Gormley gives his audience a lot to chew on

2016-03-22 08:52:14

In less than a minute, Antony Gormley creates his latest sculpture in front of a full house of teachers and students who attend his lecture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, on a recent night.

Contemporary art explores nationhood and cultural identity

2016-03-21 16:47:04

A multi-media Irish-Chinese contemporary art exhibition has opened in Beijing, opening up an explosive discussion on nationhood and cultural identity.

Chinese artist receives Sino-French award

2016-03-21 13:28:12

Geng Xue, one of the three young Chinese artists who stand out among a group of academic peers, has been awarded the Sino-French art honor, China's Young Artist Award, at former Chinese French University in Beijing on Saturday.

Chinese photographers win the HIPA

2016-03-18 13:51:04

The awarding ceremony of the fifth Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Awards (HIPA) was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Of the 23 awards, Chinese photographers won three.

'A4 waist' under painters' brush

2016-03-18 13:24:27

Some artists who focus on the beauty of the female body love the A4 sized waist too. Let's have a look at famous paintings that feature "A4 waist models".

Classy ink art spread on the block

2016-03-18 08:12:58

A significant collection of contemporary ink art is to go under the hammer In Hong Kong -with many works crossing the auction block for the first time.

Wall murals debut in Dunhuang modern grottoes

2016-03-17 13:59:25

Artists from China and abroad create mural arts inside some 20 underground modern grottoes excavated by staff from an art institute on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Dunhuang, Northwest China's Gansu province.

Chongqing students preserve grass dragon heritage

2016-03-17 11:15:08

The students, from a grass dragon team of a local primary school, practice the folk art in the blooming canola flower field by waving the grass dragon which they made by themselves.

Ship models specialized in wooden structures and delicate sculptures

2016-03-17 10:07:01

Craftsman and Artist Wu Pei introduces a ship model to kids at his working studio in Hefei, capital of East China's Anhui province, March 16, 2016.

Spanish painter displays wax works in Beijing

2016-03-17 08:41:17

Spanish encaustic painter Jose-Maria Cano is displaying his works at an ongoing retrospective show in Beijing.

Mainland ready for musical from HK

2016-03-17 08:33:35

A Hong Kong stage adaptation of the Chinese folk tale of the "butterfly lovers" with a modern twist is coming to the mainland soon.

Qing Emperor's seal to be auctioned by Sotheby's

2016-03-16 13:49:36

A sandalwood seal carved for China's longest-reigning emperor will be auctioned in Hong Kong on April 6.