Xue Song

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  Later this year, Chinese mixed media artist Xue Song celebrates 20 years working in studios at Shanghai’s M50, the contemporary art hub located at 50 Moganshan Road, a few kilometres west of central Shanghai. Built in the 1930s, the… Continue reading

The Ramayana and Sri Lanka

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Asian Art Newspaper discovers the places in Sri Lanka believed to have been connected to the story of The Ramayana, the epic tale of Rama and Sita. The Ramayana, or Rama’s Journey, is India’s first great Sanskrit poem, composed by… Continue reading

The Kimono in Japanese Prints

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The Kimono in Print: 300 Years of Japanese Design is the first show by the Worcester Art Museum devoted to examining the kimono as a major source of inspiration, style, and experimentation in Japanese prints, from the Edo (1603-1868) to the… Continue reading

ASIA WEEK NEW YORK 2021

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It is very good news, indeed, that Asia Week New York is going ahead, despite the difficulties involved in arranging the event this year during the pandemic and Covid 19 restrictions. To overcome the many hurdles, this year is a… Continue reading