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A true nomad at heart

LONDON -- In 2000, artist Koo Jeong-a was commissioned by a Swiss cultural foundation to write a book. Handpicked by renowned German art curator Beatrix Ruf, who is now director of the Stedelijk Mus...

Updated : 2016.10.23 16:39

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Dance French dance company Compagnie DCA performs “Contact.” (Official website) “Sleeping Beauty”: Korean National Ballet will perform “Sleeping Beauty” at the Seoul Arts Center Opera House ...

Updated : 2016.10.21 17:14

David Hockney makes splash at Frankfurt fair with 2,000-euro book

FRANKFURT (AFP) -- British contemporary artist David Hockney unveiled a 500-page art book at the Frankfurt fair Wednesday that is so large it comes with its own stand -- and a price tag of 2,000 euro...

Updated : 2016.10.20 14:19

Yoko Ono unveils her first permanent US art installation

CHICAGO (AFP) -- Yoko Ono, whose last recorded song with John Lennon was inspired by Chicago, unveiled here Tuesday the final piece of her first permanent US art installation. The sculpture, which i...

Updated : 2016.10.20 14:15

Juliet at 53: Prima ballerina Alessandra Ferri defies all odds

Defying all odds, at the age of 53, world-renowned Italian prima ballerina Alessandra Ferri is still not ready to hang up her ballet shoes. After deciding to return to the stage after a five-year ab...

Updated : 2016.10.19 16:46

New light shines on Botticelli masterpieces

FLORENCE, Italy (AFP) -- Two of the most famous works of Sandro Botticelli, “Spring” and the “Birth of Venus,” were unveiled in a new setting Monday, following extensive renovation work at Floren...

Updated : 2016.10.18 11:25

Harvard museum to dust off curiosities long kept in storage

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- As one of the world’s oldest museums dedicated to anthropology turns 150, it’s undergoing some big changes to showcase its significant role in developing the discipline. Lea...

Updated : 2016.10.18 11:23

Christie's seeks more 'realistic' auction prices

DUBAI (AFP) -- The global economic slowdown combined with “selective demand” are pushing Christie's to seek more realistic prices on their collections, directors of the auction house said Sunday. “T...

Updated : 2016.10.17 17:59

Celebrated Monet ‘haystack’ painting to be auctioned in NY

Christie’s auction house in New York will offer for sale one of Claude Monet’s celebrated “haystack” paintings, valued at an estimated $45 million, which should reconfirm collectors’ appetite fo...

Updated : 2016.10.16 14:46

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Dance Members of Dance Theater Tic perform “Tropical.” (Official Facebook) “Tropical”: Dance Theater Tic will be presenting the group’s 2016 piece “Tropical” at Guerilla Theatre in Hyehwa-d...

Updated : 2016.10.14 15:20

Romania pledges more public funds to buy Brancusi sculpture

BUCHAREST (AP) -- Romania’s government says it will use public funds to buy a nationally treasured work by sculptor Constantin Brancusi after a donation campaign failed to raise the money needed. Th...

Updated : 2016.10.13 14:52

KNO opens 2016-2017 season with ‘Tosca’

Kicking off its 2016-2017 season, the Korea National Opera is gearing up to present its latest rendition of one of the operatic world’s most tragic love stories -- Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca.” The...

Updated : 2016.10.12 17:01

A ballet with Korean twist, ‘Sin-Si’ readies to hit Seoul stage

Seoul Metropolitan Dance Theater is gearing up to stage its latest production, “Sin-Si, The Festival of the Sun,” a ballet combining the art of traditional Korean dance. Depicting the motif of the...

Updated : 2016.10.11 17:08

As China rises, top-selling painter looks to his roots

BEIJING (AFP) -- Blue-chip Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi built up a lucrative career by looking to the West for inspiration and buyers, but a new retrospective in Beijing reveals an unlikely turn back t...

Updated : 2016.10.10 14:46

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Dance Members of Dance Theater Tic perform “Tropical.” (Official Facebook) “Seoul International Dance Festival”: Seoul Selection of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO will be hosting t...

Updated : 2016.10.07 14:47