Budding artists find inspiration in 'booming' Beijing

2013-11-21 13:16:13

Living in Beijing is difficult, says 26-year-old artist Nick Pan - of course making money is important but perhaps "art is something higher".

13th Asia Arts Festival opens in Kunming

2013-11-21 11:21:10

The 13th Asia Art Festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture and the people's government of Yunnan province, kicked off in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan province on Nov. 18, 2013.

Comics not just for kids

2013-11-21 07:21:45

The promising comic and animation market in China is in urgent need of a rating system to protect children from unsuitable content and to prepare the industry for future development overseas, said experts at the International Forum on the Development of Animation and Games Industries on Nov 7 in Beijing.

Anhui park celebrates public art

2013-11-20 10:34:34

Sculpture, one of the major public art forms, is thriving thanks to China's rapid urban development.

Ceramic art showcased in Jiangsu

2013-11-20 10:22:21

Ceramic art pieces are on display at the China Contemporary Ceramics Art Exhibition in Nantong, Jiangsu province, November 19, 2013.

53 artworks to go under hammer in Beijing international auction

2013-11-19 15:41:08

Works of five respected connoisseurs of Chinese paintings and calligraphy will highlight the autumn sales of the Beijing-based Wen Jin Ge International Auction.

Optical illusion art show in Shanghai

2013-11-19 14:31:36

Argentine artist Leandro Erlich's first solo show Feiyanzoubi is now on display at the Jing An Kerry Center in Shanghai and will run through Nov 22, 2013.

Ron Mueck: depicting realism through sculpture

2013-11-19 10:07:55

Ron Mueck is a hyperrealist sculptor, whose art features body figures and is often made of fiberglass and resin materials.

Longest wood carving breaks Guinness record

2013-11-18 11:08:54

A large wood carving featuring the famous historical painting "Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival" was named the longest wood carving in the world by Guinness World Book of Records on Nov 14, 2013.

Chinese prints from British Library on display

2013-11-18 11:00:39

Visitors enjoy Chinese prints collected by the British Library in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, November 15.

Go figure childhood memories by design

2013-11-17 14:05:47

More than 3,000 figure models by Kaiyodo, the world-renowned Japanese figure maker, are being exhibited in Shanghai.

Mural brings raging waters of Yellow River to Great Hall

2013-11-17 07:04:43

Full of vigor and raw emotion, the paintings of Wang Xijing are representative of the artistic styles of Shaanxi, critics say.