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First photos of 19th-century India and Burma by Linnaeus Tripe premieres at National Gallery of Art | Art Daily

First photos of 19th-century India and Burma by Linnaeus Tripe premieres at National Gallery of Art | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Innovative British photographer Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822–1902) captured some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma (now Myanmar)...

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Islamic State jihadists pillaging Iraqi artefacts to sell them on the black market, UNESCO warns | Art Daily

Islamic State jihadists pillaging Iraqi artefacts to sell them on the black market, UNESCO warns | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State jihadists occupying parts of Iraq are destroying age-old heritage sites and looting others to sell valued artefacts on the black market, experts gathered at UNESCO's Paris headquarters warned Monday...

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Philippines seizes art from a Manila property of former first lady Imelda Marcos | Art Daily

Philippines seizes art from a Manila property of former first lady Imelda Marcos | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Philippine authorities said they seized paintings Tuesday from a Manila property of former first lady Imelda Marcos as part of efforts to recover works by Picasso, Gauguin, Miro, Michelangelo and others...

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Modern masters from India and Pakistan head Bonhams sale in London | Art Daily

Modern masters from India and Pakistan head Bonhams sale in London | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Paintings by masters of Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art forms a significant part of Bonhams Islamic and Indian sale in London on October 7th...

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‘Abenomics’ colors Japan’s art market after years of pallid returns | The Japan Times

‘Abenomics’ colors Japan’s art market after years of pallid returns | The Japan Times | Asie | Scoop.it

Just a decade ago, a lithograph by artist Yayoi Kusama would sell for several hundred dollars at best. But now her pieces, some just the ...

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Hokusai, le Picasso de l'ère Edo | Le Figaro

Hokusai, le Picasso de l'ère Edo | Le Figaro | Asie | Scoop.it

Le Japon déroule son monde foisonnant, poétique, sensuel et cocasse au Grand Palais. Une leçon du maître zen sur feuille de riz et bois de cerisier...

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A vanishing tribe Delhis Durga makers need prayers | Hindustantimes

A vanishing tribe Delhis Durga makers need prayers | Hindustantimes | Asie | Scoop.it


Artists say the demand for idols is rising but the compensation is not adequate for the sheer amount of hard work they put innbspThey are trying to keep the art intact say the younger generation is unwilling to take up the profession...

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Sacred Buddha Images Tour Inle Lake at Famed Festival | The Irrawaddy

Sacred Buddha Images Tour Inle Lake at Famed Festival | The Irrawaddy | Asie | Scoop.it

INLE LAKE, Shan State — Hundreds of Buddhist pilgrims from across Burma make their way to southern Shan State each year, destined for the famed Inle Lake and its Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival...

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HONG KONG • La "révolution des parapluies" inspire les dessinateurs | Courrier International

HONG KONG • La "révolution des parapluies" inspire les dessinateurs | Courrier International | Asie | Scoop.it

Des parapluies face à des gaz lacrymogènes. Cette image symbolique des manifestations de Hong Kong  inspire les dessinateurs. Et Occupy Central a été rebaptisé sur Twitter "révolution des parapluies"...

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Première exposition d'envergure en Chine pour les BD francophones | French.china.org (Chine)

Première exposition d'envergure en Chine pour les BD francophones | French.china.org (Chine) | Asie | Scoop.it

En tout, ont été exposées plus de 100 œuvres d'une soixantaine de dessinateurs français, belges, suisses, italiens, espagnols ou encore canadiens. C'est la première fois qu'une exposition sur les BD francophones de cette envergure se tient en Chine...

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Exhibition at Vadehra Art Gallery brings together a group of Indian and international photographers | Art Daily

Exhibition at Vadehra Art Gallery brings together a group of Indian and international photographers | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Vadehra Art Gallery is presenting the exhibition Home and Away between September 13 and October 11, 2014...

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RÉSEAUX SOCIAUX • #HongKong interdit en Chine | Le Courrier International

RÉSEAUX SOCIAUX • #HongKong interdit en Chine | Le Courrier International | Asie | Scoop.it

Le mot Hong Kong a disparu des réseaux sociaux en Chine continentale. Une manière, pour Pékin, de limiter, notamment, la diffusion des images des manifestations en faveur de la démocratie...

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Carlotta Ikeda, danseuse de butô, est morte | Le Monde

Carlotta Ikeda, danseuse de butô, est morte | Le Monde | Asie | Scoop.it

La star féminine du butô est morte le 24 septembre à Bordeaux – où elle vivait depuis la fin des années 1990– à 73 ans...

