Beyond the Academy

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Academy Registrar in Beijing 4: On Location in the Palace Museum+

For the “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City,”  I had the opportunity to get behind-the-scenes access to the...

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Academy Registrar in Beijing 3: Encounters with the Unexpected+

Third in my series on being a courier for “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City.”  Part of my...

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How a registrar prepares for an assignment to Beijing+

Several months before going to Beijing as a courier for “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City” in October,...

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HI’s top mural artists unveil mega mural today at 4pm+

Mural artist Estria, who, with Prime, created the two great murals behind our Academy Art Center last year, has spearheaded...

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Pre-fringe launch! The first Oahu Fringe Festival happens in November. In the meantime, the organizers, who include actor-filmmaker Misa Tupou,...

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Asbestos clouds fate of mural+

Investigative blogger Ian Lind got wind of the possible demise of a mural at Kamehameha Schools. The mural was created...

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Academy’s former deputy director named managing director of Dia:Beacon+

Susan Sayre Batton, who was deputy director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 2005 to 2008, is now the...

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The Dragon’s Gift opens in Zürich+

The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan is on the final stop of its global journey—on July 4 the...

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Our “Water Lilies” on an urban adventure+

Now on view through June 26 at Gagosian Gallery in New York City is the exhibition Monet. The survey of...

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Maria getting married+

Since 2002, New York-based artist Maria Yoon has been married 45 times. It is part of her project “Maria the...

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