Luxury dresses in plastic

2013-07-17 07:11:55

Ultramodern plastic furniture looks cool in The Devil Wears Prada and Boston Legal, but how would they match with heavy wooden Chinese cabinets?

Art master Liu Haisu's work on display

2013-07-17 10:47:54

An exhibition showcasing the paintings of famous Chinese artist Liu Haisu opened at the Suzhou Museum in Suzhou, Jiangsu province on July 16, 2013.

Actors perform in music ritual in China's Zhengzhou

2013-07-17 09:56:58

The real scene show "Shaolin Zen Music Ritual" has run for more than 1,600 performances since its premiere in May, 2007.

What they say

2013-07-17 08:59:53

It's not an exaggeration to say that there would be no modern dance in China without Willy Tsao.


2013-07-17 08:59:53

Your favorite virtue? Modesty.

Free on his feet

2013-07-17 02:31:20

Willy Tsao had a visceral reaction to the first performance of modern dance he saw decades ago, and has never stopped making the art form his own.

Beauty of Tianshan Mountain on show in Beijing

2013-07-16 16:46:12

The National Art Museum of China is displaying more than 100 ink-and-water paintings depicting Xinjiang's magnificent landscapes and vibrant ethnic customs.

Setting Mao in stone

2013-07-16 14:33:54

Overcoming severe hardships, a local eccentric created stone monuments that continue to inspire visitors.

Christie's figures reveal active Asia participation

2013-07-16 14:02:24

Christie's has posted a strong performance in the first half of this year, realizing total sales of £2.4 billion ($3.68 billion), a 9 percent increase on the same period last year.

Daring to take flight

2013-07-16 11:24:08

A young African boy came to China to look for the flying heroes he had seen in kung fu movies. He did not learn to fly, but other lessons had made him a hero in his own homeland, and an ambassador in China.

Paper-cutting honored at Hebei art festival

2013-07-16 10:29:32

The 4th Chinese paper-cut art festival was held in Wei county, Hebei province July 8-10 and featured works from over 360 folk artists around China.

Under the hammer

2013-07-14 08:07:37

I love my dining table. It is a Duncan Phyfe trestle style table circa early 20th century, with four matching cabriole legged chairs. It was in excellent condition when I purchased it in the late-'90s and has followed me from Toronto to Hong Kong.