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September 28, 2022

Hindola Raga is a Ragamala painting dedicated to Indian music. Music Press Asia]
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[Hindola Raga is a Ragamala painting dedicated to Indian music. Music Press Asia]
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Hindola Raga: A Musical Ode To Spring

Artists of the South Asian painting tradition were fascinated by the topic of the Ragamala (literally ‘garland of musical modes’). The 36 different musical modes offered artists various ways to represent the topic of love or heroic behaviour. A raga (mode) in Indian music is a melody consisting of a string of notes in a particular arrangement. The swing, hindola,…

Singa Nglaras Live At Batik Festival

Tune in to traditional Javanese music in a gamelan performance presented by the Singa Nglaras Gamelan Ensemble. Coming to you…

Singa Nglaras to perform at aCM Batik Festival. Music Press Asia
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ACM: Embracing Batik Weekend Festival

Join the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) this coming weekend — 22-24 July — for performances and activities inspired by the…

ACM new art exhibition Batik Kita Singapore. Music Press Asia
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Artist Christine Ay Tjoe To Exhibit At ARTJOG

Bandung-based artist Christine Ay Tjoe worked on an installation which was a special commission project this year to respond to the theme ARTJOG MMXXII: Arts in Common – Expanding Awareness.…

Christine Ay Tjoe to exhibit at ARTJOG 2022. Music Press Asia

ARTJOG Returns To Yogyakarta

ARTJOG – 7 July to 4 September – returns to the Jogja National Museum with its offline format. This year, ARTJOG showcases the work of 61 individual and group artists…

Artjog 2022 National Museum Yogyakarta. Music Press Asia
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Jay Chou & Sotheby's Collaborate in Auction Series. Music Press Asia
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Jay Chou, Sotheby’s Collaborate in Auction Series

It hasn’t come as a surprise that Jay Chou is a serious art collector. In his latest collaboration as a curator with Sotheby’s Hong Kong, Jay Chou is uniting entertainment and fine art in this anticipated events marking the inaugural edition of Sotheby’s auction series titled CONTEMPORARY CURATED: ASIA. Jay Chou is a man with many talents. Having already achieved…

ADEX Features Seven Ocean Artists

ADEX, Asia’s largest dive expo, is known as a huge advocate of the ocean. Last Saturday, its virtual expo — ADEX Pixel Virtual Expo — celebrates ocean arts with its…

ADEX promotes ocean artists part of its virtual expo. Music Press Asia.
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“Peter Saul”: The rudest painting show of year 2020

Fueled with contrasting influences from MAD magazine comics to Surrealist fantasies and American social realist painting from the 1930, Peter Saul’s latest exhibition (at the New Museum, New York) brings…

Take a virtual tour of Saul Peter's exhibition, "Crime and Punishment," on website Music Press Asia
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