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White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up
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White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up

En Vnexpress - 'We don't do politics, we do art.'

Tam Thanh art community village wins Asian Townscape Award
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Tam Thanh art community village wins Asian Townscape Award

The Tam Thanh art community village in Tam Ky City of Quang Nam Province has been awarded the 2017 Asian Townscape Award for its colourful murals.

Workshop: The Art of Practical Lighting
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Workshop: The Art of Practical Lighting

En Vnexpress - An introduction to the use of lighting in creative production.

Thousands of goldfish bring giant art installation in Tokyo 'to life'
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Thousands of goldfish bring giant art installation in Tokyo 'to life'

En Vnexpress - An exhibition in Tokyo uses 8,000 fish and other sea creatures to create an underwater illusion.

Forgery claims throw dark shadow over the global rise of Vietnamese art
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Forgery claims throw dark shadow over the global rise of Vietnamese art

En Vnexpress - A tale of two paintings: Days after a $45,000 piece was sold at Christie's, the celebratory mood ended abruptly.

How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids
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How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids

Yahoo News It is not hard to find the influence of Nicholas Roerich in this city if you know where to look. Not that the 20th century mystic and artist is obscure here – among Russia's cultured

Art performance to replace Carnaval festival during Ha Long tourism week
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Art performance to replace Carnaval festival during Ha Long tourism week

The annual Week of Ha Long Tourism 2017 will take place in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh from April 28 to May 7, with the decade-long traditional Carnaval street festival to be replaced

From caricature to man of character: How time and art change image of Bush
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From caricature to man of character: How time and art change image of Bush

Yahoo News Last July, when former President George W. Bush began to smile and sway to “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” holding hands with both his wife and former first lady Michelle Obama during

Readers write: Russian history, politics and science, work of art
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Readers write: Russian history, politics and science, work of art

Yahoo News Bravo to Fred Weir for detailing how the United States covertly influenced the reelection of Boris Yeltsin in 1996 in his Jan. 30 OneWeek article, “Why Russians have soured on US.” The

Art star Anish Kapoor wins $1m Jewish prize
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Art star Anish Kapoor wins $1m Jewish prize

Yahoo News Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor was named on Monday as this year's winner of the million-dollar Genesis Prize, awarded for commitment to Israel and Judaism, organisers said. British-Indian

Co-defendant in French art heist says he destroyed paintings
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Co-defendant in French art heist says he destroyed paintings

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — A co-defendant in one of the world's biggest art heists testified in court Monday that he destroyed and threw away five art masterpieces worth more than $100 million that were

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul
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'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul

Yahoo News A burglar dubbed "Spiderman", notorious for daring acrobatic heists, went on trial Monday for a $100-million art heist in 2010 that saw works by Picasso and Matisse stolen from a Paris

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art welcomes first visitors since 2014 bombing
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Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art welcomes first visitors since 2014 bombing

Yahoo News Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art, home to one of the world's most important collections of Islamic artifacts, is welcoming visitors for the first time since it was damaged in a car bombing

Art dynasty heir Wildenstein cleared of tax fraud in Paris
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Art dynasty heir Wildenstein cleared of tax fraud in Paris

Yahoo News The Franco-American patriarch of the Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty was on Thursday cleared by a Paris court of massive tax fraud. The court said there was a "clear attempt" by Guy

Lawmaker removes Capitol Hill art with pig in police uniform
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Lawmaker removes Capitol Hill art with pig in police uniform

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — A California lawmaker has removed a painting that showed a pig in a police uniform, one of hundreds of artworks on display at the Capitol and sponsored by a member of

The art of making Banh Tet La Cam
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The art of making Banh Tet La Cam

EN VietNamNet - Banh Tet La Cam is the traditional violet sticky rice cake of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. Let's take a tour to see how it is made.

Working on egg shells: Saigon teacher creates art the delicate way
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Working on egg shells: Saigon teacher creates art the delicate way

En Vnexpress - Nguyen Thanh Tam could not afford fancy teaching props. So he got creative.

Germany cancels show of Iran shah's art trove
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Germany cancels show of Iran shah's art trove

German cultural officials said Tuesday they had to cancel a planned Berlin exhibition of an Iranian treasure trove of Western modern art after Tehran refused to provide an export permit. The show of

Turkey policeman assassinates Russia envoy at art show
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Turkey policeman assassinates Russia envoy at art show

A Turkish policeman crying "Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" shot dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey at an art exhibition in Ankara on Monday, in what Moscow branded a "terrorist act" that would be

Academy of Art agrees to $60M settlement with San Francisco
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Academy of Art agrees to $60M settlement with San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Academy of Art University in San Francisco has agreed to a $60 million settlement with the city aimed at bringing the school's many illegally converted buildings into

4chan trolls want to ‘quell’ anti-Trump dissent by shutting down DIY venues and art spaces
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4chan trolls want to ‘quell’ anti-Trump dissent by shutting down DIY venues and art spaces

4chan users on the “Politically Incorrect” /pol/ board are attempting to shut down DIY venues and art spaces in the wake of Oakland’s Ghost Ship fire, Vice’s Thump reports. Thump quotes one 4chan

Back to Vietnam: US veteran finds peace in art
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Back to Vietnam: US veteran finds peace in art

Harry Tabak healed old wounds and banished ghosts of the past during his residency near Hanoi.

Back to Nam: US veteran finds peace in art
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Back to Nam: US veteran finds peace in art

Harry Tabak healed old wounds and banished ghosts of the past during his residency near Hanoi.

Hoi An Traditional Art Performance Theatre
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Hoi An Traditional Art Performance Theatre

Walking around the Old Quarter of Hoi An, tourists are always fascinated by remnants of a past time when the old town was a major commercial port, a center of cultural intermingling among Vietnamese,

The ibex code: deciphering Iran's ancient rock art
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The ibex code: deciphering Iran's ancient rock art

An Iranian archaeologist has spent years in an almost single-handed quest across the country's hills and desert plains to uncover ancient rock art that could be among the oldest in the world. Despite