3:07 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey’s greatest writers who celebrated the lives of the downtrodden and whose works were translated into 40 languages, died on Saturday. He was 91 years old.
1:57 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
After seven decades holed up in a Catholic church basement in the Lithuanian capital, thousands of Yiddish manuscripts that survived the Holocaust and Stalin’s anti-Jewish onslaught are finally seeing the light of day.
4:24 pm March 1, 2015 | No Comment
He may be a Swinging Sixties icon, but British photographer David Bailey up close is a wise-cracking crank who shrugs off his immense success as one of the world’s most famous celebrity photographers.
12:12 pm March 1, 2015 | No Comment
Around this focus, curators Peter Carey, Jim Supangkat and Werner Kraus have endeavored to widen the scope by including contemporary local artists. Unfortunately, most of them show a stunning lack of creative and innovative thought, as they stick to portraying heroism in the style similar to that used in a long past era.
12:06 pm March 1, 2015 | No Comment
Hannah Brencher, the creator of “The World Needs More Love Letters,” actually never intended to start a global movement. Writing letters simply was the best way for her to deal with her own troubles.
2:55 pm February 26, 2015 | No Comment
Though not stale by any means, to progress within its inner circle and in the outside world, the Indonesian design universe dearly needs a hub that could somehow archive the myriad of talents in existence here.
1:06 pm February 26, 2015 | No Comment
Ramiz Pasic’s only inheritance from his father was two hats, a pair of glasses and horse hair brushes but also the fame Sarajevo’s last shoe shiner had amassed over six decades in business.
3:26 pm February 25, 2015 | No Comment
Sony rolled out the first-generation AIBO in June 1999, with the initial batch of 3,000 selling out in just 20 minutes, despite the hefty 250,000 yen (more than 2,000 USD) price tag.
8:00 am February 25, 2015 | No Comment
Held parallel to the massive “Aku Diponegoro” exhibition, currently showing at the National Gallery in Central Jakarta, the Dutch cultural center Erasmus Huis features another exhibition on the same subject, revealing another side to the Indonesian national hero — “Prince Diponegoro in Dutch Perspectives From 1800 Until Now.”
8:00 am February 25, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia holds high hopes for Heri Dono’s artwork in the national pavilion this year. In 2013, during Indonesia’s first participation in Venice Art Biennale, the pavilion featured six renowned Indonesian artists, including Albert Yonathan Setyawan, Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso, Rahayu Supanggah, Sri Astari and Titarubi, in the National Pavilion.
7:52 am February 25, 2015 | No Comment
Film director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, fresh from his Oscars triumph for "Birdman," spoke out again Tuesday against corruption and impunity in his native Mexico, saying they had reached "intolerable levels."
8:00 am February 23, 2015 | No Comment
Leaders of firms that found foreign success tell Marcel Thee how they adapt while relying on their core strengths
3:36 pm February 22, 2015 | No Comment
Almost every Indonesian has some type of savings in the bank. But while the bank offers a safe place to store our money, over the long term, the value might only increase in small margins. For long-term investments, gold and property have long been considered some of the safest bets for returns.
10:44 am February 22, 2015 | No Comment
It’s Saturday night at a busy pub in north London, and the crowd is packed around the bar cheering and shouting at a large screen. It’s not showing sport, but a video game.
9:49 am February 22, 2015 | No Comment
Unfinished sketches by the famed French artist Paul Cezanne have been found hidden on the backs of two of his watercolors, a Pennsylvania-based art foundation said on Saturday.
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