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Monday, February 3, 2014
Hundreds swarm Pakistan ruins for cultural gala
Hundreds of people swarmed the ancient ruined city of Mohenjodaro Saturday to attend an inaugural festival commemorating Pakistan's cultural heritage, days after experts warned the event endangered the UNESCO site.
2014/2/3
If 11-year-old Martina Ysabelle Perez had not decided to submit her artwork even though there were problems with the illustration board she painted on, she would not have won against 3,200 other entries in an international art competition hosted by Mexico.
2014/2/3
11-year-old beats fears, wins Mexican art contest
Sunday, February 2, 2014
UNESCO pledged Friday to help restore a renowned museum dedicated to Islamic history in Cairo that was devastated by a bomb two weeks ago, with officials expressing “shock” at the scale of the damage.
2014/2/2
Marx, Tito in 'communist hell' in Montenegro church
A church fresco showing Yugoslav communist leader Tito and German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in a fiery scene from Hell has sparked controversy in Montenegro.
2014/2/2
Friday, January 31, 2014
Shibori: an ancient art revamped and revisited
From tablecloths to duvet covers, iPhone cases to wallpaper and startling calf-skin wall hangings, the ancient Japanese resist-dying technique of shibori has gone mainstream. Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren, Eileen Fisher, Levi's and innumerable fiber artists are breathing new life into the craft.
2014/1/31
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Four Old Masters stolen by the Nazis, including Hitler's deputy Hermann Goering, go under the hammer in New York this week where they are expected to fetch up to US$1 million, Sotheby's announced Monday.
2014/1/29
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The Taipei City Government announced yesterday that the famous “Pandas on Tour” exhibition by French artist Paulo Grangenon will be in Taipei from Feb. 28, with 1,600 paper-mache pandas to be displayed in the public square in front of Taipei City Hall.
2014/1/28
Thursday, January 23, 2014
An 18th-century Chinese incense burner was returned to Harvard on Tuesday, 35 years after it disappeared from a university art museum.
2014/1/23
The U.N.'s cultural agency says it's delaying for six months a disputed exhibit on Jewish connections to the Holy Land after objections from Arab countries.
2014/1/23
Monday, January 20, 2014
An exhibition showcasing Islamic life and culture has opened at the National Taiwan Museum (NTM) in Taipei.
2014/1/20
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