World Scene

2013-03-25 17:01:54

Art news

City guide (March 24-April 14)

2013-03-25 15:58:48

Art events in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong

Animated ambitions

2013-03-25 11:02:27

Prompted by his work for the Beijing Olympics, US animator Brian Dowrick sets up a school in Beijing.Old lessons for young students

Brush captures enduring love

2013-03-25 10:35:01

Man's lifelong affection for his wife moves millions on the Web. After his wife died, Rao Pingru started to paint pictures of her.Tuned in, toned up

It's only rock 'n' roll, but she likes it

2013-03-25 09:47:46

In 2006, New York native Maya E. Rudolph went to Beijing and found Chinese rock 'n' roll. In 2012, she returned to make a film about it.Pop goes the pipa

Art and the architect

2013-03-25 09:22:41

Architect Arthur Chan moonlights as an installation artist when he isn't busy designing interiors.

Designers put own stamp on Valentino's fashions

2013-03-24 07:58:23

PARIS - The setting was a reception hall in the Salomon de Rothschild mansion. In front of a lavish table setting were the designers who took over the Valentino label in late 2008: Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli.

Digital aids that help ease the pain of getting over a breakup

2013-03-24 07:58:23

At least in the old days lovers could split, move on and retain their dignity. Now, in the age of social media, extrication is nearly impossible. The pain of a breakup is nourished by an endless real-time stream of Facebook status updates, Instagram photos and tweets about one's ex.

Art beat (March 22-April 26)

2013-03-22 14:57:40

Art events in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou on March 22-April 26.

Pan Gongkai's ink paintings on display

2013-03-22 10:47:41

Pan Gongkai's ink paintings on display

Tuned in, toned up

2013-03-22 09:53:14

Five new works by international composers that were inspired by a visit to China signify a new approach to cultural exchanges.The signs are good

Pop goes the pipa

2013-03-22 09:23:17

Wu Man is the de facto ambassador of Chinese pipa players, doing all she can to spread the string music.'Old clerks' show the rich how to shop