Colorful creations

2013-04-12 16:29:39

The world, in painter Chen Xiao's eyes, is as colorful and sweet as ice cream.China-US painting show kicks off in Beijing

Art beat (April 9-29)

2013-04-12 15:45:27

Culture events in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai during April 9-29.

Verdi's tearjerker for the masses

2013-04-12 15:16:57

Otello is the first of two new productions being staged in Beijing to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's birth.

China-US painting show kicks off in Beijing

2013-04-12 13:37:15

A China-US exhibition featuring 24 famous names of painting and calligraphy in China kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday.

Ambitious modernization of ancient tale hits the right notes

2013-04-12 13:13:13

The play Awakening is a bold re-imagining of the classic Chinese novel, A Dream of Red Mansions.Stellar cast for Yang family

Rare glimpse of pioneering art

2013-04-12 13:02:22

The exhibition Long-Lasting Fragrance: Study of Li Shutong's Oil Paintings, unveils two of Li Shutong's rare paintings.Expats prefer Beijing, Shanghai

French art festival opens in Beijing (Video)

2013-04-12 09:42:57

On April 10, the 8th annual Croisements Festival got underway at the French embassy in Beijing with a press conference to launch the three-month event.

Rethinking ink art

2013-04-12 09:41:40

More than 200 ink paintings from 61 Chinese artists are on show at Beijing's Today Art Museum, showcasing the ancient art form in a contemporary context.

Christie's to operate on the mainland without local partner

2013-04-11 16:00:03

Christie's International PLC, one of the two largest global auction houses for fine arts, said it will become the first international auction company to operate on the Chinese mainland without a local partner.

Leonard Lauder donates $1b art collection to Met

2013-04-11 15:55:47

Cosmetics billionaire Leonard Lauder has given New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art an astonishing, no-strings-attached collection of Cubist art that he assembled over four decades.

Top 10 Chinese painters and western artists

2013-04-10 15:24:36's annual art market report lists top 10 artists according to the annual revenues their works have achieved at auction.More on art

New auction record set for Kangxi porcelain

2013-04-09 16:50:16

A ruby-ground falangcai bowl made during the reign of Qing Emperor Kangxi (1661-1722) fetched HK$74 million ($9.5 million) at the Sotheby's spring sales auction in Hong Kong on April 8.