Showing Duchamp's key legacy

2013-05-20 15:27:01

Marcel Duchamp's Boite-en-valise, a portable museum, literally translated "box in a suitcase", consists of miniature reproductions of his key works.

Sunflower weighed down with history

2013-05-20 15:20:23

It's the first time the German Corner, a landmark of Koblenz, has hosted an art exhibition and Chinese artist Xu Jiang has brought his show Re-Generation to the city, rebuilt from ruins after World War II.

Art legend made white the new black

2013-05-20 11:23:28

When the wind blew into his studio in 1963 and flipped one of his sketches over onto the floor, it turned a new page for Liu Kuo-sung's painting career.

Metro station music to Shanghai's ears

2013-05-20 11:00:16

People's Square attracts audiences that are both keen and curious. It could be a jazz piano solo, a classical sonata or traditional Chinese bamboo flute music.

Drawing-room sensation

2013-05-20 10:45:27

It was an hour that changed Chen Weidong's life - and the fate of China's comics industry.Christie's makes history with spring auction

Haven of Literature

2013-05-20 09:38:15

The Orchid Pavilion is famous for A Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Poems, written by Wang Xishi. Today, it remains a popular venue for festivals celebrating the art of fine calligraphy.

Museum mason

2013-05-20 00:45:29

An eccentric tycoon has founded one of the country's largest private museums with the only halls dedicated to the 'cultural revolution' (1966-76) and Kuomintang.

Art beat (May 17-June 1)

2013-05-17 16:30:17

Culture events in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou during May 17-June 1.

Veteran American soprano sings China's praises

2013-05-17 14:19:59

Soprano Renee Fleming, acclaimed as "America's most beautiful voice", will debut in Guangzhou on Friday, after a successful showcase in Beijing last Sunday, as part of the Meet in Beijing Arts Festival.

Jingmilu: Beijing's graffiti gallery

2013-05-17 13:55:22

Most metropolitan cities throughout the world have at least one wall that represents its graffiti talent. For Beijing, it’s a long concrete wall along the Jingmiluhighway.

Christie's contemporary sale is biggest auction in history

2013-05-17 11:17:50

The spring auctions ended on a record-shattering high as Christie's contemporary art sale achieved the highest total - $495 million - in the history of art auctions.

Crowd pleaser

2013-05-17 10:52:22

Yangqin player Lu Jing's recent concert at Carnegie Hall fulfills a dream for the young artist.Top 10 weirdest currencies in the world