Banksy’s home city is a canvas for elusive artist

Publication date 22 May 2019 | 15:01 | ICT

Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with the familiar image of a girl gazing out solemnly.



  • Theatre group raises awareness through The Orphan Train play

    Publication date 01 April 2019 | 10:45 | ICT

    Leaving New York City on May 28, 1914, “the Orphan Train” carried nine children to towns searching for homes for the orphaned and unwanted children.

  • French museum sheds light on black subjects

    Publication date 28 March 2019 | 12:01 | ICT

    FRENCH art masterpieces have been renamed after their long overlooked black subjects in a ground-breaking new Paris show on the representation of people of colour in art.

  • Tintoretto’s bold innovations highlighted in US show

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 14:45 | ICT

    WHEN he was just a teenager, Tintoretto was sent to Italian Renaissance painter Titian’s studio, only to be kicked out within days because the older master got jealous. Or so goes the legend.

  • Gold and mystery: The legendary treasure of Egypt’s Tutankhamun

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 09:30 | ICT

    The legendary treasure of ancient Egypt’s boy pharaoh Tutankhamun, some of which is touring the world for the first time, is shrouded in richness and mystery. Here are some facts:

  • Offbeat art fest puts abandoned California town back on the map

    Publication date 25 March 2019 | 16:21 | ICT

    BY ANY stretch of the imagination, Bombay Beach is an oddity, starting with its exotic name, its location by a dying lake and the post-apocalyptic landscape that greets visitors.

  • Artist depicts women’s struggle on canvas in Nude exhibition

    Publication date 25 March 2019 | 12:15 | ICT

    A painting depicting a woman sitting nude, vulnerably poised among blossoming sunflowers is just one piece in a new exhibition entitled Nude, looking to shed light on the vulnerability and gender inequality still experienced by many

  • Renowned artist promotes wildlife conservation through Zen paintings

    Publication date 18 March 2019 | 08:21 | ICT

    A contemporary artist for more than a decade, the renowned Chhan Dina has just opened her latest exhibition called Flying Higher together with some of her students at the Plantation Urban Resort & Spa in Phnom Penh.

  • Theatre group supporting the LGBTQI community through art

    Publication date 11 March 2019 | 10:09 | ICT

    Inspired by the musical Cabaret and Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories, theatre group the Phnom Penh Players are to host a performance of Shanghai Cabaret at Chinese House in Phnom Penh, with all proceeds donated to a local clin

  • Will this film finally attract global audiences to Cambodian cinema?

    Publication date 04 March 2019 | 09:49 | ICT

    With a French actor and actress in the leading roles and a script inspired by the famous Hungarian composition Gloomy Sunday (also known as the Hungarian Suicide Song), one Cambodian film director has invested huge resources and tim

  • Glory and disgrace: The complex legacy of Singapore founder Raffles

    Publication date 27 February 2019 | 14:49 | ICT

    SIR Stamford Raffles is best remembered as the founder of modern-day Singapore, but a new exhibition sheds light on less well-known exploits of a man also criticised as a disobedient adventurer and bloodthirsty imperialist.