New York's Guggenheim gets a shot in the arm

2013-03-22 07:27:31

New York's Guggenheim Museum will receive a $10 million grant from the Hong Kong-based Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation to commission art from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao.

Raimi gives the origin of the wizard of Oz

2013-03-22 07:27:31

Sam Raimi, director of cult horror comedy The Evil Dead series and Spider-Man trilogy, loves the movie The Wizard of Oz so much that he has directed a film about it.

Underground art, literally

2013-03-21 09:46:33

Beijing's subway is one of the longest in the world and will shortly be one of the best looking.Photos:Spring snow blankets Beijing

The signs are good

2013-03-21 09:19:44

Tai Lihua lost her hearing at 2 but this hasn't stopped her from achieving her dreams.Nothing to snore at Sleep appzzz ...

Children's musical

2013-03-20 13:06:31

As the first product of Chinese Classical Fairy Tale Year 2013, musical Yue Yun will meet with its audience at the China National Theater on May 18.

Dong ethnic farm paintings

2013-03-19 16:00:07

In 2012, the farmer paintings from the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region were listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Chinese artist enjoys ground-breaking exhibition in Britain

2013-03-19 13:38:46

A leading Chinese artist has been heralded as "hugely important for contemporary Chinese art," in the wake of a new exhibition of his work at one of Britain's major museums.

Jazzing it up

2013-03-18 05:43:32

In 1935, the notorious Shanghai gangster Du Yuesheng ordered the composer and musician Li Jinhui to create the first all-Chinese jazz group, the Clear Wind Dance Band.

Young prodigy finds magic in guitar strings

2013-03-18 05:43:32

Wang's childhood hobby has turned out to be her full-time career. Today, Wang, 32, is one of the most successful Chinese classical guitarists.

Asian art auction to launch in NYC

2013-03-18 10:52:26

Rare bronzes, contemporary masterpieces, museum-quality furniture and antiquities dating back more than 3,000 years are among thousands of art objects hitting the auction block in New York next week during Christie's and Sotheby's Asia week sales.

Unleashing of a Celtic dragon

2013-03-18 09:14:36

"This is actually a dream that I've had for probably 10 years - to start teaching in China," says Karl Drake.A Chinese cop chases Jack the Ripper

The eyes have it

2013-03-17 08:50:57

Steve Zhao's ongoing photography exhibition shows how ordinary folks are pretty much the same everywhere.