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Art rebels Basquiat, Schiele face off in Paris shows

Publication date 05 October 2018 | 13:08 | ICT

THOUSANDS of Two new major exhibitions opening in Paris on Wednesday counterpoint the work of a pair of art world rebels – Jean-Michel Basquiat and Egon Schiele.



  • KL’s chair of its own

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 11:43 | ICT

    Last Friday, an elegant woven-rattan chair took home the Jury’s Award at the KL Chair Open Design Competition, organised by the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival (KLAF) 2018.

  • Aerial Hammock Yoga: the new stress buster in heart of capital

    Publication date 30 July 2018 | 10:43 | ICT

    A new fitness program, Aerial Yoga, has hit the capital, and it is quite unique. Participants need not be regular sportspersons to learn the skills either.

  • A cultural season of exploration kicks off at the Kingdom’s CLA

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 11:43 | ICT

    A three-month program that makes up The Cambodian Living Arts’ (CLA) cultural season kicked off on Thursday and will run through September 23 with the theme Exploring Identities.

  • New pagoda aims for 84,000 Buddhas

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 10:04 | ICT

    Two thousand golden Buddhas flank the 199-steps to the 10-metre statue towering over those below, at the Putkiri pagoda – one of the Kingdom’s newest religious sites – while thousands of other Buddhas sit in meditation.

  • Come one, come all! The circus is in town

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 10:51 | ICT

    Because of the decreasing number of students enrolling in its circus program, as well as dwindling crowds, the Secondary School of Fine Arts (SSFA) has decided to host more acrobatic and circus performances to spark a renewed intere

  • Cambodia catches the cross-stitch bug

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 10:07 | ICT

    While cross-stitching won’t make anyone rich, it is a hobby that has been taken up by Cambodian women for years. Some sell their creations, while others are content to give them as gifts or display them in their homes.

  • An orphaned artist paints for support

    Publication date 29 June 2018 | 11:47 | ICT

    Self-taught artist Yi Kakada has spent the past six years demonstrating his skills by painting on walls, fences and other public areas, often without getting paid.

  • In New Zealand, nobody does it like Dara Lee

    Publication date 29 June 2018 | 10:47 | ICT

    Despite not winning the best-in-show award like he did last year, Khmer designer Lee Dara Punleu, 23, was selected people’s choice at the Best Edible Fashions contest in New Zealand for his traditional Kenor costume made of kitchen

  • Capturing the essence of the provinces

    Publication date 22 June 2018 | 11:31 | ICT

    Cambodia has 24 provinces, with Phnom Penh being the capital city. And each has its distinctive flavour.

  • Turning destructive items into beauty

    Publication date 15 June 2018 | 09:22 | ICT

    Lotuses, the Tree of Life, leafs, doves – these have been popular designs for jewellery from time immemorial. At Angkor Bullet Jewellery they prove to be big sellers as well. However, the material used may turn some heads.