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James Turrell, or the works of light

The work of this US artist insists on showing more than demonstrating: it is not representation but rather presentation itself that is offered to the viewer.

Mono No Aware: the gentle sadness of things

The significance of the Japanese phrase mono no aware implores us to understand the transitory nature of things with a sense of beauty and finiteness.

Chinese New Year 2016: the personality of the monkey

The Chinese lunar New Year celebrations are approaching, and this time it’s the monkey’s turn.