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Out of town events
18 — Portland2016: A Biennial of Contemporary Art: Showcasing 34 artists at 25 partner venues in 13 communities across the state; various venues and cities; www.portlandbiennial.org. Through Oct. 9 — Portland Art Museum: “Case Work: Studies in Form ...

Pub's ghost stolen by Chinese artist - The Drinks Business
One of the UK's oldest pubs has demanded that its ghost be returned after it was bottled up and stolen by a Chinese artist who has now put the spectre on ...

What's on in Canberra's arts scene
There's another thought-provoking new display showing at the Australian Centre on China in the World, built around a gift from artist Zhang Peili in 2014 of one of his last paintings from the 1990s before he moved onto video and media installations ...

A powerful tribute to Oscar Wilde in Reading Prison – review
There are also a number of handwritten letters on the subject of imprisonment, by nine writers including Jeanette Winterson and the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Some of the artists respond relatively directly to Wilde's time in Reading Gaol: the painter ...

Online art auctioneer Auctionata/Paddle8 names new CEO
In 2015, Auctionata set a record for the most expensive Asian work of art sold online, when an 18th century Chinese clock grossed $3.8 million. Paddle 8, in addition to its stable of contemporary art, also auctions collectibles, including Nirvana ...

Breaking with tradition: new generation of Chinese artists reflect a globalising world
Platon agrees with this new attention: "There is an increased interest in contemporary Chinese art that is being reflected in museum and gallery programmes and in art criticism. This new generation of artists are creating impressive works that reflect ...

Elaine Kwok
Chinese art is a big part of our curriculum, whether it's classical painting, traditional ceramics and antiques, or – increasingly – contemporary art. There's also a lot of interest in basic Western art history. Another big aspect is how to navigate ...

Book From the Sky | The Alcalde
A new exhibit at the Blanton Museum of Art helps correct the paucity of contemporary Chinese art in Texas. More than 25 years ago in Beijing, a group of people ...

Sept | Oct 2016
A new exhibit at the Blanton Museum of Art helps correct the paucity of contemporary Chinese art in Texas. More than 25 years ago in Beijing, a group of people... way-back · The Way Back: Texas Campeón. August 31, 2016 1:36 pm | no comments. Unlocking ...

Travelers Can Now Fly Direct from London to Tehran
The Iran nuclear deal was forged between the Middle Eastern country and the U.S., U.K., France, China, Russia, and Germany. Iran vowed to reduce its nuclear program, including scrapping 98 percent of its uranium ... From the world famous bazaars and ...

New York's Upcoming Asia Contemporary Art Week is Bigger Than Ever
Asian art aficionados can look forward to major shows by established and emerging artists from across China, India, and Japan, as well as Korea, Indonesia, Iran, and other countries across the Middle East and Asia. “By presenting artists' projects and ...

Yuja Wang, the pianist who will not go quietly
With her outlandish dress sense and shock of black hair that would make Sid Vicious weep, the Chinese musician does not necessarily fit the stereotype of a classical virtuoso. In person, the 29-year-old seems an effulgent, if slightly idiosyncratic ...

Newport Art Museum Welcomes New Senior Curator
Dr. Weiss comes to the Newport Art Museum from the Fitchburg Art Museum in Fitchburg, MA, where she was most recently managed the collection of American and African art, photography, and contemporary art objects. Prior to her post in Fitchburg, she ...

Datebook: 'Borders And Bridges' at Museum of Contemporary Art ...
Datebook: 'Borders And Bridges' at Museum of Contemporary Art ...

Busan Biennale highlights East Asian avant-garde art movements
Led by Yun Chae-gab, artistic director of the Busan Biennale 2016 and director of How Art Museum in Shanghai, the biennale explores major contemporary art movements in Korea, China and Japan, influenced by 20th century historical events such as the ...

Japanese and Chinese prints display cultural evolution
These two exhibitions, one of Chinese prints from the postwar years at the University of Sydney and the other of Japanese prints from the pre-war period at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, both offer fascinating windows into the rapidly evolving societies ...

Maori and Pacific photographers visit China to show life here and now
It's the first time a contingent of Maori and Pacific photographers has been invited to take part and it includes a who's who of contemporary art photographers: Siliga David Setoga, Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes, Tanu Gago, Ane Tonga, Grant Apiata, Linda ...

