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Propaganda Art From Mao to Now

by Ray Ally on September 16, 2009

Photos: Ray Ally Last weekend I visited a new exhibition celebrating 60 years of Chinese art from the period 1949-2009. It had opened at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing as part of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the People’s Republic of China. Now 60 years might not […]

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Cinema Communisto Coming Soon

by Ray Ally on September 5, 2009

In two weeks time the biggest star studied movie ever made in China will open in cinemas across the country. The Founding of a Republic is a two-hour epic and has been made to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1st 2009. The film will feature […]

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Storm in a C-Cup

by Ray Ally on December 15, 2008

Last month at a Taiwan music industry gala, a top Taiwanese model Yun Li created a cleavage controversy and political storm with her figure hugging dress. Tensions between China and Taiwan across the straights have always been strained but the dress worn by the model strained the issue in another dimension. Especially as she was […]

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Coke – Painting The Town Red

by Ray Ally on August 6, 2008

Photo: Ray Ally With less than two days to go before the games, Coca Cola has for been busy painting the town red. An Olympic sponsor since 1928 in Amsterdam, Coke continues to be one of the most visible and creative sponsors of the Olympics. In China, the latest poster campaign features a kaleidoscope of […]

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