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Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association marking 60th anniversary

East Bay Times 17 May 2022
Marking the 60th anniversary of the relationship between Oakland and Fukuoka, the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture on the northern shore of Japan’s Kyushu Island, the association has embarked on a commemorative, public art mosaic mural project.

UEFA Relocates Champions League Final to Paris Instead of Budapest

Hungary Today 25 Feb 2022
Many in Hungary soon began to suggest that the event could be hosted at Budapest’s Puskás Aréna, as the Hungarian capital has done so a number of times lately, most recently taking over 2022’s FINA World Championships after Japan’s Fukuoka had pulled out.

Gaitonde work from Glenbarra Art Museum sets new record for Indian art

Indian Express 24 Feb 2022
An untitled oil on canvas from 1969 by V S Gaitonde sold for Rs 42 crore on Thursday evening, making it the highest price achieved for a work of modern or contemporary Indian art globally ... Fukuoka set up Glenbarra Art Museum in Himeji, Japan, in 1991, with works of 60 Indian artists ... Indian Art indian artist Mumbai V S Gaitonde VS Gaitonde.

Tokyo exhibition showcases Joan Miro’s Japan connection

La Prensa Latina 10 Feb 2022
The selection of paintings also seeks to highlight the “mutual love” between the artist and the country, including “Dancer Hearing an Organ Playing in a Gothic Cathedral” (1945) – considered to be Miro’s first work displayed in Japan – which is owned by the Fukuoka Art Museum.

Tissue paper and gauze for winning work

Straits Times 28 Nov 2021
The competition, organised by United Overseas Bank (UOB), is Singapore's longest-running art contest and is now in its 40th year ... in art ... He will also get to take part in a residency programme at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan or UOB Art Gallery in Shanghai, China.

Malaysian artist Saiful Razman bags UOB Painting of the Year award

Straits Times 26 Nov 2021
The competition, organised by United Overseas Bank (UOB), is Singapore's longest-running art contest and is now in its 40th year ... "A diverse and self-sustaining arts ecosystem promulgates our sense of community and identity ... He will also get to take part in a residency programme at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan.

Opera Gallery Dubai unveils sculpture from top Indian artist

Gulf Daily News 23 Nov 2021
Shende has shown in international venues, including the Havana Biennial (2003), Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (2004), Tate Modern (2006), the Serpentine Galleries (2011–12), and the Kuandu Biennale (2014) amongst other prominent venues, public and private collections ... “Art is an essential element of our brand and guest experience.

FN Souza, six others fetch over ₹42 crore at Pundole's auction

Live Mint 19 Nov 2021
Over eight pieces of art work have sold for close to ₹30 crore at the Pundole's The Fine Art Sale this week in Mumbai ... Mallika Sagar, a specialist in Modern and Contemporary Indian art and Pundole's auctioneer, said they saw strong bidding across a range of artists and new world auction records were set for several as well.

The Visual Appeal of the Pakistan Pavilion

Dawn 30 Oct 2021
Primarily known for his art practice, Rana occupies multiple profiles in the Pakistan’s cultural space ... His works can be viewed at several public and private collections including the British Museum, London, Metropolitan Museum, New York, Fukuoka Museum of Art, Japan and the Saatchi Collection, London.

The Pokémon x Sumo Collab We've Been Waiting For

Kotaku 27 Oct 2021
The Pokémon banners will be displayed at the November sumo tournament in Fukuoka as well as at the January one in Tokyo. Each banner will be different, featuring things like box art for games like Pokémon Red and Green or portrayals of ...

DC reveals details on first WEBTOON series, a FaZe Clan comic collaboration, and more for ...

The Beat 08 Sep 2021
No creative team for the comic was named in the announcement, but the cover above indicates it’s written by Josh Trujillo, with art by Scot Eaton, Norm Rapmund, and Tony Aviña ...In Japan, THE ART OF DC – THE DAWN OF SUPER HEROES exhibition will launch in Fukuoka City on Batman Day.

Mural of murdered Japanese doctor in Afghan capital erased

Kyodo 05 Sep 2021
The mural featuring the former Afghanistan head of the Fukuoka-based Peshawar-kai nongovernmental aid group was painted by art group ArtLords in his honor after armed men killed the 73-year-old in Jalalabad in the country's east in December 2019. Omaid Sharifi, the art group's ...

Sonny Chiba known for The Storm Riders, Kill Bill

Straits Times 20 Aug 2021
TOKYOJapanese action star Sonny Chiba - who was known for ultra-violent martial arts movies and in 2003 was elevated to a new level of cinematic trendiness when one of his superfans, director Quentin Tarantino, gave him a role in Kill Bill ... on Jan 22, 1939, in Fukuoka, Japan.

Sonny Chiba, Martial Arts Legend and 'Kill Bill' Actor, Dies at 82 of COVID Complications

Democratic Underground 19 Aug 2021
https.// Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba, the Japanese actor and martial arts legend who had roles in American films like “Kill Bill” and “The Fast and the Furious ... Born Sadaho Maeda in Fukuoka, Japan, on Jan.

Japanese martial arts actor, Kill Bill star Sonny Chiba dies

Straits Times 19 Aug 2021
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Sonny Chiba, a Japanese martial arts expert and actor who appeared in Quentin ... Born Sadaho Maeda in 1939 in Fukuoka, in the south-west of Japan, Chiba studied martial arts throughout the 1960s, becoming a particular expert in karate.

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