That perpetually penniless savant: on Richard Bellamy and Eye of the Sixties
Charting Bellamy's extraction from Ohio, where he was born to an American father and Chinese mother in 1927, to Provincetown, where he fell in with an art crowd precipitated around the painter Hans Hofmann's school, and thence on to a succession of ...

Datebook: 'Yin Xiuzhen: Slow Release' at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
'Yin Xiuzhen: Slow Release', a site-specific installation by Chinese artist Yin Xiuzhen at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, will be on view from September 30, 2016, through January 31, 2017. This will be Yin Xiuzhen's first solo ...

• Worcester Art Museum Hosts Talk on Contemporary Art of India on Sept. 15
WORCESTER, MA– The Worcester Art Museum, whose encyclopedic 37,500-piece collection covers 51 centuries of art, will host a talk on “The Figurative and the Narrative in Courtly and Contemporary Art of India” on Sept. ... Under her leadership the ...

Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs
This major traveling and transforming exhibition presented by Kadist, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) in Manila, and Para Site and curated by Cosmin Costinas and Inti Guerrero is based on several intertwined lines of tension and ...

Thatching a plan: how a medieval tithe barn became a contemporary art gallery
That was his second stint at Christie's – he had a job there as a porter before going to university, a time he recalls with affection: 'I loved the fact you got to handle everything, from Chinese porcelain to fine furniture. I love touching objects ...

K-pop's TOP has been a collector since he was 4 years old
Sotheby's has put one of Asia's biggest pop stars in charge of a contemporary art auction in Hong Kong, a move guaranteed to get more than a few screaming fans to attend its October sales. In fact, the auction house is so blatantly tapping the appeal ...

Chrisitan Lemmerz & Norbert Tadeusz
Faurschou Foundation is pleased to present, for the first time together, an exhibition of works by the two German artists, Christian Lemmerz and Norbert Tadeusz, in the Beijing space. The exhibition MEAT shows Christian Lemmerz's most recent monumental ...

Datebook: Your guide to area meetings and events
... sketching and oil painting, Mondays, noon; staying fit virtual professor, Mondays, 1:30 p.m.; cards, Chinese checkers, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.; chair exercise, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.; Mind Matters, Tuesdays, 10 a.m., Wednesdays 1:30 p.m.; old time radio ...

Artist Sean Scully Mounts Major New Exhibition in Guangzhou China
Set in Guangzhou, a particularly interesting backdrop for the show because of its vast contemporary art scene and penchant for contemporary architecture such as Zaha Hadid's opera house. Immediately following the success of Sean's recent exhibitions in ...

HK property developer hangs hopes on art
While Hong Kong's luxury goods retailers and landlords are feeling the pain of China's crackdown on extravagance, one of the city's wealthiest property developers is betting that the high-end art market will defy the gloom. Henderson Land, which is ...

From Nature to Mind: Chinese contemporary artworks shine in autumn
A naked maiden on a pale-colored horse, a large tree with pink blossom, a statue named "John" with his right index finger pointing to the sky and his brain fully exposed…These are the showpieces at the "From Nature to Mind: Chinese Contemporary Art ...

5 facts about Lebanon's epic Baalbek ruins
“[The exhibition will feature] art works by international artists from China, the United States, France and Lebanon,” Culture Minister Raymond Areiji said, according to The Daily Star. “This artistic gathering brings together the aim of promoting ...

The Chinese Effect: Traveling Exhibition Comes to MCAD
A significant traveling exhibition exploring the effects of China's transformation on Asia will open tomorrow at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) in Manila, Philippines. Co-organized by MCAD, Para Site in Hong Kong, and the Kadist Art ...

Billionaires, Train Encounters and Mega Buys: An Art Dealer Takes Us Inside the International Dealings of Art Basel
It's also home to almost every top international contemporary art gallery and the intimate and stately Picasso Museum, which reopened last year after a five-year closure for renovations. It's one of my favorite museums. Catching the ... No other art ...

Amsterdam Art Weekend 2016
Amsterdam Art Weekend presents an extensive program of over 100 exhibitions, performances, screenings and conversations, in which more than 50 of Amsterdam's leading art venues showcase the newest developments in contemporary art. Visitors will be ...

European Showcase for Brands of China opens in Birmingham ...
European Showcase for Brands of China opens in Birmingham ...

