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Vente d’une importante peinture sur parchemin à Christie’s Londres | Art Media Agency

Vente d’une importante peinture sur parchemin à Christie’s Londres | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La salle des ventes Christie’s à Londres a annoncé la redécouverte d’une peinture japonaise suspendue sur parchemin, Jigoku dayu de l’artiste Kawanabe Kyosai, né en 1831 et mort en 1889...

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WorldViews: What does Singapore have against gay penguins? | The Washington Post

WorldViews: What does Singapore have against gay penguins? | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Banning a book is never a happy feat. But Singapore's government-run National Library Board has done just that...

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On Kawara (1933-2014); falleció un pionero del arte conceptual | Excelsior (Mexique)

On Kawara (1933-2014); falleció un pionero del arte conceptual | Excelsior (Mexique) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On Kawara, artista conceptual que creó pinturas, dibujos y grabaciones que examinan el tiempo y cómo éste mide la existencia del hombre, falleció ayer a los 81 años de edad, confirmó su galería David...

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2,500 year old temple discovered in northern Iraq | The Archaeology News Network

2,500 year old temple discovered in northern Iraq | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Villagers in the Kurdistan region of Iraq accidentally uncovered a long-lost temple dedicated to an Urartian god, according to an archaeologist from a Dutch university...

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Below-the-Belt Myanmar Map Could Earn Jail Time for the Tattooed | The Irrawaddy Magazine

Below-the-Belt Myanmar Map Could Earn Jail Time for the Tattooed | The Irrawaddy Magazine | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

RANGOON— The Mandalay divisional chief justice has warned that anyone who gets a tattoo of the map of Burma on the lower part of their bodyThe Mandalay divisional chief minister says that tattoos of the country’s map on the lower part of the body could disgrace the nation...

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Historic and contemporary Korean art on view in two exhibitions at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art | Art Daily

Historic and contemporary Korean art on view in two exhibitions at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“Ten Symbols of Longevity and Late Joseon Korean Culture” and “Elegance and Nobility: Modern and Contemporary Korean Literati Taste” are two new exhibitions in the Huh Wing/Jin Joo Gallery of Korean Art at the University of Oregon’s Jordan...

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Asian Art in London celebrates its seventeenth year | Art Daily

Asian Art in London celebrates its seventeenth year | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

From 30 October - 8 November Asian Art in London presents the 17th year of the celebration of the arts of Asia in the form of selling exhibitions at the galleries of specialist Asian art dealers and auctions at the major salerooms...

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Art chamanique népalais | Détour des Mondes

Art chamanique népalais | Détour des Mondes | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Une exposition sur l’Art chamanique népalais se tient au Magazzino del Caffe’ à Venise dont François Pannier est le commissaire.
Celle-ci sera accompagnée les 26-27-28 septembre de conférences, projections, rencontres... [Blog]

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Ethnic Kayaw Traditions On the Wane as Youth Shun Traditional Dress | The Irrawaddy (Thaïlande)

Ethnic Kayaw Traditions On the Wane as Youth Shun Traditional Dress | The Irrawaddy (Thaïlande) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An ethnic Kayaw woman, wearing traditional costume, carries a basket at the mountain village of Ra E Pra in Karenni State...

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Les rêves brisés des soldats blancs | Le Monde

Les rêves brisés des soldats blancs | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Pour Canal+, le cinéaste Erick Zonka raconte l’histoire des volontaires partis en Indochine en 1945. Visite sur le tournage au Cambodge...

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'Metamorphosis of the Virtual 5 + 5' opens in Shanghai | Art Daily

'Metamorphosis of the Virtual 5 + 5' opens in Shanghai | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The K11 Art Foundation has announced the opening of Metamorphosis of the Virtual 5 + 5 in Shanghai, an exhibition that not only presents a new wave of Chinese and French digital art, but aims also to instil forward-thinking discussion on change...

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Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation | Archaeology News Network

Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tibetans were able to adapt to high altitudes thanks to a gene picked up when their ancestors mated with a species of human they helped push to extinction, according to a new report by University of California, Berkeley, scientists...

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Chinese Artist Exhibits Gorgeous 'Sculptures' Built By Bees | The Huffington Post

Chinese Artist Exhibits Gorgeous 'Sculptures' Built By Bees | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Beijing-based artist and beekeeper Ren Ri is a focused man. His new three-part series -- titled "Yuansu" in reference to the Chinese word for "element" -- turns bees into his collaborators. Yuansu II features sculptures made by bees, of beeswax...

