Art

Hong Kong International Art fair 2012

Posted on May 26, 2012 by Toothpicker

Nishino Kozo's 'Memory of the Sky'
 

 
Originally, I wasn't planning to go to the Hong Kong International Art Fair, but thanks to my brother who got free access to the show and other related events, I took the opportunity to see what the fuss was all about.
Art HK started in 2007, which was [...]

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Chiang Mai's museums & art galleries

Posted on May 14, 2012 by Toothpicker

Museum of the past: Wat Ket Karam
 
Chiang Mai is known for its art and culture, it's no surprise to find cool art galleries here, but I was esp. delighted to find two rather quaint museums that are off the beaten track. Apart from the Chiang Mai city arts & cultural centre, I [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Travel, Chiang Mai, Art and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, Chiang Mai, Thailand


Art & design venues in Bangkok

Posted on May 1, 2012 by Toothpicker

Giant art work outside of the Bangkok art & culture center
 
If you are interested in the art and cultural side of Bangkok, it is best to pick up the monthly guide, Bangkok art map, where you will find listings of the art and photography exhibitions in town. Since I didn't have much [...]

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Musée des Arts Décoratifs exhibitions (Jan 2012)

Posted on February 2, 2012 by Toothpicker

On a grey and wet January day in Paris, I chose to spend the afternoon at Musee des Arts Decoratifs next to the Louvre. Very much like the V & A in London, this museum has an interesting collection of furniture, crafts, ceramics, designs, fashion and textiles as well as advertising work [...]

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Paris exhibitions (Jan 2012)

Posted on January 29, 2012 by Toothpicker

Thierry Mouillé's "Brass Space, Pavillon 1" at Espace culturel Louis Vuitton
 
If I have to choose three cities that offer the most inspiring, original and diverse art/ design/ photography exhibitions, they would be Berlin, Paris and Tokyo (in no particular order), followed by either London or New York. London is not on my [...]

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Forgotten spaces & William Morris exhibitions

Posted on January 8, 2012 by Toothpicker

William Morris - Story, memory, myth @ Two Temple Place (until 29th January)
It has been many years since I went to a William Morris exhibition, so I was quite looking forward to this. I had never heard of Two Temple Place before, as it turned out this neo-Gothic mansion was not opened to [...]

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Exhibitions in Tokyo & Hong Kong (Nov 2011)

Posted on December 14, 2011 by Toothpicker

While I was in Tokyo, I went to a few exhibitions including: Irving Penn and Issey Miyake's Visual Dialogue at 21_21 Design Sight in Midtown, Metabolism: the city of the future at Mori Art Museum in Roppongi Hills and Japan's long selling products at Printing Museum in Koishikawa.
Irving Penn and Issey Miyake's [...]

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