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Photographie : la Chine de 1844 à 2014 exposée à Shenzhen | FrenchChina.org

Photographie : la Chine de 1844 à 2014 exposée à Shenzhen | FrenchChina.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le 15 août, l'exposition baptisée « Paris-Beijing : les Français photographient la Chine (1844-2014) » a été inaugurée à la galerie d'arts Yachang de Shenzhen...

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The LOLcats Of Japanese Print Art Have Officially Taken Over | The Huffington Post

The LOLcats Of Japanese Print Art Have Officially Taken Over | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 

Utagawa Kunitoshi (1847–1899), Newly Published All Cats, 1884. Color woodblock print; 22 ½ x 16 inches. Courtesy of Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation.
For those following the wonderful world of cat art (aren't we all?...

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China inicia una nueva excavación de los Guerreros de Terracota | La Mula (Pérou)

China inicia una nueva excavación de los Guerreros de Terracota | La Mula (Pérou) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Pekín, 5 may (EFE).- Un equipo de arqueólogos chinos ha iniciado una nueva excavación de los históricos Guerreros de Terracota de la ciudad de Xian con la esperanza de hallar figuras " de rasgos extranjeros " así como nuevas armas, informa hoy la...

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Rare sculptures thrown out as modern temple comes up at ancient Pallava site | The Archaeology News Network

Rare sculptures thrown out as modern temple comes up at ancient Pallava site | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A year ago, when a group of people approached the villagers of Thatchur near Kallakurichi in Villupuram district to construct a temple on an ancient Pallava site, little did they realise that it would be at the cost of some rare 9th century...

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The Japanese tea ceremony: an interview with Jun Iwai | Art Media Agency

The Japanese tea ceremony: an interview with Jun Iwai | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Born in 1947, Jun Iwai is a Japanese ceramic artist who makes traditional Japanese pottery...

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Dental enamel reveals surprising migration patterns in ancient Indus civilizations | The Archaeology News Network

Dental enamel reveals surprising migration patterns in ancient Indus civilizations | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

University of Florida researchers have discovered that ancient peoples in the Indus Valley apparently did not stay put, as was previously thought. Equally surprising is how they found out: by examining 4,000-year-old teeth...

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Unearthing Vadnagar | The Archaeology News Network

Unearthing Vadnagar | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A tourist visiting Vadnagar, 120 km from Ahmedabad, may find it difficult to envision the sleepy town as a thriving international trading market. But, texts by Chinese traveller Heung Tsang and Mughal chronicler Abul Fazl belie these assumptions...

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Indian miniatures lead Roseberys first Islamic & Indian Arts Auction | Art Daily

Indian miniatures lead Roseberys first Islamic & Indian Arts Auction | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Roseberys London inaugural sale of Islamic & Indian Arts saw 370 items from the Islamic and Indian worlds go under the hammer at their London saleroom...

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Chinese Qing Dynasty cabinet soars to $230,000+ and new record set for Grateful Dead poster | Art Daily

Chinese Qing Dynasty cabinet soars to $230,000+ and new record set for Grateful Dead poster | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At the conclusion of Clars April 25 & 26, 2015 Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry and Asian Antiques Auction, it was clear that Asian commanded the weekend achieving remarkable prices...

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Ancient mosaics damaged during restoration in Turkey | Archaeology News Network

Ancient mosaics damaged during restoration in Turkey | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At least 10 mosaics, held in the world’s second largest mosaic museum in Turkey’s southern city of Antakya, were seriously damaged during restoration, a local newspaper has reported...

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Different colours of Vietnamese Tea | Vietnam Net

Different colours of Vietnamese Tea | Vietnam Net | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Making and drinking Lotus and Jasmine tea is a treasured custom of Vietnamese people. Every cup of natural flower-scented tea captures a fraction of Vietnam’s rich and vibrant culture...

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From a New Cultural Revolution in China, "Xingyi Hu: Unidentified" | The Huffington Post

From a New Cultural Revolution in China, "Xingyi Hu: Unidentified" | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Xingi Hu, from The Remains series (detail), 2010. Hu is a thoughtful, highly-skilled artist in China involved in what might be a new type of cultural revolution...

