Three shows put Chinese photography in the frame

2014-01-19 15:23:00

China Photography Exhibition Center, the first photography-themed exhibition hall in China, was opened in Beijing in late December.

Building a show

2014-01-19 07:21:01

One of the first things that architecture students learn is that buildings are contextual: They should always be designed for a specific site, culture, place and purpose. That is why there are so few architectural museums around the world. It is hardly easy - or appropriate - to stuff a building into a bigger one for public contemplation.

Intangible cultural heritage: Maoqiang Opera

2014-01-16 10:59:07

Maoqiang, born in eastern China's Shandong province, is a kind of local opera in Jiaodong Peninsula.

Artist preserves old styles through painting and calligraphy

2014-01-15 16:02:48

Wang Yiyang is an artist known for combining calligraphy and Chinese painting techniques while also using Chinese fairy tales and landscapes for his art work.

Zhu Jin's bark photographs

2014-01-15 15:38:24

In the works of Zhu Jin, deputy mayor of Nantong, the bark resembles roaring Yellow River, peaceful and shining lakes or valleys.

Traditional Chinese dance drama debuts in London

2014-01-12 14:17:44

Chinese dance drama Silk Road made its debut on Saturday night in London, bringing oriental artistic experience for British audiences.

Special needs groups show art in their heart

2014-01-12 07:20:11

An exhibition combining public art, the practice of non-governmental organizations and innovative designs is making its debut in Shanghai Gongyi Xintiandi Park, a newly opened hub for the city's NGOs and social enterprises.

Bangshu art in Suzhou

2014-01-10 11:23:24

A visitor enjoys Cai Yusheng's Bangshu artwork which features thick, heavy brush strokes and big characters, in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, January 9, 2014.

Art hubs unite

2014-01-10 10:00:43

Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing all have vibrant artistic communities.

Boundless calligraphy draws outside the lines

2014-01-10 09:44:03

As an advocate of ink art innovation, Chen Heliang does not like attempts by some artists in the field.

Skyline sculptor

2014-01-09 10:11:45

An architect found that the amazing form of an iconic Beijing building shaped her own career after spending more than a decade as project manager for the CCTV Headquarters.

Year of the Horse porcelain designs

2014-01-08 10:51:52

Jun porcelain figures designed by Chinese craft master Kong Xiangqing has been produced in Yuzhou, Henan province, to celebrate Year of the Horse.