Peasant art brings vibe to Shanghai suburb

2016-01-30 10:00:47

Yan Junjie has not been a farmer for more than ten years, but given his current profession and its intricate ties to farming, he reckons he can be considered a peasant.

Monkey on stamps

2016-01-29 17:04:20

Amid the brisk, festive air of Chinese New Year, monkey-themed stamps are being issued by postal services all over the world to welcome the Year of the Monkey.

'Monkey King' actor’s absence from big gala riles public

2016-01-28 12:00:56

Chinese are angry that the 'king' of Monkey Kings isn't invited to appear on CCTV's Spring Festival gala; actor asked to be on 'opera show' instead.

Expanded Botero exhibition arrives in Shanghai

2016-01-27 11:22:40

Nine bronze sculptures by Colombian artist Fernando Botero stand on the square in front of the China Art Museum Shanghai, in their debut exhibition in China.

Artists use many techniques to create New Year monkeys

2016-01-27 07:00:00

As the Chinese lunar new year, the Year of the Monkey is drawing near, Chinese folk artists are racking their brains to create monkey-themed art pieces.

Exhibition looks behind China's art scene

2016-01-26 14:38:33

Curated by Cai Guoqiang, an exhibition titled "What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China" will be opened at the Al Riwaq, a member gallery of the Qatar Museums in Doha, in March.

Painters display works awash in ink traditions

2016-01-26 11:50:15

Where to Go, an ongoing exhibition at the Equivalence Fine Arts gallery in Beijing, has gathered 15 ink painters who communicate their thoughts on Shitao's ideas against the backdrop of a rapidly changing China.

Contemporary Chinese pieces shown in Athens

2016-01-26 11:42:45

Sun says all the works are not difficult for Western audiences to follow since this kind of abstract language has more than 100 years of history in Europe.

An engraved legacy

2016-01-26 11:35:28

Chinese-born French artist Zao Wou-ki's engravings will be shown in Nantong two years after his death.

Junk genre: Drawing inspiration from the useless

2016-01-26 10:03:41

Song Dong, 50, has been using objects of daily use in experimental art projects since 2002, discovering aesthetics in discarded things.

American artist's show is glass act

2016-01-26 09:50:45

From candy bars to dancing skirts and blooming flowers, Toots Zynsky's artworks evoke all kinds of imagery at Shanghai's Liuli China Museum.

Reviving Jiangnan’s lost folk crafts

2016-01-26 09:29:38

An art school attempts to revive appreciation of the folk crafts that once thrived on the banks of the Yangtze.