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Italy return 796 cultural relics back to China

Italy return 796 cultural relics back to China

It seems that China and Italy, two countries with the largest number of world heritage sites, are constantly holding cultural exchange activities. Witnessed by visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities of Italy and the Minister of Culture and Tourism of China have signed […]

Yungang Grottoes asks the world for official logo design

Yungang Grottoes asks the world for official logo design

Administrators of the Yungang Grottoes, located 16 kilometers west of Datong, north China’s Shanxi Province, recently launched a global competition to design a new official logo, according to the Yungang Grottoes Research Institute, Chinanews.com reported on March 12. With more than 51,000 Buddhist statues of various sizes in 45 existing grottoes, the Yungang Grottoes is […]

An Exhibition about the History of Iranian Media

An Exhibition about the History of Iranian Media

From March 8, the Hoo Art Gallery of Tehran presents Watching the History of Iranian Media, an exhibition that celebrates the 5th edition of the book titled The Donkey Party Newspaper. Hosted by Pune Neda, vice president of Asia Journalist Association, publisher of Shukran, and head of the Iran branch of AsiaN, the project will display […]

Goryeo: The Glory of Korea

Goryeo: The Glory of Korea

From December 4, 2018, to March 3, 2019, the National Museum of Art present “Goryeo: The Glory of Korea”, a comprehensive overview of art in the Goryeo Dynasty. The special exhibition brings together 450 artworks, including works on loan from 45 institutions, 11 of them in the United States, United Kingdom, Italy, and Japan.   […]

How Korea’s modern art began

How Korea’s modern art began

Exhibition sheds light on art of Korean Empire The Korean Empire (1897-1910), proclaimed by Joseon’s 26th ruler King Gojong as an effort to modernize, is often neglected in Korea’s history.  “Art of the Korean Empire ― The Emergence of Modern Art,” an exhibition on view at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), […]

An Overview about OBEY

An Overview about OBEY

OBEY is a street brand in the U.S founded by a world-renowned street artist Shepard Fairey in 2001. Fairey created OBEY clothing because he thought fashion was the most effective way in which people identify themselves. OBEY is famous for its simple but dynamic images. The brand also well represents Fairey’s ideology and philosophy by […]

“Into The Light”: a Route From Art to Social Issues

“Into The Light”: a Route From Art to Social Issues

This is a story of art, disabilities, diplomacy, and democracy. A story in which the feeling of guilt is intertwined with the spiritual searching of a soul. An adventure that started in Gwangju, South Korea reached New York in the United States. And this was possible thanks to a partnership between Kim Geun Tae and […]

Looking for needle in Gwangju Biennale’s haystack

Looking for needle in Gwangju Biennale’s haystack

Gwangju Biennale explores border issues in scattergun approach Under the theme “Imagined Borders,” derived from Benedict Anderson’s book “Imagined Communities,” the 2018 Gwangju Biennale deals with imminent issues such as refugees, migration, cold war, divisions and the digital divide. For this year’s Gwangju Biennale, 11 curators organized seven main exhibitions with some 300 works of […]

Paper, Present

Paper, Present

Normalization of digital media brought with it the assumption that print mediums—paper—would soon become obsolete. The popularity of Kindle tablets certainly suggested this, and offline news sources often went unread as there was always the more easily accessible online version.  But for some artists, paper has become more than useful. In place of costly art […]

Chagall in Seoul

Chagall in Seoul

From May 28th to August 18th, the M Contemporary Museum, in Seoul, holds a special exhibition. Chagall is a project that assembles Marc Chagall’s artwork. The exhibition is divided into five different sections: Dreams, Fables, Religion, which includes Bible related artwork, War and Exodus, which combines Chagall’s famous illustrations, The Path of Poetry, a part […]

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