Datebook: Your guide to area meetings and events
... sketching and oil painting, Mondays, noon; staying fit virtual professor, Mondays, 1:30 p.m.; cards, Chinese checkers, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.; chair exercise, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.; Mind Matters, Tuesdays, 10 a.m., Wednesdays 1:30 p.m.; old time radio ...

New Zealand Brothers' Passion for Art Connects Taiwan with the World
The latest issue of the magazine has not become more “palatable,” but investigates contemporary art and music carefully as before. It highlights a 26-page coverage on Taipei sound art pioneer Lin Chi-wei (林其蔚), who played a ... The essential form of ...

Where next for RBA Guv'nor Glenn Stevens?
Meanwhile, now that the Chinese and Hong Kongese are struck off, it's the Canadians who are the hope of the side for Baird. The Premier's advisers UBS and Deutsche Bank are now talking ice hockey and regulated asset bases with the Canada Pension ...

The Business of Creative Collaboration
Contemporary art and luxury brands are increasingly finding ways to collaborate, but just how are businesses working together to capitalize on this creative potential? This question was explored at the first edition of the ART x LUX CONFERENCE in Hong ...

Inaugural Grand DanceFest to be Held in Grand Center
The Five-Star dance companies will be performing a variety of dance styles/genres including: Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Colombian Folklore, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Chinese Dance. The event will also host a selection of food ... With more than 1,500 ...

Treasures from China's past: MIA exhibition opens Wednesday
Following the success of internationally acclaimed New York based Chinese artist Cai Guo Qiang's 'What about the Art? Contemporary Art from China' exhibition, and the 'Silks from the Silk Road' exhibition, Treasures of China is another major highlight ...

'Manus x Machina' Show Acheives Record at Met | artnet News
A costume is displayed during the press preview of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute spring 2016 exhibition "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an ...

Irving Arts Center to present contemporary Islamic art exhibit
<p><strong style="font-size: 1em; line-height: 1.364; background-color: transparent;">The guest speaker on opening night of the exhibition on Sept. 17 will be Louise Mackie, curator of Islamic art and Islamic textiles at the Cleveland Museum of Art ...

Arts Calendar: Sept. 7-17
Sister-state exhibit, artists' reception, 7 p.m., by Maine and Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil artists, Yarmouth Memorial Library, 215 Main St. Maine Chapter of Partners of the Americas will show a six-minute video, followed by a short talk by artist ...

The Regional Connection
This reality of Indian legislation could play a large part in why we are more likely to see a Chinese billionaire pay $170 million for a Modigliani than a person of Indian origin (POI). Despite this broadening of taste, the art ... These men as well as ...

September art fair highlights
With a focus on emerging artists and burgeoning art scenes, this international fair – which features 60 galleries from across 35 cities – is an important reference for anyone interested in contemporary art. Accompanying the fair is START Projects ...

Something Artsy to Do Every Day From Today to Thanksgiving
SEPTEMBER. Sept. 7: See the Shanghai Acrobatics troupe, one of China's (and the world's) most famous circus acts. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway. 7:30 pm. $20-$55. Sept. 8: Check out Juliana Huxtable's multimedia exhibit that blurs the ...

Introducing the world to Korea
While 20 world leaders got together in China for the G-20 summit to discuss world affairs and the global economy, 20 cultural leaders from 20 different countries gathered in Seoul on Tuesday morning to ponder upon how to best promote Korean culture ...

New private museum showcases Dutch tycoon's art collection
11 to showcase the eclectic collection of modern and contemporary art amassed by wealthy Dutch industrialist Joop van Caldenborgh. Set amid manicured lawns and ... One exhibition, Full Moon, showcases a selection of highlights from Van Caldenborgh's ...

What to see in Korea this biennial season
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art is holding a 30th anniversary show, As the Moon Waxes and Wanes (until 12 February 2017), at its Gwacheon headquarters. Three-quarters of the 560 works are from MMCA's collection, with the ...

The Barn features art by Shen Chen
WALOPLE, N.H. >> Cynthia-Reeves at The Barn at 28 Main launches its fall exhibition program with a solo show of new works by Chinese painter, Shen Chen, the gallery's fifth solo exhibition of this artist's work. In this exhibition, Shen Chen debuts new ...

28 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, September 8
The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is an authentic representation of an age-old garden tradition that reached its peak in the Ming Dynasty. The VanDusen Botanical Garden features over 255,000 plants from around the world and almost two ...



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