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The kimono: Just slip it on | Today (Singapour)

NEW YORK - Glamour is a slippery concept, defined one season by a neoprene minidress and the next by a gown cut from stiffened brocade...

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Círculo de animales/Cabezas de zodiaco de Ai Weiwei toma Antropología | Excelsior (Mexique)

Círculo de animales/Cabezas de zodiaco de Ai Weiwei toma Antropología | Excelsior (Mexique) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Si bien la exposición Círculo de animales/Cabezas de zodiaco de Ai Weiwei (Pekín, 1957) se inauguraría hace más de un mes en el Museo Nacional de Antropología, la docena de esculturas de bronce se...

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S’pore writers not happy over NLB controversy | Today (Singapour)

S’pore writers not happy over NLB controversy | Today (Singapour) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Is a bit of an understatement. Ever since the news broke about the National Library Board (NLB) pulling out (and deciding to “pulp” or destroy) the books And Tango Makes Three, The White Swan Express and Who’s In My Family? All About Our Families because of complaints from members of the We Are Against Pinkdot in Singapore...

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Thai magazine editor arrested over his Facebook comments | The Guardian

Thai magazine editor arrested over his Facebook comments | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Thai magazine editor has been arrested for posting comments critical of the military on his Facebook page, reports Human Rights Watch (HRW)...

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Marie Musaeus Higgins: Her footprints on the sands of time | Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Marie Musaeus Higgins: Her footprints on the sands of time | Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The mere mention of the name, Marie Musaeus Higgins brings to the mind of everyone in this country today the prominent Buddhist school for girls in Colombo 7...

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Mandalay’s parliament discusses tattoos of Burma’s map | Democratic Voice of Burma

Mandalay’s parliament discusses tattoos of Burma’s map | Democratic Voice of Burma | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mandalay Division’s parliament convened an emergency session on Tuesday to discuss how individuals who have tattooed the map of Burma on the lower part of the body should be punished, as such an inking is a disgrace to the country’s image...

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Last chance to see: 'India: Jewels that Enchanted the World' at The State Museums of Moscow | Art Daily

Last chance to see: 'India: Jewels that Enchanted the World' at The State Museums of Moscow | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

India: Jewels that Enchanted the World, the most comprehensive exhibition of Indian jewellery ever staged, will be on view until 27 July 2014 at the State Museums of Moscow Kremlin...

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An unfolding of beauty | The Jerusalem Post

An unfolding of beauty | The Jerusalem Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Edo is a place in time possessed with almost mythical connotations for lovers and adherents of Japanese art...

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These Gorgeous Vintage Kimonos Will Change The Way You Think Of The Japanese Garment | The Huffington Post

These Gorgeous Vintage Kimonos Will Change The Way You Think Of The Japanese Garment | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

If we think of the kimono at all, it's of the heavy, silken, flowery garments of the Edo period, starting in the early 1600s...

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Chinese glass achieves exceptional price | Art Daily

Chinese glass achieves exceptional price | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A sale of ‘Interiors’ at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions saw renewed interest in Chinese glass, with a fine and unusual vase from the Peking Glass Factory achieving a staggering £21,080.The sale was held at the auctioneers Donnington Priory...

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Japanese gold leaf artists worked on nanoscale | Archaeology News Network

Japanese gold leaf artists worked on nanoscale | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ancient Japanese gold leaf artists were truly masters of their craft. An analysis of six ancient Namban paper screens show that these artifacts are gilded with gold leaf that was hand-beaten to the nanometer scale...

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Un roman écolo sur la pollution et le « septième continent » | Rue89

Un roman écolo sur la pollution et le « septième continent » | Rue89 | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On parle depuis longtemps de continents de déchets de plastique flottant sur les océans. Ces détritus sont concentrés dans des zones où convergent différents courants marins. Depuis 1997, plusieurs expéditions scientifiques ont repéré une zone de plusieurs millions de km2 dans l’océan Pacifique à 1000 km au nord de Hawaii; les poubelles de notre société de consommation…C’est une île de déchets de plastique qui est l’un des thèmes majeurs d’un bon roman « L’homme aux yeux à facettes » de l’écriva...

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Artista ng Bayan | Manila Bulletin

Artista ng Bayan | Manila Bulletin | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

While she was rejected for the title National Artist, Nora Aunor was named ‘Artista ng Bayan’ by women’s group Gabriela for her role in the movie ‘Minsan May Isang Gamu-Gamo.’ The award was presented to her on July 4, 2014 at the National Council...

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