29. 07. 2013

National Art Museum of China Entry / Gehry Partners

Gehry Partners has just released their highly anticipated proposal for the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) in Beijing. Though rumors from last year reported Frank Gehry and Jean Nouvel as the competition’s top contenders, with Nouvel taking the...

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29. 07. 2013

From Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng: Contemporary Cantonese Art in the 1980s

Asia Society Chinese Arts Documentary Series – Documentary Screening & Post-screening Discussion Registration at 6:15pm Screening at 6:30pm followed by discussion* with Huang Xiaopeng, Artist & Anthony Yung, Director From Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng:...

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29. 07. 2013

Security head “fears” for museum’s Asian art at V&A

The V&A’s Vernon Rapley suspects a spate of UK thefts could involve criminals with connections to China The V&A houses one of the most comprehensive and important collections of Chinese in the UK...

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29. 07. 2013

China’s Green Grass May Be Painted; Photos From Chengdu Show Workers Applying Dye

The grass is always greener on the other side… of China? The old adage gains new relevance today, as photos appear to show Chinese officials spray-painting grass in the city of Chengdu to look more...

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29. 07. 2013

If You Think China’s Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China’s rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards. Countless rivers and lakes have also...

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28. 07. 2013

Ommwriter

A programme to make typing and writing that bit nicer… A wise man once said “We are all at the mercy of our wild monkey minds. Incessantly swinging from branch to branch.” With...

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