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‘Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations’ | The New York Times

‘Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations’ | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Floating high in a small gallery above the Metropolitan Museum’s South Asian and Southeast Asian galleries is a jewel of a show...
    

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Israel building center for ancient artifacts | The Archaeology News Network

Israel building center for ancient artifacts | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Israel is building a national archaeological centre to store and showcase its rich collection of 2m ancient artefacts, including the world's largest collection of Dead Sea scrolls, Israel's antiquities authority said on Tuesday...

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Sotheby's Hong Kong announces Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale to be held on 7 April | Art Daily

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale to be held on 7 April | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale 2014 will take place on 7 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre...

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Le riche programme d’Art Dubaï 2014 | Art Media Agency

Le riche programme d’Art Dubaï 2014 | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Art Dubaï se tient à Madinat Jumeirah du 19 au 22 mars 2014. Pour sa huitième édition, la foire offre un programme très riche...

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Exhibition of five large-scale photographs by Chen Jiagang opens at Galerie Edwynn Houk in Zurich | Art Daily

Exhibition of five large-scale photographs by Chen Jiagang opens at Galerie Edwynn Houk in Zurich | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Galerie Edwynn Houk announces an exhibition of five large-scale photographs by Chen Jiagang (b. 1962), presenting the artist for the first time here in Switzerland. The show will take place from 20 March to 3 May 2014...

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"From temple to home: Celebrating Ganesha" opens at the British Museum in London | Art Daily

"From temple to home: Celebrating Ganesha" opens at the British Museum in London | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The elephant-headed Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu gods - the creator and remover of obstacles. A beautiful stone sculpture of Ganehsa is at the heart of this Asahi Shimbun Display in Room 3 at the British Museum...

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Top 10 books about Cambodia | The Guardian

Top 10 books about Cambodia | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

From a portrait of Pol Pot to a collection of ancient oral tales, here are 10 titles essential to understanding the Asian nation.
One of my very first memories was the public celebration in Stockholm of the "liberation" of Cambodia in 1975...

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Turkey turns blind eye to plunder, says Syria | The Archaeology News Network

Turkey turns blind eye to plunder, says Syria | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Syria has accused Turkey of turning a blind eye to the systematic looting of the country’s cultural heritage...

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Candid glimpse of the Daoguang Emperor leaves a lasting impression at Bonhams | Art Daily

Candid glimpse of the Daoguang Emperor leaves a lasting impression at Bonhams | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An informal portrait of the Daoguang Emperor (1782-1850) from the early 19th century reigned at Bonhams Chinese Art from the Scholar’s Studio sale on March 17...

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Riyad : un grand poète palestinien censuré par la police religieuse | Le Figaro

Riyad : un grand poète palestinien censuré par la police religieuse | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mahmoud Darwich et de nombreux autres auteurs ont été censurés par la Foire du livre qui se tenait en Arabie-Saoudite sous la pression de fondamentalistes religieux...

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Unregistered objects expelled from Hanoi’s temple | VietNamNet Bridge

Unregistered objects expelled from Hanoi’s temple | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Saint Giong Temple, located in Phu Dong Commune, Gia Lam District will move an iron horse of 3m high, 2.5 tons in weight, an iron rod and an amour from the temple. These objects were donated by a company in Hung Yen province last September...

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Tibetan masterpieces configured to create a three-dimensional meditation map at the Asian Art Museum | Art Daily

Tibetan masterpieces configured to create a three-dimensional meditation map at the Asian Art Museum | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mandalas are geometric maps of Himalayan Buddhist visionary worlds, created by and for practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism (“Lightning Vehicle” Buddhism), a system of meditation that is profoundly dependent on art and artists...

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Veteran cinematographer Gafoor no more | Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Veteran cinematographer Gafoor no more | Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Veteran, award winning cinematographer and film director M. A. Gafoor passed away this morning and his funeral will take place at the Thihariya Muslim Burial Grounds this evening at 4 pm...

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Khushwant Singh, prolific Indian writer, dies at 99 | CBC (Canada)

Khushwant Singh, prolific Indian writer, dies at 99 | CBC (Canada) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Khushwant Singh, a journalist, editor and prolific writer whose work ranged from serious histories to joke collections to one of post-Independence India's great novels, died Thursday at his New Delhi apartment, his daughter said...

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Restoring lost sheen to ancient temples | The Archaeology News Network

Restoring lost sheen to ancient temples | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


The ‘gopuram’ at the entrance of the Thirumarainathar Temple at Tiruvadhavur sports a coat of fresh paint and the bright colours catch the attention of the devotees who walk into the temple...

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Throne of Emperors – unpacking for Saturday’s opening at Te Papa | Te Papa (Nouvelle Zélande)

Throne of Emperors – unpacking for Saturday’s opening at Te Papa | Te Papa (Nouvelle Zélande) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Justine Olsen, Curator of Decorative art and design, provides a fascinating insight into the preparation for the Throne of Emperors exhibition, opening 22nd March...

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Ancient 'ritual wand' with human faces discovered in Syria | Fox News

Ancient 'ritual wand' with human faces discovered in Syria | Fox News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient staff carved with two realistic human faces in southern Syria. The roughly 9,000-year-old artifact was discovered near a graveyard where about 30 people were buried without their heads which were found in a nearby living space...

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Chen Sisi, l'Audrey Hepburn chinoise | French China

Chen Sisi, l'Audrey Hepburn chinoise | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

En raison de ses traits ressemblant à ceux des européennes, les fans de Chen l'avaient surnommée l'« Audrey Hepburn chinoise »...

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The outstanding works by architect Vo Trong Nghia | Newsline

The outstanding works by architect Vo Trong Nghia | Newsline | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


As one of two Vietnamese people honored Young Global Leader in 2014, architect Vo Trong Nghia is known for his works that use natural materials and are inspired by nature...

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The Art of Subversion | Newsline (Pakistan)

The Art of Subversion | Newsline (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Visual artist Muzzumil Ruheel attempts to subvert our unquestioning reverence for anything Arabic with his provocative canvas...

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Bonhams New York achieves world record price for 16th century Tibetan painting | Art Daily

Bonhams New York achieves world record price for 16th century Tibetan painting | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Bonhams set a world record price for 16th century Tibetan painting on March 17 with the sale of a Thirty-Two-Deity Guhyasamaja mandala for $929,000 in the Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian auction...

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Ancient City of Petra Built to Align With the Sun | National Geographic

Ancient City of Petra Built to Align With the Sun | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An ancient civilization built Petra so that the sun would illuminate their sacred places like celestial spotlights, a new study says...
    

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Dix jours de voyages au coeur du cinéma asiatique | La Nouvelle République

Dix jours de voyages au coeur du cinéma asiatique | La Nouvelle République | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Dix jours de voyages au coeur du cinéma asiatique. Pour sa 15e édition, le Festival international de cinéma asiatique de Tours (Ficat) a choisi une thématique qui lui convient à merveille...

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On Stage, ‘Nirbhaya’ Gives Delhi Gang Rape Victim a Voice | The New York Times

On Stage, ‘Nirbhaya’ Gives Delhi Gang Rape Victim a Voice  | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An award-winning play that aims to break the silence on violence against women is opening in India after drawing strong reviews in Britain...
    

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War, the latest visitor to one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world: Palmyra | Art Daily

War, the latest visitor to one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world: Palmyra | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Syria's fabled desert Greco-Roman oasis of Palmyra saw its last tourist in September 2011, six months after the uprising began. Its most recent visitors are violence and looting...

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