2014 Armory Show features exhibition of Chinese contemporary art

2014-03-06 09:37:27

The 2014 Armory Show devotes a special section to a curated exhibition of contemporary art from China, the organizer said on Wednesday.

The feminine touch

2014-03-02 07:35:42

Since ancient times, the works of most women painters in China have featured elegant and delicate styles that reflected their exquisite emotions and distinctive feelings about life.

Portrait of the artist

2014-03-02 07:34:02

Wang Baoan, born in Xuzhou city, Jiangsu province in 1964. He graduated from the Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts in 1986 with a major in Chinese painting.

Naturally artistic

2014-03-02 07:34:02

Wang Baoan says he paints because it takes him closer to nature and that he thrives off the feeling of liberation it gives him.

Force of nature a native

2014-02-28 13:33:30

American musician famous for leading the revival of the indigenous flute tradition in the United States is coming to China.

Yishu 8 Award nurtures young Chinese artists

2014-02-28 11:00:31

The 2nd Yishu 8 China Award ceremony was held at Beijing's Yishu 8 on February 26.

A family art

2014-02-26 08:47:49

Woodprint paintings are traditionally hung in homes around Spring Festival, but for the artists, creating the pictures is a yearlong activity and a lifetime of dedication. Wang Qian and Ju Chuanjiang report.

Path to joy

2014-02-25 07:30:44

There are four Chinese you should know. None of them is famous - or has the prospect of becoming so - or wealthy, or highly educated, or a newsmaker. But the four craftspeople from the countryside have somehow unknowingly found the secret to happiness, serenity and the essence of being a traditional Chinese.

Madrid's Thyssen art museum 'Chinese Friendly'

2014-02-24 11:21:44

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which houses many 19th century impressionist paintings, has become a "Chinese Friendly" place of interest in Spain.

Exhibition makes trunk call to times past

2014-02-23 06:48:18

Louis Vuitton is one of the most recognizable luxury brands in China. Its trademark LV logo stamped on countless handbags can be seen on the arm of many fashionable women across the country. What began as a French manufacturer of stackable trunks in the 1860s has grown into today's most iconic status symbol seen all over the world.

Decorative dots speak volumes

2014-02-23 11:43:52

The iconic bindi is an important facet of traditional Indian culture from which artist Bharti Kher draws inspiration for her creations.

Buddhist paintings

2014-02-21 15:15:11

A distinctive genre of art history, Buddhist paintings are largely of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.