China eases restrictions art imports, exports

2016-02-03 10:52:40

A newly-revised regulation on art dealing, issued by China's Ministry of Culture on Tuesday, has eased restrictions on import and export of works of art.

Peking Opera finds a colorful new canvas

2016-02-03 08:24:37

Dressed in lavish costumes, makeup and exquisite headdresses, two actresses from China National Peking Opera Company, Fu Jia and Zhou Jing, perform extracts from two well-known Peking Opera works, The Drunken Concubine (Gui Fei Zui Jiu) and The Jewelry Purse (Suo Lin Nang) at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing on a recent afternoon.

'I am true to my everyday anxieties'

2016-02-03 07:42:32

An exclusive interview with Liu Shuyong (Lao Shu)

His art speaks a new language

2016-02-03 07:34:31

He paints about everyday subjects. While some critics say Lao Shu's paintings have the same patterns as ancient masterpieces-with drawings, calligraphed poems and signature seals-his mastery of photography and graphics make his works seem alive.

Artworks of monkey figures exhibited in Beijing

2016-02-02 10:57:18

Nearly 60 pieces of artworks featured in monkey figures were on display here on Monday to greet the coming Chinese Lunar New Year of Monkey that falls on Feb 8 this year.

Awards celebrate emerging Asian artists' take on issues

2016-02-02 08:16:29

An artist can evolve at any stage of his life or career, as long as the diversity of his works grips people, says Honor Harger, a judge of the Prudential Eye Awards.

Woodprint pictures making a comeback

2016-02-02 08:16:29

The inheritor of this centuries-old craft from Kaifeng city in Central China's Henan province is thrilled to see his lifetime passion drawing massive public attention these days.

More than a whisper

2016-02-02 08:16:17

Swiss collector Uli Sigg will hold his largest display of contemporary Chinese art in Bern.

Chinese embroidery exhibition returns to the Louvre

2016-02-01 15:22:03

To inherit and preserve traditional Chinese embroidery, the gallery of Beijing’s Gengzhitang has collected and exhibited ancient pieces from the Ming and Qing Dynasties since the 1980s.

Folk paper-cutting artist shows her creations for Year of the Monkey

2016-02-01 14:00:11

Folk paper-cutting artist Xin Shujie makes her creation celebrating the Year of the Monkey in Wangdu county, North China's Hebei province, Jan 31, 2016.

Folk art workshop held for children to greet Spring Festival in Macao

2016-02-01 13:51:01

A workshop on traditional folk art was held for children in St. Lazarus Church this Sunday as the Chinese Spring Festival draws near.

Ice engraving painting artist-Zhu Xiaodong

2016-01-30 12:17:25

Photo taken on Jan 29, 2016 shows an ice engraving painting created by artist Zhu Xiaodong in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.