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HSBC #OpenToArt Initiative Continues to Inspire and Cultivate Hong Kong Visual Art and Culture this March 2023!

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HONG KONG, March 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Committed to promoting contemporary visual art culture in Hong Kong, HSBC launched the #OpenToArt initiative in 2022 to develop key partnerships with the city’s leading cultural groups and non-government organisations. So far, the creative endeavor has been wildly successful.   The bold actions include becoming lead partner of the M+ Museum in the West Kowloon Cultural District, presented the wildly popular ‘Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now’ exhibition as the lead sponsor, and launch of the ‘Open to Art’ Metaverse Gallery featuring 3 local artists, an immersive digital platform to increase art appreciation with technology.

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Study for portrait Winston Churchill disliked goes on show at his old home

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An intimate study of Winston Churchill that has been in private hands for seven decades has gone on show in the room at Blenheim Palace in which Britain’s most famous prime minister was born, before being auctioned in June.

It was the work of Graham Sutherland, one of the most highly regarded artists of his time. Sutherland was commissioned to paint Churchill by the Houses of Parliament to mark the wartime leader’s 80th birthday in November 1954.

Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2024/apr/16/study-winston-churchill-portrait-disliked-auction-graham-sutherland

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Art Paris leans into its Frenchness for 2024 edition, with rising talents in the spotlight

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For its 26th edition, Art Paris is leaning into its Frenchness and putting a spotlight on the diversity of the French art scene. The contemporary and modern art fair continues to give a platform to rising talents.

As Paris settles into its role at the centre of Europe’s art market, ‘Art Paris’ is trying to build on the momentum the French capital has enjoyed in recent years.

After welcoming a record 81,857 visitors in 2023, this year the contemporary and modern art fair features more stands than ever before – with 136 galleries representing 25 countries.

Close advertisingBut the fair has maintained its identity as a “local” art fair, with 60% of exhibiting galleries remaining French.

Read more: https://www.euronews.com/culture/2024/04/05/art-paris-leans-into-its-frenchness-for-2024-edition-with-rising-talents-in-the-spotlight

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iQIYI Launches ‘Art Films’ Series, Celebrating Artistic Filmmaking and Global Masterpieces

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On March 30, iQIYI, an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, announced the launch of its 2024 ‘Art Films’ series. This latest series features titles that have triumphed at prestigious film festivals globally, offering home viewers an easy access to world-renowned art films.

Since its inception in 2015, ‘Art Films’ series has set a precedent as the first distribution channel and the largest online platform in China dedicated to streaming high-quality art films from across the globe. Among its illustrious selections are Varda by Agnès, a heartfelt tribute to the legendary filmmaker Agnès Varda, and Bohemian Rhapsody, a celebratory biopic of the iconic rock band Queen. The series has also featured gems like The Widowed Witch and Kaili Blues, both of which intricately weave the tapestry of Chinese rural life into their narratives while garnering acclaims worldwide.

Read more: https://uk.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/iqiyi-launches-art-films-series-celebrating-artistic-filmmaking-and-global-masterpieces-93CH-3416731

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