With brushes and a paint-splotched palette, Chinese artist Yang Feiyun adds the finishing strokes to his latest work - a portrait of the moustached 17th century Spanish King Felipe IV.
Palestinian artist Salwa Sbakhi paints using coffee at her studio in Gaza city.
Chinese artists formed the second largest contingent after Singapore in this year's just-ended Art Stage Singapore, one of the leading contemporary art fairs in the Asia-Pacific region.
43-year-old singer-actress Karen Mok is back on the scene, a year after she married her first love Johannes at a church near Florence, Italy.
Dozens of historians, scholars and government officials gathered in Beijing recently to attend the second Mindu Culture Forum.
Art events and shows will be held in Hong Kong.
Art events and shows will be held in Beijing.
It has become a tradition for the National Art Museum of China to celebrate Spring Festival, or the Lunar New Year, by exhibiting part of its immense collection.