China Guardian Auctions wrapped up a total turnover of 2.35 billion yuan ($385 million) for its fall sales in Beijing.
A triangulated aluminum sculpture by Brazilian artist Lygia Clark that sold for $1.8 million at Phillips' Latin American auction, capped a week of regional art sales in New York in which Brazilian works commanded the top prices.
The competition for the 11th Shanhua Award, China's highest folk art honor, began last Friday.
In the name of art, she has hung naked on a wall and carved into her own stomach with a razor. She has masturbated in a museum; scrubbed at a pile of bloody, maggoty bones in a fetid basement; stood still while strangers put a gun to her head and stabbed her with thorns; and sat silently for seven hours a day as a succession of people lined up to bask in her aura at the Museum of Modern Art.
The first expat-run gallery in Hangzhou just announced its opening with the exhibition of Song Ren.
The female voice has never failed to thrill. Perhaps because it is usually the first sound we hear: our mother humming lullabies as she cradles us in her arms. For Christchurch native Hayley Westenra, her earliest memories of music were all about her family.
Huangkaiwusheng Art Troupe consists of almost 100 deaf and mute students from Zhongzhong University.
Ajike "Saint Jerry" Njoku says he wants to reveal the largely untold journey that African immigrants have undertaken in China over the past decade.
A Tibetan artist introduces his Thangka artwork to a visitor. The 37-year-old artist is a noted Thangka master in Ngari prefecture located in the Tibet autonomous region.
The 50,000 square-meter Beijing Automotive Museum is located in the city's southwestern Fengtai District. This is the first government-funded museum dedicated to automotive vehicles.
Bach is no stranger to Wang Jian. In 2009, the world-renowned cellist first played the Solo Cello Suites by J.S. Bach in Beijing.
Art Taipei, which celebrated its 21st anniversary this year, is a chance to see a myriad of works in one place and perhaps take home a piece that speaks to you.