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UK artist's first Asian solo show delights in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British contemporary artist Felix Treadwell's first solo exhibition in Asia features paintings and a large-scale installation, and will continue in Taipei until Sunday...

First-ever exhibition of Taiwanese veteran illustrator extended

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first solo exhibition of Taiwanese veteran illustrator Jimmy Liao, known as Jimmy (幾米), has been extended to run through Saturday (April 10) at Eslite Gallery in Taipe...

Yuguang Island Art Festival begins in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Yuguang Island Art Festival, which features the work of 13 artists, will run through April 18 in Tainan's Anping District. With the theme of "Dwelling...

Hong Kong: Oscars won't be aired for first time in 60 years

Hollywood's top awards ceremony had been broadcast in Hong Kong for over 60 years by free-to-air TVB on its English language channel. But this year, no channel will carry the show. As Beijing cra...

Denmark: Repairman dies while working on massive sculpture

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Denmark say a repairman died while working on a steel column that is part of a massive sculpture in the city of Herning. Jutland region police s...

Banksy painting raises $23 million for UK health charities

LONDON (AP) — A Banksy painting honoring Britain’s health workers in the pandemic has sold for a record 16.8 million pounds ($23.2 million,) auction house Christie’s said Tuesday. Proceeds from the sa...

Banksy superhero nurse painting sells for record price to fund NHS

"Game Changer," a one-meter-square (three-foot-square) black-and-white painting of a child playing with a toy nurse as superhero by the artist Banksy sold at Christie's auction house in ...

Huge queues for Nara Yoshitomo's Taipei exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — GACC (General Association of Chinese Culture) announced Friday (March 12) morning the first solo exhibition of Japan's contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo was wildly po...

Wrangle over valuable art uncovered in Cypriot ghost town

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The abstract figures of naked women gyrating to the rhythms of a five-piece band had shocked many people almost 60 years ago as they eyed the artwork for the first time on the w...

Fashion Walk and Asian GOLD Presents: Kingston Culture and Creativity Zone – THE ORIENT

A Pop-up Hub of Artistry for Local Budding Designers, Street Artists, Fashion Brand Spearheading Novel Retail Concept HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 January 2021 - Located at the heart of Hong Ko...

Japanese contemporary artist announces Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara stated on Friday (Jan. 22) that he will come to Taiwan for the launch of his special exhibition. Nara on Friday tweeted, &qu...

Iraqis slowly rebuild Mosul, with little aid from government

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Anan Yasoun rebuilt her home with yellow cement slabs amid the rubble of Mosul, a brightly colored manifestation of resilience in a city that for many remains syn...

DFA Awards 2020 Winners Announcement: 3 Design Trendsetters, 16 Young Designers and 197 Outstanding Projects Honoured for Design Excellence

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 30 October 2020 - DFA Awards 2020 is pleased to announce its recipients for the year of 2020. Three design trendsetters have been recognised under the three individ...

Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 60 years rediscovered

A painting by American artist Jacob Lawrence that has not been seen in public for 60 years has been found and will soon take its designated place in a 30-piece exhibit of Lawrence's work, officials at...

Banksy artwork sells for almost $10 million at auction

LONDON (AP) — Banksy’s playful take on a famous Impressionist painting has sold at auction for 7.6 million pounds ($9.8 million), the second-highest price ever paid for a work by the British street ar...