Month: November 2002

M’sian, S’porean And French Artists Exhibit Works

KUALA LUMPUR — Sixteen Malaysian, Singaporean and French artists are putting their artistic works on display at a weeklong exhibition at the Soka Gakkai Malaysia here. The “Pont de Arts” exhibition, which was opened by French Ambassador to Malaysia Jacques Lapouge Sunday, showcases 66 art works by the artists, who all studied at the prestigious …

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Visual arts: The alternative avant-garde

Martin-Gropius-Bau, Niederkirchnerstrasse 7, Berlin, until February 9, 2003. Tel: +49-30-254 860. Think of the early 20th-century avant-garde, and the great names rise up like Poseidon from the waves: Picasso, Tzara, Mondrian, Kandinsky, Brancusi, Le Corbusier. By the 1940s, in western Europe, these pioneers’ work had become a common standard for artists, the new orthodoxy: the …

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Eastern Europe’s World-Class Brainpower

The region is luring foreign R&D investment not just with low costs but with quality scientists and technicians At a trade show on mobile-phone technology in Cannes, France, last February, Finland’s Nokia showed off what the next generation of wireless systems might do using its “all-IP architecture.” That’s a sophisticated body of software that could …

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Vast Majority Targets Ethnic Segments

As advertisers continue to digest the 2000 Census data that show America is increasingly a multicultural melting pot, more dollars are being shifted away from general market budgets to those targeting Hispanics, African Americans, and Asian Americans. According to a new survey done by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), 72% of advertisers are now …

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