Arts

Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Enoura Observatory: Childhood memories of a similar view of the Pacific Ocean drew him to this spot. © Odawara Foundation

Enoura museum reflects artist's 'unplanned' life

Japanese photographer pays tribute to memory and passage of time

  • Cambodia's first contemporary dance company pushes boundaries

    Modern dancers dispel doubts as art forms diverge from country's traditions

  • Life & Arts

    Japan design guru Oki Sato keeps it simple

    Inside Nendo, a meticulously minimalist Tokyo industrial design lab

  • Laos movie industry begins to flower after decades of neglect

    Local directors are creating critically acclaimed films despite limited resources

  • Hong Kong film flirts with political controversy

    Cinemas shun documentary on 'localist' figure's independence stance

  • Hoop dreams on the Tibetan Plateau

    Documentary explores nomads' changing lives and a favorite sport: basketball

  • Graphic novels chart Myanmar's history

    Exotic climate, turbulent past an inspiration to comic writers

  • Hong Kong embraces its role as a global art hub

    Art Basel, auction houses and galleries transform city into a vibrant market

  • Breathing new life into Asia-Pacific indigenous arts

    Festivals and performers help Austronesian cultures win wider audience

  • Interview

    Outspoken Hong Kong actor keeps up support for pro-democracy protests

    Chapman To criticizes film industry for abandoning local culture in favor of China

  • South Korea to stage goodwill concerts in Pyongyang

    K-pop stars and popular singers head north to sustain harmony

  • Masks and puppets tell Sri Lanka's ancient tales

    Local performers battle to keep traditional art forms relevant

  • North Korea's museum outpost in Angkor

    Despite UN sanctions on Pyongyang, Cambodia insists it is in compliance

  • Tokyo lures artistic talent ahead of 2020 Olympics

    Creators from 29 countries and regions have applied for grants up to $1.8m

  • Japan's Tsuji wins Oscar for makeup, hairstyling in 'Darkest Hour'

    Academy recognizes skill in transforming actor Gary Oldman into Churchill

  • Bangkok canal community turns to art for survival

    Exhibits along Bangmod waterways drive environmental repair, cultural renaissance

  • Le Corbusier's city shows way for Indian urban planning

    Chandigarh has added the title of Smart City to its World Heritage honor

  • Author puts Lao coroner-detective on Asian literary map

    Fictional sleuth fights crime while shining light on secretive country

  • Virtual reality to take Japan's national treasures nationwide

    Rent proceeds to be used to repair damaged items

  • Taiwan opera to bring overseas its timeless tale of war and love

    'Sunlight After Snowfall' combines Peking opera and live orchestra