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Victorian Ceylon
There is an interesting description of life in mid-19th century Ceylon, published in the New York Times in 1878, entitled Ceylonโ€™s Spicy Breezes, filed by their special correspondent from Kandy, the cultural capital at the heart of the island. It sets out the state of the coffee industry in the country-…

 

China’s Hidden Century

The latest exhibition at the British Museum considers the rapid change that took place in China during the late 19th century and early 20th century under the Qing dynasty. From the end of the 18th century, successive emperors saw their empire come under threat from domestic dissent, as well as external aggression…

 

Modern Japanese Art

An exhibition at Honolulu Museum of Art is shaped around a recent major gift from one of the museumโ€™s benefactors, allowing them to explore a fascinating period in Japanese art, comprising paintings, ceramics and lacquerware…

 

Kim Beom
Leeum Museum of Art presents How to Become a Rock, a solo exhibition of one of Koreaโ€™s leading contemporary artists, Kim Beom (b 1963). Comprising works from the early 1990s to the mid-2010s, the large-scale survey exhibition brings together more than 70 works, including…

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    Wang Keping

    The Rodin Museum invited Wang Keping to take over the sculpture garden as his studio during May and early June. The project is a …Read More ยป
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