View of European influence on Chinese modern masters

2016-03-08 08:08:24

The modernism movement nurtured a number of Chinese artists who studied and lived in France in the early 20th century, such as Lin Fengmian and Xu Beihong. Many of them, after returning home, spearheaded the modernization of Chinese art and education and the influence endures to date.

Colorful art installations to light up Bogota

2016-03-08 08:08:24

Large-than-life installations of Terracotta Warriors and their horses will light up a public park and a square in Colombia's capital Bogota every night from March 11-27, the seventh time these colorful lanterns will go abroad, and mark the opening of the 2016 China-Latin America and Caribbean Year of Culture Exchanges.

Monet makes deeper forays

2016-03-08 08:46:49

A multimedia show on the life and works of Claude Monet, a Western master of impressionism, will tour four cities in China starting in April, with its debut in Chengdu in Southwest China's Sichuan province, instead of in Beijing or Shanghai, which are typically the priority locations when Western masters are introduced here.

3D painting of giant waterfall debuts in Changsha

2016-03-07 13:57:39

A 500 square meters' 3D painting of a giant waterfall appears at a parking lot in Changsha, Hunan province, central China on Sunday, March 06, 2016.

Van Gogh's Bedroom recreated for AirBnB apartment

2016-03-07 13:25:36

Have you ever wanted to live in a painting? Well now you can! Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom is available for just 10 bucks a night!

Sino-UK arts workshop talks up common man's interest

2016-03-07 08:30:40

One of four daughters of a civil servant and a teacher, she grew up in 1960s Liverpool. Her grandmother, who left school at age 12 and subsequently raised 14 children, had little social life or time for cultural activities. But unlike women from the older generations, Jude Kelly's passion as a little girl was to gather children in her neighborhood and tell them stories or perform plays with them.

Rubbing the right way

2016-03-05 11:57:00

Guilin in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is a well-known scenic spot, famous for its picturesque karst landscape and crystal-like Lijiang River.

Italian artist's works show influence by Chinese monk Shi Tao

2016-03-04 08:57:13

Italian artist Beatrice Caracciolo's abstract works have long been inspired by Chinese paintings. Her debut exhibition in Beijing that opened on Tuesday seeks to show that influence.

Mumbai taxis become mobile works of art

2016-03-03 16:27:03

Taxi passengers in one Indian city are enjoying brighter, more colorful journeys after artists were invited to decorate the insides of cabs.

Art and daily life

2016-03-03 10:42:17

Parallel is an ongoing crossover exhibition that attempts to show how contemporary artworks can blend into the comfortable settings of a home kitchen.

Show caters to Chinese collectors

2016-03-03 10:30:15

The ongoing French Art Spring Salon exhibition is showing paintings by artists active in the 19th and 20th centuries, and is seen as catering to Chinese collectors' rising interest in Western art.

Oscar winner Leonardo's art collection

2016-03-01 13:11:33

Known for his acting and dating supermodels, DiCaprio is also an enthusiastic art lover. Let's see what DiCaprio has collected in past years.