Geometry shapes artist's work

2013-09-18 15:53:01

As the winner of the Yishu 8 award in 2013, Chesnier received the chance to come to Beijing and stay for three months to work on her art.

Taiwan Yuju Opera troupe performs in Jinan

2013-09-17 15:37:55

A new Yuju Opera show, which featured traditonal Yuju arias, modern acting and Taiwanese folk songs, was staged by Taiwan Yuju Opera Troupe in Jinan on Monday.

Wushu spirit

2013-09-17 07:26:03

The owner of one of China's top martial arts schools tells Chen Nan why the school is guided by the legacy of the legendary Huo Yuanjia, whose life remains an inspiration for young practitioners of the ancient skill.

2013 Beijing Int'l Taiji Rouliqiu Festival

2013-09-17 09:08:46

2013 Beijing International Taiji Rouliqiu Festival was held in Beijing. 54 teams comprising more than 650 taiji rouliqiu players, from 18 countries and regions participated in the performance and competition.

Sotheby's charity auction fetches $2.5 million

2013-09-16 14:44:54

A charity auction by Sotheby's (Beijing) Auction raised 15.57 million yuan ($2.54 million) on Sept 8, and part of the proceeds will benefit the Ai You Reborn project which provides medical and nursing care to orphans.

Yu Fei'an's flower-and-bird painting sells for $695,900

2013-09-16 14:44:54

Gongbi master Yu Fei'an's flower-and-bird painting, Blossoms of Four Seasons, was sold for 4.26 million yuan ($695,900) at the Beijing Council International Auction's summer sales, which concluded on Thursday.

Call of destiny brings artist back to the fold

2013-09-14 07:47:38

At an exhibition opening at Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum, the tinkling of a piano was accompanied by Chinese Kunqu Opera.

Silver linings

2013-09-15 07:33:19

Varun Panjwani first came across silver when he was working at Apple.

Local art, global vision

2013-09-15 07:32:55

For an artist, Cui Ruzhuo may have accomplished everything he could have possibly imagined - global renown as well as a personal gallery. But Cui has a much bigger dream to realize.

Wushu proposed as school sport

2013-09-16 08:20:06

In a bid to attract more students to traditional Chinese martial arts, the sport's national governing body is lobbying for it to be included in the school curriculum, allowing students to earn points towards the national college entrance examination.

Get up close with anime characters

2013-09-15 07:33:19

The Shanghai World Finance Center is hosting an art exhibition featuring famous Japanese anime characters Ultraman, Detective Conan and Chibi Maruko-chan.

Artist brings world together

2013-09-15 07:34:35

At 68, Lin Xiangxiong, also spelled Lim Siang Hiong, a Chinese-born Singaporean, has already accomplished enough to be proud of.