Defying the pervasive monotony of the modern, Japan's arts and crafts work asserts a persistent attachment to the elements and to the Earth.
Cai Guo-Qiang is internationally acclaimed as an artist whose creative transgressions and cultural provocations have literally exploded the accepted parameters of art making in our time.
In all cultures of the near east, the pomegranate has always been seen as a symbol pf fertility, fecundity,and thus prosperity. In the Kabbalah, (Jewish Mysticism) the pictorial motif of the tree of life and its repetiti
Body adornment is a universal art, practiced by Berber women covered with amulets and pendants, Indians sheathed in their bridal saris, Africans with highly codified headdresses, Geishas disappearing under their ghostly
This weekend Asia Pacific show downtown at the Gramecy Armory opens its doors to the public. With my hands busy with business cards, magazines, my camera and several thick catalogues I hardly can do anything properly.
Yesterday, at Christie's held the first ever auction in the US devoted to Chinese textiles, I have never seen so many Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Indian elegantly dressed men and women walking around such selective amo