Christie's turns to India to expand art auction network

2013-12-09 11:16:42

Christie's will hold its debut art auction in India later this month, hot on the heels of its first major sale in China.

Kung fu show packs a punch

2013-12-08 07:06:51

When Erick Villeneuve was invited by the China Arts and Entertainment Group to direct a multimedia show about Chinese kung fu, the experienced Canadian director behind projects including the APEC Summit's Cultural Gala in Vancouver felt excited yet challenged.

Call to turn trash into treasure

2013-12-08 07:06:51

Rusty gears, springs, various types of nails, generator rotors and a series of commonly seen deserted scrap metal are being exhibited in a hall in 1933 Shanghai, a landmark hub for creative industries in the city.

Asia Minor, major influence

2013-12-08 07:06:51

Communication between China and Turkey has gone on for thousands of years. The exhibition at Shanghai Museum is presenting examples and evidence.

Artist yaks lyrically on wildlife paradise

2013-12-08 08:15:12

Unlike many other artists in the Tibet autonomous region who excel in painting flowers, birds, or landscapes, Meng Fanhua has dedicated his life to the subject of wild yaks.

New award seeks critical thinking

2013-12-07 10:55:34

Dong Bingfeng, an independent curator and producer based in Beijing, has been presented with the 2013 Chinese Contemporary Art Award that recognizes art critics.

Forum aims to protect festivals

2013-12-07 10:33:22

The Seminar on Safeguarding Traditional Festivals was held recently in Chaozhou and Foshan, in Guangdong province.

Ma Yuan paintings fetch $10.7 million

2013-12-04 20:06:08

Renowned Shanghai-based art collector Liu Yiqian dropped a total of 65.55 million yuan ($10.7 million) on two rare paintings by Song Dynasty (960-1279) painter Ma Yuan at an auction in Beijing on Tuesday night.

One artist's pursuit of beauty

2013-12-06 11:16:45

While many Chinese overseas artists are switching to other more lucrative fields, Huang Shanye, a painter of the Zhuang ethnic group, stands out as an exception.

Following bloodlines

2013-12-06 11:04:56

American photographer Taryn Simon has turned her lens on families, traveling across continents to capture the invisible ties that bind.

From another angle

2013-12-06 07:53:28

Zhu Jia takes a noticeable pause before answering every question - apparently his brain works faster than everything else.

Art captures Singapore

2013-12-06 09:21:24

The city-state's recently launched biennale will give locals and visitors plenty to contemplate in a show that focuses on Southeast Asia.