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Japanese American Museum Acquires Internee Artifacts | The New York Times Company

Japanese American Museum Acquires Internee Artifacts | The New York Times Company | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An auction of the collection had been set for last month, but was canceled after protests on social media...

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Feeling the aftershock | Taipei Times

Feeling the aftershock | Taipei Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sujan Shrestha says it breaks his heart to look at the piles of rubble that are all that remain of the ancient Nepalese temples where he has worshiped all his life...

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In Nepal, efforts underway to salvage ancient sites damaged by quake | The Archaeology News Network

In Nepal, efforts underway to salvage ancient sites damaged by quake | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Swayambhunath — also known as the Monkey Temple, for its holy, furry dwellers that swing from the rosewood trees — is one of the oldest and most sacred Buddhist sites in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley, an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus as...

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Visitors flock to prospective World Heritage sites across Japan | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Visitors flock to prospective World Heritage sites across Japan | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tourists crowded Meiji industrial facilities on May 5, a day after the sites, considered instrumental in Japan’s modernization, moved a step closer to UNESCO World Heritage listing...

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Triumphal arch of ancient city to return to former glory | The Archaeology News Network

Triumphal arch of ancient city to return to former glory | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


One of the largest monumental arches remaining on Turkish soil is set to become a major tourist attraction in the southern province of Adana...

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Chinese Paintings and Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art at Poly Auction Hong Kong’s Mid-season Auction 2015 | Art Media Agency

Chinese Paintings and Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art at Poly Auction Hong Kong’s Mid-season Auction 2015 | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Poly Auction Hong Kong’s Mid-season Auction is to take place in Poly Gallery Hong Kong from 26 until 31 May 2015...

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Fine Japanese Art sale at Bonhams London | Art Media Agency

Fine Japanese Art sale at Bonhams London | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On 14 May, Bonhams auction house in London is to host a Fine Japanese Art sale. The auction house held its first auction of fine Japanese art in 2007, and ever since, the department has become increasingly important...

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Unearthing Vadnagar | The Archaeology News Network

Unearthing Vadnagar | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A tourist visiting Vadnagar, 120 km from Ahmedabad, may find it difficult to envision the sleepy town as a thriving international trading market. But, texts by Chinese traveller Heung Tsang and Mughal chronicler Abul Fazl belie these assumptions...

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Unearthing Vadnagar | Archaeology News Network

Unearthing Vadnagar | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A tourist visiting Vadnagar, 120 km from Ahmedabad, may find it difficult to envision the sleepy town as a thriving international trading market. But, texts by Chinese traveller Heung Tsang and Mughal chronicler Abul Fazl belie these assumptions...

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China starts new terracotta army dig | Archaeology News Network

China starts new terracotta army dig | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

China launched a second excavation project on Thursday on a burial pit in the ancient capital of Xi'an, where an army of terracotta warriors guards the mausoleum of China's first emperor...

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Purifying ceremony refreshes heroine of Aoi Matsuri festival in Kyoto | The Asahi Shimbun

Purifying ceremony refreshes heroine of Aoi Matsuri festival in Kyoto | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

KYOTO--The Saio-dai queen, star of the famed Aoi Matsuri festival, performed a purifying ceremony on May 4 at Shimogamojinja shrine in front of an audience of 700...

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Ancient Nepali temple town of Bhaktapur left in ruins | The Washington Post

Ancient Nepali temple town of Bhaktapur left in ruins | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The quake not only destroyed homes and businesses, it damaged the city’s religious and royal heritage...

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Photos Show Remarkable Nepali Temple City Before The Quake | The Huffington Post

Photos Show Remarkable Nepali Temple City Before The Quake | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 

Bhaktapur is an ancient city, full of decayed splendor and cultural treasures from Buddhist and Hindu worshippers who settled as early as the 13th century. Now it lies savaged by the earthquake that struck Nepal last week...

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Glittering year for Myanmar’s golden pagoda | Taipei Times

Glittering year for Myanmar’s golden pagoda | Taipei Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As he smooths a gold plaque on the glistening flank of Myanmar’s most prestigious Buddhist pagoda, a merchant pays his ancestors the highest honor — and contributes to a bumper year of donations to re-gild the sacred site...

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