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22 09, 2019

Obama to Adele, super close-up photos of world’s most famous on show in Shanghai

By | 2019-09-22T04:00:15+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Obama to Adele, super close-up photos of world’s most famous on show in Shanghai

“I always say that it’s easier to photograph people you love or people you hate, because you have an emotion that comes from either,” says New York-based German photographer Martin Schoeller. “It’s the people you really don’t care about that is not as ...

21 09, 2019

Masterpiece London in Hong Kong: the art and antiques fair that wants to broaden horizons

By | 2019-09-21T10:00:08+00:00 September 21st, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Masterpiece London in Hong Kong: the art and antiques fair that wants to broaden horizons

Masterpiece London – an art and antiques fair traditionally aimed squarely at the international rich – has undergone something of a transformation in recent years. While the decade-old show’s original premise of mixing classical and impressionist art ...

20 09, 2019

Made for the fake-news era, this photographer’s work was ahead of its time

By | 2019-09-20T08:30:10+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Made for the fake-news era, this photographer’s work was ahead of its time

You know art photography is having a moment in Hong Kong when David Zwirner devotes its gallery to the medium – and for the third time in less than two years. Its survey of the work of American Philip-Lorca diCorcia, known for blending staged photogra...

19 09, 2019

Patua, Macau’s dying language, and the 103-year-old Macanese woman who speaks it

By | 2019-09-19T09:34:48+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Patua, Macau’s dying language, and the 103-year-old Macanese woman who speaks it

Macau, a city on the southern coast of China, is best known today for its casinos, but until 20 years ago, it was a colony governed by the Portuguese.During this period of colonial rule, which lasted more than 400 years, many Portuguese traders married...

19 09, 2019

Heritage is Innovation show mines past to create future designs, including a carpet literally glowing with Chinese mythology

By | 2019-09-19T07:00:08+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Heritage is Innovation show mines past to create future designs, including a carpet literally glowing with Chinese mythology

In the old days, when visitors entered the extraordinary Hong Kong residence Aw Boon Haw created for his family in 1936, they stepped through a moon gate onto a large carpet in the main sitting room. Haw Par Mansion was built in a variety of architectu...