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January 19, 2011
A Dynamic Fashion World
As one of the most dynamic regions in the world, there’s lots more change to come for Asia, including in fashion.
A Dynamic Fashion World
India’s Animated Future: To Come
January 18, 2011
India’s Animated Future: To Come
What is the current state of the animation industry in India? A little ‘behind’ globally, but maybe not for long.
India’s Animated Future: To Come
January 17, 2011
Bringing Down Ai Weiwei?
The artist’s $1.2 million Shanghai studio’s been torn down. What larger ‘trend’ might this gov’t move indicate?
Bringing Down Ai Weiwei?
January 14, 2011
India’s 1st Animated Superhero
Ashoka the Hero is a departure from mythological story-lines and poorly dubbed Japanese anime imports.
India’s 1st Animated Superhero
January 13, 2011
Two Ways to Get Art-Savvy
If one of your 2011 resolutions is to learn more about art, here are two expert ideas for getting started on a ‘savvy’ New Year.
Two Ways to Get Art-Savvy
January 12, 2011
Jason Wu: Taiwan’s Pride
How has this fast-rising young designer become a source of inspiration and pride for many Taiwanese?
Jason Wu: Taiwan’s Pride
January 11, 2011
Architecture for Autism?
A Tokyo-based architect’s unique initiative for children might provide hope through a ‘primitive future’ style.
Architecture for Autism?
January 07, 2011
Asian-American Fashion Wave
Asian-American fashion designers are big in the fashion world now. How might fame be harder for them to cope with?
Asian-American Fashion Wave
2010’s Priciest Chinese Artwork
January 06, 2011
2010’s Priciest Chinese Artwork
There’s an interesting story behind the centuries-old Chinese art piece that set a new all-time record in 2010.
2010’s Priciest Chinese Artwork
Miniature Painting… Animated?
January 05, 2011
Miniature Painting… Animated?
A traditional Asian art form is experiencing a comeback thanks to some modern artists…and their unique ‘tweaks.’
Miniature Painting… Animated?
January 01, 2011
Will Manhwa Catch Manga?
Comics are getting a boost thanks to the iPad. Does this mean Korean comics will now get a share of the spotlight too?
Will Manhwa Catch Manga?
'CODE RED' Art: Yeoh Kean Thai
December 30, 2010
'CODE RED' Art: Yeoh Kean Thai
Malaysian artist Yeoh Kean Thai’s new art reflects both his own unique life story and environmental threats today.
'CODE RED' Art: Yeoh Kean Thai
December 27, 2010
Sapporo, Japan: Worth a Visit
This often forgotten Japanese city to the north is surprisingly modern, friendly and design-savvy — and well worth a visit.
Sapporo, Japan: Worth a Visit
Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop
December 24, 2010
Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop
Female Korean pop groups are taking off overseas—especially in Japan. Is K-Pop success thanks to more leg…and talent?
Japan Loves Its Leggy, Cool K-Pop
December 21, 2010
A Brief Holiday Hiatus
There’ll be plenty of new arts and culture topics for 2011 when The New Emissary returns from a brief holiday hiatus.
A Brief Holiday Hiatus
‘Asianness’ in Fashion
December 20, 2010
‘Asianness’ in Fashion
Will the ‘Asian Look’ have staying power with Asians themselves now they’re poised to become top consumers?
‘Asianness’ in Fashion
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