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Lionel Smit

Lionel Smit : Establishing a relationship between Painting and sculpture Lionel Smit born in South Africa lives and works in Cape town. He first began his art in sculpture, with his father, sculptor Anton Smit being his main influence. When he discovered paint, it progressively converted into his preferred medium. Even so, He continued to […]

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Hong Kong Art Basel 2014

Hong Kong becomes an exhilarating citywide art carnival this week with the arrival of Art Basel – the premier international art fair. Galleries, curators, artists and art lovers will all be gathering at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from May 15-18 to see and to celebrate the world’s preeminent 20th and 21th […]

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Marie-Danielle LeBlanc: Alluring Landscapes

LeBlanc’s work is expressive. Her paintings focus on the aesthetics of the natural world, and her introspective processes develop into poetic and impassioned landscapes. I was enraptured by the delicate strokes and the way she captured natural energies. Through the veils of layered resin, the lustre of nature is captured by allowing a visceral response to […]

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Are you ready for Affordable Art Fair 2014?

Buying art can be intimidating. So often new buyers wanting to start a collection confront myriad of questions and concerns such as, “What should I be looking for when I buy a piece of art?” “Should I buy it based on the reputation of the artist?” Or should I focus on what moves me?” “Am […]

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Do I Live Fashion?

Carmen Chan is a jewelry designer based in Hong Kong, her adage being “where sophistication meets over-the-top creativity”. She creates beautifully adorned jewelry, encompassing intrepid individuality not only in panache, but also in distinct personality. As one of the masterminds – and not to mention, one of the fashion icons of Hong Kong – behind #ILiveFashion, Carmen Chan explains […]


 
 

 
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Joy Lee

Joy Lee paints and print-makes. She is the editor and co-founder of Verve Magazine. Captivated by typography, she makes cards in her own time, illustrates for her magazine, scrapbooks and designs dresses. She is an advocate for...
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I Don’t Paint, I Sew: An interview with Josefina Concha

Chilean artist Josefina Concha creates beautiful, seemingly painted pieces by intricately sewing fabrics. Instead of painting with a brush, Josefina approaches her art with a sewing machine at hand while being abstract at hea...
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Connie Lo

A self-confessed accessories addict, Connie Lo is paving the way in bold and brave jewellery design with her own label <Nutcase>. The term ‘nutcase’ means crazy, and this has become the underlying theme and philosophy...
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