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[Highlights] Arts and entertainment calendar

Exhibitions Beolit 600 portable radio designed by Jacob Jensen (Bang & Olufsen) “Gathering Clouds”: Kukje Gallery is holding a solo exhibition of renowned artist Anish Kapoor until Oct. 30. The ...

Updated : 2016.09.30 10:07

Chin Un-suk named new SPO artistic adviser

Longtime Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra composer-in-residence Chin Un-suk, 55, has been named the orchestra’s new artistic adviser, replacing current interim artistic director Michael Fine, a Grammy-a...

Updated : 2016.09.28 17:19

Portugal to keep Miro collection

LISBON (AFP) - The Portuguese government said Tuesday it has decided to keep 85 works by famed Spanish artist Joan Miro in the country after an uproar over their proposed sale to foreign buyers. The...

Updated : 2016.09.28 13:34

Bums and cash set tongues wagging at UK's Turner Prize

LONDON (AFP) -- A giant backside, a mountain of money and chastity belts suspended from a ceiling: the Turner Prize once again looks set to divide the contemporary art world after unveiling its final...

Updated : 2016.09.27 13:17

‘Child porn’ row engulfs US photographer's Moscow show

MOSCOW (AFP) - Pro-Kremlin activists who threw urine at pictures by US photographer Jock Sturges -- best known for nude images of adolescents and their families -- on Sunday forced its closure, a day...

Updated : 2016.09.26 12:23

Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace

ROME (AP) -- A wild bachelor’s party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo’s courtyard’s ren...

Updated : 2016.09.25 13:51

[Highlights] Arts and entertainment calendar

Theater “Mr. Show”: Produced by renowned musical director Kolleen Park, the naughty male striptease “Mr. Show” is returning to the stage this year. The women-only variety show features strappin...

Updated : 2016.09.23 14:33

NCCK to open with foreigner-friendly ‘L’Orfeo’

Greek mythologies will mesh with the sounds of modern pansori in the National Changgeuk Company of Korea’s upcoming 2016-2017 season opening production of “L’Orfeo.” Directed by Lee So-young, wh...

Updated : 2016.09.21 17:06

Artday to hold September auction

Herald Artday, a subsidiary of Herald Corp., is holding an online auction from Sept. 23-27, presenting major works of art by contemporary Korean and international artists. The art auction will fea...

Updated : 2016.09.21 16:06

Abu Dhabi names Louvre outpost director, plans 2017 launch

DUBAI (AP) -- Art lovers will have to wait a bit longer to visit a much-anticipated Mideast outpost of the Louvre, which will be headed by a Frenchman involved in the project for years. The Abu Dhab...

Updated : 2016.09.21 14:27

Big Bang’s T.O.P to take part in Sotheby’s charity auction

T.O.P of the popular K-pop boy band Big Bang said Monday he feels honored to curate a charity auction by one of the world’s largest brokers of collectibles. “I carefully chose each one of the item...

Updated : 2016.09.19 17:50

SIDance fest to kick off with Korea-France collaboration

The annual Seoul International Dance Festival will raise its curtains this week, kick-starting 22 days of classical and contemporary dance performances from across the globe. SIDance 2016 will be ...

Updated : 2016.09.19 17:31

Upcoming performances worth adding to the fall calendar

With the Chuseok holiday behind us, temperatures will soon begin to drop and live performance lovers will flock indoors to enjoy nights of cultural programs. Whether one’s interests lie in dabbling...

Updated : 2016.09.18 17:58

Van Gogh may have been ‘bi-polar’: researcher

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) -- Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh was possibly bipolar or had a borderline personality, but a combination of factors likely drove him to cut off his ear and commit suicide...

Updated : 2016.09.18 16:40

Review: ‘Aubergine’ is a rich homage to the power of food

What’s for dinner? How about a rich stew of multi-generational family communication failures, served with a tender side dish of unspoken love spiced with subtle comic seasoning? And for dessert, some...

Updated : 2016.09.13 11:24