Painted stones turn into comic scenes

2016-01-18 11:51:38

A teacher's skillful hands and artistic mind turn stones into painted objects that create a comic scene or express passions in life.

National museum opens Leaders and People

2016-01-15 15:34:07

Leaders and People, a permanent exhibition was recently unveiled at the National Museum of China in Beijing.

Paintings from 1950s China on show

2016-01-15 15:27:07

Five ink paintings that portray socialist constructions in the country in the 1950s are displayed at an ongoing exhibition at the National Art Museum of China.

MIT students savor Chinese woodblock art in Tianjin

2016-01-15 11:07:12

Students from the Massachusetts Institution of Technology recently learned about the ancient Chinese art during an activity in Yangliuqing, west of Tianjin municipality.

Finest Chinese porcelains expected to fetch over $28 million

2016-01-14 11:16:43

One of the finest Chinese porcelain collections in history will be put up for auction, with an overall estimated price of over 20 million pounds ($28.8 million).

Monkey portraits by Chinese ink painting masters

2016-01-14 09:09:24

Adopting few colors, mainly black, yellow, and a little red, monkeys painted in a calligraphic way are no less vivid than primates brushed with thick oils.

Art beat

2016-01-13 11:03:15

Performances and cultural events to be expected

Young artists show skills at Wallpost exhibition

2016-01-08 16:07:21

"The Wall Power — Wallpost Artist Exhibition", a joint show of young artists, was inaugurated at Beijing's Today Art Museum on Jan 7. The works on display are selected from submissions by more than 100 emerging artists.

American art collector's love blooms at Peking University

2016-01-08 08:08:35

At 73, Donald Stone has been an avid collector for nearly six decades. His treasures vary from drawings and prints of Western masters, such as Raphael and Picasso, to Chinese antiquities from the Shang Dynasty (c.16th century-11th century BC). His assemblage is not built on family wealth but on his salary as a teacher.

Vivid dough sculptures welcome Year of the Monkey

2016-01-07 13:20:58

Li Jinguo, an artist from Rizhao in Shandong province, created a series of dough sculptures for the upcoming Year of the Monkey based on the theme A Hundred Monkeys Embrace Spring Festival.

Water town plans global art show

2016-01-05 08:13:37

As a well-known tourist site in East China's Zhejiang province, Wuzhen is often in the headlines - either for the World Internet Conference or for its theater festival.

Monkeys on artist's gourd pyrography

2016-01-02 17:12:21

As the Year of the Monkey comes, handicrafts related with the zodiac monkeys have become particularly popular throughout the country.