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Ukraine pitches unique tole painting for UNESCO intangibleheritage

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The Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksandr Vilkul presented a logo of petrykivskyi painting style - an original folk style developed at the end of 19th - beginning of 20th century in eastern Ukraine. In December 2013, Ukraine will present the tole painting technique Petrykivskyi Rozpys to the UNESCO commission, as the country aims to have the technique added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List. Petrykivsyi Rozpys is a painting style that relies on four types of strokes: a crest, a stone, a nut (these three were named after thei... Read More »

Contemporary art for south and southeast Asia opens at the Guggenheim

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Inaugural Exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative in New York Showcases Work by Artists from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From February 22 to May 22, 2013, the Guggenheim Museum in New York presents No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, the inaugural exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, featuring work by 22 artists and collectives representing some of the most c... Read More »

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