Italian show celebrates strength of Chinese characters

2016-02-16 11:22:00

For the first time in Italy, the strength of Chinese characters in the works of a leading artist was central to an exhibition that kicked off on Saturday.

Fusion moves

2016-02-16 11:12:16

Wang Yizhou seeks to marry different art philosophies in his latest works, Lin Qi reports.

Buteelchi dolls show rich Mongolian culture

2016-02-16 08:16:26

Poseable, handmade figures are priced at more than $1,000 each.

Sichuan opera proves a hit with UK audiences

2016-02-15 21:49:11

Chongqing Sichuan Opera House staged two performances in London, astounding audiences with lavish costumes and high-pitched singing.

Clash of civilizations in a fairytale village

2016-02-14 08:55:00

Pictures of three-wheeled electric vehicles, Transformers' Bumblebee, a female farmer holding a shovel, Hulk, villagers mowing a grassland and the Ninja Turtles ... they look a bit strange when put together.

Cultural exhibition opens at Tibet Museum in Lhasa

2016-02-13 17:08:58

During the Spring Festival holiday, Tibet Museum recently opened several exhibitions to highlight the culture of Tibet ethnic group.

Arts on ice

2016-02-10 11:06:27

In China's "ice city" -- Harbin, capital of northeastern Heilongjiang province, a group of sculptors have been making ice lanterns for decades.

2,000-year-old embroidery regains luster

2016-02-09 15:40:28

Chinese embroidery boasts a long history of several thousand years. Xiang Xiu, or Hunan embroidery, is one of the four major styles.

A guide to New Year temple fairs in Beijing

2016-02-05 14:56:45

Going to temple fairs during Spring Festival remains a favorite activity of Beijing residents spending the Lunar New Year in the capital. Most offer cultural performances and a variety of booths with vendors demonstrating and selling traditional arts and crafts.

Year of the Monkey brings Chinese cultural elements to US

2016-02-05 11:06:57

Bold, artistic images of monkeys are brightening up the hallway windows of the Empire State Building in New York in honor of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year

Artisan hand crafts lanterns

2016-02-05 07:52:19

In an age of computer-controlled graphics, each of the craftsman's creations are unique

Talented artist makes tiny pencil lead sculptures

2016-02-03 11:20:41

A Chinese artist has recently caused quick a stir online by his startlingly delicate artworks created on pencil leads.