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Learning to become an artist at VinSpace | VietNamNet Bridge

Learning to become an artist at VinSpace | VietNamNet Bridge | Asie | Scoop.it


HCMC-based VinSpace Art Studio has been running a bimonthly event “Canvas & Wine” to give art enthusiasts an opportunity to become an artist...

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5 000 ouvrages chinois présentés à la Foire du livre de Belgrade | French China

5 000 ouvrages chinois présentés à la Foire du livre de Belgrade | French China | Asie | Scoop.it

« Vous pourrez aller à la rencontre de la Chine ancienne et contemporaine, et observer les changements qui ont lieu dans notre pays au quotidien », a déclaré l'ambassadeur de Chine en Serbie Li Manchang...

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Indonesian puppetry and a festival of West Javanese culture come to Freer/Sackler | The Washington Post

Indonesian puppetry and a festival of West Javanese culture come to Freer/Sackler | The Washington Post | Asie | Scoop.it

Epic narrative. Exquisite music. Spirited humor. And puppets. The performing-art form wayang golek has it all, says Kathy Foley, a scholar and master puppeteer who is deeply versed in this brand of theater, traditional to the Sundanese culture of West Java, Indonesia...

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Through art, creating a dialogue between Palestinians and others | The Washington Post

Through art, creating a dialogue between Palestinians and others | The Washington Post | Asie | Scoop.it

The path to Dagmar Painter’s office at the Jerusalem Fund Gallery Al-Quds leads past a crimson wall, painted that color in mid-August as a backdrop for a piece in the current show, Helen Zughaib’s “Fractured Spring.” ...

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Art exhibition listings | Taipei Times

Art exhibition listings | Taipei Times | Asie | Scoop.it

Chang Hong-chang (張弘昌) uses custom tools and a microscope to carve miniatures of legendary characters such as Luo Han (羅漢) and the ghost hunter Chong Kuei (鍾馗)...

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Jungle Atlantis, BBC2 - TV review: Fascinating history of Cambodian kingdom, despite the dreary voiceover and bad graphics | The Independent

Jungle Atlantis, BBC2 - TV review: Fascinating history of Cambodian kingdom, despite the dreary voiceover and bad graphics | The Independent | Asie | Scoop.it

If BBC2 Operation Stonehenge: What Lies Beneath a few weeks back whet your appetite for documentaries about mysterious ancient ruins, here’s another...

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Japanese conceptual artists to offer soup made from Fukushima vegetables at Frieze Art Fair | The Independent

Japanese conceptual artists to offer soup made from Fukushima vegetables at Frieze Art Fair | The Independent | Asie | Scoop.it

Would you eat soup made from radioactive vegetables? And if you did, would it be art?...

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ArtsBeat: Scholars Call for U.N. to Ban Trade in Syrian Antiquities | The New York Times

ArtsBeat: Scholars Call for U.N. to Ban Trade in Syrian Antiquities | The New York Times | Asie | Scoop.it


More than 80 prominent archaeologists and other scholars are calling for a ban, saying the trade threatens the world’s cultural heritage...

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Unearthed idols dated to the 15th century | The Archaeology News Network

Unearthed idols dated to the 15th century | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

The two-and-a-half-foot-high ‘panchaloha’ idol and a part of another idol damaged below waist, seized by police after they were unearthed by workers of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme while desilting a water tank at...

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Cinq bouddhas chinois anciens en bois de retour plus de 70 ans après la guerre | French China

Cinq bouddhas chinois anciens en bois de retour plus de 70 ans après la guerre | French China | Asie | Scoop.it

Cinq sculptures de Bouddha en bois qui avaient été déplacées de leur lieu de repos en Chine au milieu du chaos de la Seconde Guerre mondiale sont revenues chez elles après qu'un collectionneur thaïlandais les ait restituées mercredi...

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Pa Then women preserve traditional brocade weaving craft | VietNamNet

Pa Then women preserve traditional brocade weaving craft | VietNamNet | Asie | Scoop.it

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pa Then ethnic women in northern mountain Ha Giang Province have made constant efforts in preserving the cultural values of their group as the traditional craft is facing a risk of sinking into oblivion...

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Single owner collection of Qajar Orders and Decorations lead Bonhams Sale of Islamic Art | Art Daily

Single owner collection of Qajar Orders and Decorations lead Bonhams Sale of Islamic Art | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it


One of the most exceptional and comprehensive collections of Persian Qajar Orders and Decorations ever to come to public auction forms a key part of Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale on October 7 in London...

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Le musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac propose une sélection d'articles issus des plus grands quotidiens internationaux et de la presse culturelle.

Kiosque du Monde propose un regard sur toute l'actualité culturelle et artistique internationale, d'Afrique, des Amériques, d'Asie et d'Océanie à travers une sélection d'articles de la presse du monde entier.