In her tiny Hanoi apartment, tattoo artist Ngoc inks middle-aged women whose lives have been upended by divorce or illness, each of them searching for healing through an art form that is still largely taboo in Vietnam.
When dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei secretly snapped a picture of himself showing a middle finger in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, he knew it was provocative.
A picture of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei flipping a middle finger in Tiananmen Square will not be shown at the opening of a prestigious new museum in Hong Kong, an official said on Monday.
An exhibition of World Press Photo winners opened at a different venue in Hong Kong Sunday after a local university called off the event that features images of the city’s 2019 pro-democracy protests because of security fears.
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Warrior” painting sold for $41.8 million at a live-streamed Christie’s auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday, becoming what the auction house said was the most expensive Western work of art ever sold in Asia.
After successfully muzzling Hong Kong’s democracy protests and opposition, Beijing’s loyalists are now taking aim at the arts as they seek to impose mainland-style orthodoxy on culture and purge the city of dissent.
An Indian-born blockchain entrepreneur has revealed himself as the mystery buyer who paid a record $69.3 million for a digital artwork last week, describing his purchase as a shot fired for racial equality.
If you love jewelry and Japanese characters, having a shopping spree at the U-Treasure Concept Store is something you should do. Whether you are looking for an adorable Snorlax ring or a mesmerizing Sailor Moon necklace, you can find it there.
It’s the hottest new exhibition in town: an immersive digital art experience filled with futuristic light installations that doubles up as a sauna complex.
The sound of men punching holes into colorful rubber sheets reverberates across a tiny studio in India’s largest slum — an unlikely birthplace for luxury handbags made by a marginalized community seeking to reclaim its identity.
In a densely populated city with notoriously high rents, Hong Kong’s musicians are used to playing cramped stages. But few venues are quite as pokey — or unorthodox — as Yuen Hing Lung noodles.
Sony Pictures Animation is releasing K-pop: Demon Hunters, a much-anticipated movie about a young female k-pop group sensation who tackles evil demons in between pleasing their fans. The animated musical is made by the same studio behind Spiderman: Into the Universe.
Artworks are now being sold at incredible mind-boggling prices. Whether you have a few million to spare and want to turn your house into a museum, or just curious about art, we’ve compiled some of the most expensive Asian artworks ever sold.
Twenty-five years after Pokemon first began delighting children and adults alike, the phenomenon is still capturing hearts, with smartphone craze Pokemon Go enjoying record success in virus-hit 2020.
When a Botticelli painting went under the hammer last month at Sotheby’s in New York for $92 million, it was assumed the buyer was a Russian oligarch since the bidding was done by an adviser to wealthy Russians.