Buy a ticket, turn the corner and the first section of Guanfu Museum is devoted to a litter of cats. Ma Weidu, founder of China’s first private museum is a great lover of all things feline and ‘Pumpkin’, a piece of substantial orange fluff stalks around the exterior, tail up, as its resident . . .
While the curation of last year's Fibre Art Triennial in Hangzhou was decidedly patchy, visually it was a stunner. Certainly a cut above Art Beijing and the Shanghai Biennale. . . .
English gardens tend to manicure nature less than their French equivalent, with trees clumped together rather than lined up like sentinels. Cass Sculpture Park is a prime example of lawn and trees that tend to conceal rather than expose all. Last year it sprouted 18 more additions to the outdoor . . .
‘If I had to be there for over three minutes I would space out’. When dragged to temples by his parents, Lee Lichung, like many young Taiwanese saw them as relics of a world that had no association or relation to his current life. He would go to make offerings to deities on their birthdays and zone . . .
Tight-knit communities. Emotional bind. We speak of the social fabric of a place. Of lives intertwined and relationships fraying. The vocabulary of weaving has long been used to describe ties between communities and individuals, and in her work, Italian artist Maria Lai employs the visual vocabulary . . .