4:35 pm May 27, 2015 | No Comment
Titled “Powder Room”, the dazzling work by transgender artist and designer Tamara Pertamina poignantly shows that all that glitters is not gold.
6:22 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
On the grand opening night of Ruci Art Space in South Jakarta on a recent Friday, a small group of visitors were intensely studying a black-and-white photograph of a cave interior. Darkness dominates the image, save for the cave opening that radiates a blank white space smackdabbed in the middle. Its title Leang Barugayya, Maros, Sulawesi, Indonesia gives a straightforward clue as to where the image was taken.
10:57 am May 24, 2015 | No Comment
Supporters of balanced sharing of parental leave say it boosts employment rates, narrows pay inequalities and generates family lifestyles that are the envy of those living in countries with a more conservative approach to child rearing.
10:43 am May 24, 2015 | 2 Comments
Scrabble fans scanning the list of 6,500 new words added to the Collins Official Scrabble Wordlist, which is mainly used outside the United States, may "lolz" or cry or even start "twerking" over the verbiage drawn from social media, slang, technology and other aspects of modern life.
10:36 am May 24, 2015 | No Comment
Buenos Aires. With less than a year to go in her presidency, Cristina Fernandez has sought her place in Argentina’s cultural history, unveiling Latin America’s largest arts complex, housed in Buenos Aires’s historic former Post and Telegraph Palace. Named after Fernandez’s late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, the Kirchner Cultural Center’s focal piece is an avant-garde […]
2:35 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
A British magazine has published an image of a figure that it says is the first and only known demonstrably authentic portrait of William Shakespeare made in his lifetime.
10:35 am May 20, 2015 | No Comment
Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the Man Booker International Prize for what the judges said were "magnificent works of deep imagination and complex passions, in which the human comedy verges painfully onto transcendence."
10:59 am May 18, 2015 | No Comment
One gazes at the works of prolific Austrian painter Helmut Kand and the eye is immediately bombarded with a color-rich scheme of dazzling hues, fertile fields filled with mythical monsters, slumbering maidens, faceless temple worshipers, and phantasmagorical denizens of the subconscious mind.
8:52 am May 18, 2015 | No Comment
Photographs are now on display in an exhibition in London, showing Kahlo's corsets, shoes, sunglasses as well as clothing she used to hide her disfigurement following polio and a devastating bus accident.
3:10 pm May 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
The art exhibition hosted by JIS at South Jakarta's Kemang Village mall sees the school intensify their efforts to reach out to the community like never before.
2:34 pm May 17, 2015 | No Comment
Julia Staab was known in 19th-century New Mexico as a successful businessman's wife, but decades after her death she became famous in her own right when people talked about seeing her haunting her former home. Staab's great-great-granddaughter, Hannah Nordhaus, turned to people ranging from family members to psychics to learn about the woman behind the phantom. She chronicled the process in her book "American Ghost."
2:23 pm May 17, 2015 | No Comment
Through his design firm and art space, Hermawan Tanzil becomes the stalwart of emerging Indonesian talents.