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200 year old gold coins dug up in Karnataka | The Archaeology News Network

200 year old gold coins dug up in Karnataka | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

Digging was under way to lay the foundation for a toilet. And surprise! They stumbled upon priceless gold coins that are said to be more than two centuries old...

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Exploring the meticulous art of Kufi Murabba | Arab News

Exploring the meticulous art of Kufi Murabba | Arab News | Asie | Scoop.it

Tue, 2014-12-02 23:28
Within the Islamic culture the art of Khatt (calligraphy) is understood as the art of the pen and an expression of the sacred. It’s a practice that...

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‘Our cities are insufferable’: Chinese artists go back to the land | The Guardian

‘Our cities are insufferable’: Chinese artists go back to the land | The Guardian | Asie | Scoop.it

China’s president Xi Jinping wants artists to move to villages. But some are well ahead of him, writes Oliver Wainwright...

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Naga Move to Expand Self-Administered Zone | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

Naga Move to Expand Self-Administered Zone | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar) | Asie | Scoop.it

Naga tribesmen stand in line at their new year festival...

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China sends artists to the countryside in Mao-style cultural campaign | The Guardian

China sends artists to the countryside in Mao-style cultural campaign | The Guardian | Asie | Scoop.it

Ruling Communist party to make film and TV staff work in villages and rural communities to form ‘correct view of art’China will send artists, film-makers, and TV personnel to live among the masses in rural areas in order to “form a correct view of...

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Nazmiyal Antique Rugs acquires rare 17th Century Khorasson Garden Carpet | Art Daily

Nazmiyal Antique Rugs acquires rare 17th Century Khorasson Garden Carpet | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

There are certain antique Oriental carpets that are truly exceptional. These masterpieces represent unique and singular artistic achievements, and are timeless and invaluable works of art...

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Sotheby's Beijing Autumn Sale of Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art achieves US$9.9 million | Art Daily

Sotheby's Beijing Autumn Sale of Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art achieves US$9.9 million | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s Beijing Autumn Sale of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art yesterday achieved RMB 61,741,140 / HK$77,176,425 / USD 9,878,582 (estimate in excess of RMB 50 million / US$8.2 million*), with solid sell-through rates of 89.3% by lot and 88.2%...

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L'ancien pavillon français de l'Expo de Shanghai devient musée d'art | French China

L'ancien pavillon français de l'Expo de Shanghai devient musée d'art | French China | Asie | Scoop.it


A Shanghai, quatre ans après l'Exposition Universelle, le pavillon français vient de ré ouvrir en tant que musée privé. Sa première exposition, intitulée Cosmos, sera ouverte au public gratuitement jusqu'en avril...

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Tokyo Chuo Auction's inaugural Hong Kong auctions achieve spectacular results | Art Daily

Tokyo Chuo Auction's inaugural Hong Kong auctions achieve spectacular results | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Tokyo Chuo Auction’s inaugural Hong Kong sales held at the Four Seasons Hotel on 26 November 2014 achieved an impressive total of HK$162,508,800/ US$20,969,877 and were 93% sold...

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Tara Tiba | ABC (Australie)

Tara Tiba | ABC (Australie) | Asie | Scoop.it

Iranian born Tara Tiba trained as an architect and at the same time studied the classical Persian Radif vocal style. That was until women were forbidden from singing after the revolution of 1979. Years later Tara came alone to Australia where she took up jazz studies but continued her traditional Persian music pursuits. Now she...

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Pakistan’s first indigenous entry to the Grammys | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

Pakistan’s first indigenous entry to the Grammys | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Asie | Scoop.it

Pakistani personalities seem to be on a global honour roll as after bagging Oscars and Emmys, artistes are now looking towards the Grammys...

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A rare and important Yongzheng vase fetches HK$ 76,280,000 at Bonhams Hong Kong | Art Daily

A rare and important Yongzheng vase fetches HK$ 76,280,000 at Bonhams Hong Kong | Art Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Bonhams' auction of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in Hong Kong achieved spectacular results, with more than 90 percent sold by value, on 27 November 2014...

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New evidence of ancient rock art across Southeast Asia | The Archaeology News Network

New evidence of ancient rock art across Southeast Asia | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

The latest research on the oldest surviving rock art of Southeast Asia shows that the region's first people, hunter-gatherers who arrived over 50,000 years ago, brought with them a rich art practice...

