Wanda buys Picasso painting for $28 million

2013-11-07 14:34:48

Dalian Wanda Group, a real estate and entertainment conglomerate in China, snapped up a Picasso painting for $28.22 million, more than double its estimated price

A cultural opportunity

2013-11-07 06:54:41

Shanghai's pilot free trade zone is being eyed by global arts companies as an entry point into the lucrative Chinese market. Shi Jing and Zhang Kun report in Shanghai.

Tibetan monk's life in photographer's eyes

2013-11-06 10:37:50

A group of photos taken by Chinese photographer Xu Ruixing who specializes in portrait photography shows life of Tibetan monks who seem so mysterious to people outside the region.

Chinese ink goes to NYC

2013-11-06 10:00:28

The China Artists Association presented an exhibition titled Ink - Chinese Dream at the National Arts Club in New York City.

Int'l Metal Art Exhibition held in Beijing

2013-11-05 10:18:05

Visitors enjoy metal artwork displayed during the third International Metal Art Exhibition at China Centennial Altar, in Beijing, capital of China, Nov 4, 2013.

Paper-tearing calligraphy artwork showcased in Anhui

2013-11-04 14:49:35

Kong Minghui, an inheritor of the paper-tearing calligraphy art, demonstrates his techniques to visitors in Lujiang county, Anhui province, November 3, 2013.

Activity of street art held in China's Shenzhen

2013-11-04 10:57:48

An activity of street art was held in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, Nov 2, 2013.

Louvre treasures visit Beijing

2013-11-04 10:55:15

Jean-Luc Martinez, director of the Louvre, came to the National Museum of China in Beijing with Mediterranean art collections for the first time ever.

A sculptor takes shape

2013-11-03 08:15:50

Wang Keping says he didn't aspire to become an acclaimed artist. He just wanted a tape player.

Art checks into the Four Seasons for the fall

2013-11-03 08:15:50

Acclaimed sculptor Liu Yonggang's most famous art series, The Standing Characters, is on display at the Four Seasons hotel under the theme "Love Hug". The works are brought into the visitors' vision while being naturally placed in meticulously chosen corners of the hotel lobby.

All the world's a stage

2013-11-03 08:15:50

The Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center has combined environmentalism with the fun of the theater. "We are the first zero-emission theater in China," says Yu Rongjun, vice-manager of SDAC.

Art works of 2013 college graduates exhibited in Hangzhou

2013-11-02 10:07:52

Visitors view art pieces at an exhibition of the excellent art works of 2013 college graduates in Hangzhou, Nov 1, 2013.