CALLIGRAPHY

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY In conversation with Asian Art Newspaper, calligrapher AndrΓ© Kneib recounts his extraordinary journey which began long before it was easy, or fashionable, to travel to China. Even today, as globalisation has brought the art world closer together than… Continue reading

TANTRA

TANTRA Asian Art Newspaper discovers the history of Tantra, which is closely linked to Buddhism, learning about its role as a philosophy and its global impact through the centuries. The radical philosophy that transformed the religious, cultural and political landscape… Continue reading

CAPTIVE BEAUTIES

Captive Beauties An exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art explores the portrayal of women in Late Imperial Chinese paintings Women of all social statuses in imperial China were mostly confined to restricted, highly circumscribed lives. Their worth was often… Continue reading

NOMADIC JEWELLERY

ASIAN NOMADIC JEWELLERY Asian Art Newspaper takes a look at tribal South Asian jewellery from the Barbara and David Kipper collection, a promised gift to the Art Institute of Chicago, including tribal jewellery from Afghanistan and India The wide range… Continue reading