Category Archives: About the Arts

The Photographer Who Saw The World Through Chinese Paintings

This is not a traditional Chinese painting. It is a photographic print. Yet it is not exactly a photograph. It is a photographic creation by world-famous Chinese artist Dong Hong-Oai. Using a style known by some as Asian pictorialism, classic … Continue reading

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The Street Artist Of George Town

I have never been to Penang. Now, I have an interest to visit George Town. My interest began with this picture. I noticed it from a local newspaper. A painting of two children riding a bicycle. But the bicycle is … Continue reading

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A Man For Chanel No.5

When asked in 1954 what she wore to sleep, Marilyn Monroe famously purred, “What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No.5, of course.” Her infamous answer made her the poster girl for Chanel No.5 and paved the way for … Continue reading

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The Scream

I wish I am in London. To be a part of art history. The only version of Edvard Munch’s iconic work ‘The Scream’ still in private hands, is being presented at Sotheby’s London, before heading to New York for Sotheby’s … Continue reading

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s Latest Mirage

Cai Guo-Qaing’s first solo exhibition in the Middle East opened on the fifth of this month. Titled ‘Saraab’ at the Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar, it is curated by Wassan al-Khudhairi and features more than 50 works, including … Continue reading

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