Moments of calm

2013-12-05 09:41:09

An artist with a sense of drama grasps the power of introspection for his current exhibition.

A big-bang legacy

2013-12-05 07:14:19

Cai Guoqiang has created a unique body of work over recent decades, characterized by the grandness of their scale and ambition.

Britain's top art prize awarded to Laure Prouvost

2013-12-04 14:37:00

The annual Turner Prize for art, the most prestigious contemporary art prize in Britain, has gone to French artist Laure Prouvost.

Huang Zhou painting sets new auction record for artist

2013-12-03 14:49:24

A large ink and color painting by noted artist Huang Zhou (1925-1997) fetched 128.8 million yuan ($21.14 million) Monday night in Beijing, smashing his previous auction record.

Artist blends kids' outlook with his own

2013-12-03 13:05:04

Illustrator and writer Xiong Liang has just returned from Shuhe, Yunnan province, where he spent a week as a volunteer teacher at a local school.

Francis Bacon makes China debut

2013-12-03 12:35:39

Around 100 pieces from the UK artist Francis Bacon are on display, which were all collected by the artist's friend Barry Joule.

Eye painter

2013-12-03 09:33:41

Leandro Granato, 27, is an Argentine artist who makes his living by squirting paint onto a canvas with his eye.

Top 10 lots at Sotheby's Beijing sale

2013-12-03 09:14:15

The previous auction record for Zao's work was made at Sotheby's autumn sales in Hong Kong on Oct 5, with his work fetching HK$ 85.24 million ($11 million).

Italian artists base set up in Zhujiajiao, 'China's Venice'

2013-12-02 18:04:32

Italian artists set up an experimental base for artistic creation in Zhujiajiao on Sunday, a town scenically set amid rivers and lakes in Shanghai's Qingpu district.

Art of friendship

2013-12-01 06:51:06

Cui Ruzhuo, a renowned Chinese painter who has visited many parts of the world, says one of his important missions is enhancing international cultural exchanges.

Zao Wou-ki's work sets record at Sotheby's sale in Beijing

2013-12-02 14:54:15

Sotheby's first major sale in Beijing grossed a total of 227 million yuan and the top lot, Zao Wou-ki's Abstraction, fetched a record 89.68 million yuan.

Top creative art from 2013

2013-12-02 10:43:34

An artist has created a quirky canvas for her fairytale-like paintings - the palm of her hand.