More than 50 contemporary artists in new Shanghai show

2016-03-16 13:41:57

From a soap bar made of cement to sculpture and installation consisting of pig's fat, the new exhibition at K11 art museum in Shanghai celebrates the founding of a new artists community.

Emperor's seal set for auction

2016-03-16 11:23:33

A seal bearing the inscription "Revere Heaven and Serve thy People", carved for the Kangxi Emperor, is introduced by Sotheby's Asia Deputy Chairman Nicholas Chow at a preview ahead of its April 6 auction in Hong Kong, China, March 14, 2016.

Shanghai, Dubai art bodies agree to step up design exchanges

2016-03-15 14:06:27

Dubai and Shanghai Monday agreed to collaborate in design knowledge exchange and increase inter-city relations relations.

Ming Dynasty Buddha statues break record in French auction

2016-03-15 11:15:44

An Asian collector snapped up three seated Buddha statues from China's Ming Dynasty at a French auction on Saturday with more than 6.29 million euros(nearly $7 million), breaking the auction record of its kind.

British passion for Chinese porcelain shines in sale

2016-03-15 07:42:37

An art sale in Hong Kong next month hopes to attract keen Chinese mainland buyers who scout out quality, fresh cultural goods worldwide and ship them back home.

Masters in the limelight

2016-03-15 07:33:16

Works by two leaders of modern Chinese painting will be on view in Hong Kong before going up for auction.

'Birth of a Nation' multi-cultural exhibition to hit Beijing

2016-03-11 10:07:02

A multi-national exhibition featuring nationhood and cultural identity will kick off in the Beijing’s 798 Art Zone this Saturday.

Amazing grace

2016-03-11 08:06:26

Young talents from the mainland and Hong Kong gather with new works in Beijing for the latest edition of Spring Equinox. Chen Nan reports.

Paper art makes Greco-Roman-style sculpture stretchable

2016-03-10 10:10:53

Classical Greco-Roman-style sculptures are commonly seen in museums and art galleries, but few have seen them stretched and twisted like wire springs.

New Year paintings decorate cottage walls in spring

2016-03-09 13:21:47

Spring is coming with canola flowers, peach flowers, pear flowers and other wild flowers blooming. Walking into Xiaode town in Sichuan province, you will feel like you are entering a painting.

Hundreds cheer abbot's efforts to return Buddha head

2016-03-08 08:08:24

Abbot Hsing Yun's recent visit to Beijing is probably among his most significant cross-Straits trips.

Caution pays

2016-03-08 08:08:24

Chinese art buyers are less impulsive today than they were a few years ago, Lin Qi reports.