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Une carte administrative de Wuhan de la dynastie des Qing revient en Chine | French China

Une carte administrative de Wuhan de la dynastie des Qing revient en Chine | French China | Asie | Scoop.it

Dong Chuang a acheté cette carte seulement 40 000 yuans auprès d'un ami qui en avait lui-même fait l'acquisition lors d'une vente aux enchères en France en 2011...

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Expo : Shenyang aux yeux des Français 100 ans avant | French China

Expo : Shenyang aux yeux des Français 100 ans avant | French China | Asie | Scoop.it

La collection du musée départemental Albert-Kahn comprend au total 49 photos en noir et blanc de Shenyang datées de 1909 et 77 clichés en couleur réalisés en 1912...

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Images drawn by Meiji Era carpenters found at Kyoto's Chionin temple | The Asahi Shimbun

Images drawn by Meiji Era carpenters found at Kyoto's Chionin temple | The Asahi Shimbun | Asie | Scoop.it

Numerous pieces of graffiti dating to the Meiji Era (1868-1912) have been found in a section of Chionin temple in Kyoto's Higashiyama Ward during repairs to the national treasure...

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VN Book of Records names largest collection of gold Oc Eo antiques | VietNamNet Bridge

VN Book of Records names largest collection of gold Oc Eo antiques |  VietNamNet Bridge | Asie | Scoop.it

The Viet Nam Book of Records has recognised a collection of gold objects belonging to the Oc Eo – Go Thap culture as the largest of its kind in the country...

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Gathering evidence for rich ancient rock-art practice in Southeast Asia | Past Horizons

Gathering evidence for rich ancient rock-art practice in Southeast Asia | Past Horizons | Asie | Scoop.it

Hunter-gatherers who arrived over 50,000 years ago in Southeast Asia, brought with them a rich art practice, according to latest research...

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Chinese Artwork Brings Auction Record of $45 Million | The New York Times

Chinese Artwork Brings Auction Record of $45 Million | The New York Times | Asie | Scoop.it

A Chinese collector’s purchase of a Ming dynasty silk wall hanging for $45 million set a new record for a Chinese artwork sold at international auction...

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A small village in Nepal is set to make the largest animal sacrifice in the world | The Washington Post

A small village in Nepal is set to make the largest animal sacrifice in the world | The Washington Post | Asie | Scoop.it
More than 1 million people have descended upon a remote temple in southern Nepal in recent days, where thousands of animals are set to slaughtered starting Friday as part of a ritual sacrifice to honor the Hindu goddess Gadhimai held every five...
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Looted Thai artefacts from prehistoric sites returned by US | The Archaeology News Network

Looted Thai artefacts from prehistoric sites returned by US | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

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For years, more than 500 artefacts including pottery, bronze tools, sandstone moulds and glass ornaments, have been offering a visual but illegal treat to visitors at the Bowers Museum in Santa Anna, California...

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La galerie Magda Danysz présente « Contemporary Chinese Photography » | Art Media Agency

La galerie Magda Danysz présente « Contemporary Chinese Photography » | Art Media Agency | Asie | Scoop.it

Du 29 novembre au 23 décembre 2014, la galerie parisienne Magda Danysz propose une exposition de groupe « Contemporary Chinese Photography »...

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Excavations may rewrite history of Kolkata’s origin | The Archaeology News Network

Excavations may rewrite history of Kolkata’s origin | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it

Recent archaeological excavations at the Dum Dum mound in Kolkata (Calcutta) could very well rewrite the history of the origins of this city...

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Largest ancient stone block discovered in Baalbek | The Archaeology News Network

Largest ancient stone block discovered in Baalbek | The Archaeology News Network | Asie | Scoop.it
In the summer of 2014 the Oriental Department of the German Archaeological Institute conducted excavations in the stone quarry of Baalbek/Ancient Heliopolis, in Lebanon. There lies the monolith “Hajjar al-Hibla” (Stone of the Pregnant Woman).
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Ancient rock art discovery across Asia | Heritage Daily

Ancient rock art discovery across Asia | Heritage Daily | Asie | Scoop.it

Latest research on the oldest surviving rock art of Southeast Asia shows that the region’s first people, hunter-gatherers who arrived over 50,000 years ago, brought with them a rich art practice...

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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.