black ass in a ball ...

March 3, 2019, Sunday


More Oscar success for Mexico’s ‘three amigos’

ALFONSO Cuaron’s big Oscars night — three golden statuettes for his personal film “Roma,” including his second for best director — once again highlights the major success in Hollywood for Mexican filmmakers. This ...

March 3, 2019, Sunday


Female composer hits key note in men-dominated music arena

Camille Pepin is part of a very rare breed. She is a female composer....

February 24, 2019, Sunday


Boxing legend is a fighter, not a lover

American boxing legend Marvelous Marvin Hagler may be 64 but he said that age won’t stop him hunting down more roles in action adventure movies — on condition he doesn’t do love scenes....

February 24, 2019, Sunday


Glenn getting Close to scooping Oscar honor

GLENN Close stands doubled over laughing in the doorway to her Manhattan apartment while her loyal white Havanese, Pip, circles an arriving reporter. Close is one of the most accomplished performers ...

February 17, 2019, Sunday


‘Souvenir’ a family affair for Swintons

TILDA Swinton and a childhood friend prepared for months to make a film about a traumatic experience from their youth before realizing that the actress’ daughter would be perfect for the starring role. Swinton ...

February 17, 2019, Sunday


Jiang proud to have been part of ShContemporary

JASMINE Jiang of Bolognafiere Exhibition Co Ltd witnessed the huge success of ShContemporary and its decline in later years. A major in hotel management from Shen Zhen University, Jiang said she took ...

January 13, 2019, Sunday


Breaking down barriers with his panda

THOUGH his name may not be high on the list of China’s contemporary art, Zhao Bandi is always mentioned in any discussion of its history. Born in 1966 in Beijing where he now lives and works, Zhao graduated ...

January 13, 2019, Sunday


Zhang makes the case for female curators

FEMALE curators are not often found in the art community, but Zhang Bing has always tried to push herself and the artists she chooses to the public. Often clad in chic dresses, a smiling Zhang frequents ...

January 13, 2019, Sunday


Crossover artist updates pop art for the digital age in new show

ARTIST and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture, climate ...

December 23, 2018, Sunday




 

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