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THE ESSENTIAL DIFFERENCE: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain - Review by David Adam
JU Ming, or Ju Chuan-tai, was born in 1938 in Tunghsiao on Taiwan#146;s West Coast to a poor family. When he was 15 years old, he apprenticed with a famous wood craftsman, Lee Chin-chuan, for three years before setting up on his own, producing religious statuary and figurines of myths and legends.
Intrigued by bronze sculptures she saw while in Singapore recently, CHOY SU-LING decides to find out more about the man who made them, Ju Ming.
The Dance Department of Akademi Seni Kebangsaan in Kuala Lumpur, under the dedicated and inspired leadership of Joseph Gonzales, celebrated its 10th year with a showcase of Malaysia#8217;s multi ethnicity in a I>Tapestry/Iof colour and culture.
Italy's Riccardo Tisci unveiled his first ready-to-wear collection for Givenchy at the Paris fashion week last Wednesday. Olivier Theyskens' spring-summer 2006 vision for Rochas seemed on the cool side, though his fellow Belgian Dries Van Noten transported women to an altogether warmer and far-flung place.