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Magazine Arts & Culture

The Dining Project: The Art of Nurturing

I grew up in Taiwan in the mid-seventies. Most of my free time was spent in the kitchen, not cooking, but serving as a (fat) guinea pig for the family chef. At that time, we knew a number of families who had their own chefs. Most of these families were Kuomintang elite, wealthy and influential […]

By Lee Mingwei

Magazine Arts & Culture

Antonio Tapies Exhibtion at the Guggenheim Museum SoHo

Emptiness was both subject and source for the Abstract Expressionists. Within the boundaries defined by an empty white canvas, they found an arena for action and awareness, and they explored it with varying degrees of clarity. Some, such as Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock, painted from the deep unconscious, from that free place beyond […]

By Kay Larson

MagazineArts & Culture

Wisdom and Compassion: Sacred Art of Tibet

Strains of long silver trumpets and the deepthroated chanting of monks greeted the arrival of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in April. The religious and temporal leader of Tibet’s exiled Buddhist population had come to grant a special blessing, initiating the creation of a large-scale […]

By Tamara Wasserman Hill
Temple
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