Straw plaiting style

2016-01-02 17:03:00

Tang Yunlun, 50, lives in Gaoling village of Lianyungang city in Jiangsu province. He is famed for his unique style of straw plaiting which has been handed down in his family from generation to generation

Inheritor of woodblock painting technique-Wei Lizhong

2016-01-01 14:49:50

Wei Lizhong, inheritor of woodblock painting technique, makes a print at the Shizhuzhai woodblock painting workshop in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, Dec 31, 2015.

Monkey-themed arts embrace the new year

2016-01-01 08:12:21

2016 is the Year of the Monkey, and in traditional Chinese culture, the monkey, with its smart, lively, and brave character, is liked by all people.

Interview with MoMA director on contemporary Chinese art

2015-12-31 09:17:28

Levenson shared with us his take on contemporary Chinese art and what it means to the world. He also gave suggestions on how contemporary Chinese art can be seen, heard and felt by a global audience.

Price of Monet's oil painting hits 20 mln in China auction

2015-12-29 15:25:39

Claude Monet's The Chapel of Our Lady of Grace at Honfleur became the most expensive painting sold at an auction in China on Sunday at 20.7 million yuan ($3.2 million).

Painting a feeling of forcefulness:Wei Feng's birds and flowers

2015-12-28 14:05:00

The exhibition of Wei Feng's Chinese freehand brush paintings was held in Beijing on Dec 26.

Rare Andersen illustration with Chinese themes sold at auction

2015-12-25 10:42:46

A watercolor illustration featuring Chinese elements from Hans Christian Andersen's The Nightingale was sold for £32,000 ($47,814.4) at UK's Dominic Winter Auctioneers.

Yearender: Priciest art items sold in 2015

2015-12-25 07:00:00

The year 2015 witnessed some inspiring moments on the auction market, with several items breaking records.

Beijing's Ullens Center lines up treats for 2016

2015-12-24 15:47:45

Works of American painter Robert Rauschenberg and Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi's solo exhibition are the highlights of the 2016 calendar of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art.

Sotheby's HK to display Western masters before auction

2015-12-24 15:42:56

Masterpieces by Western impressionist and modern artists will be on show at an Hong Kong exhibition from Jan 5-8.

A visit to China's ceramic capital in Jiangxi

2015-12-24 10:52:51

Journalists were invited on a media tour to witness and participate in making porcelain at an antique facility in the Mingfangyuan porcelain industrial park in Jingdezhen, East China's Jiangxi province.

Ordos courts Beijing-area tourists

2015-12-24 08:45:15

Ordos' city government, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region and Beijing Tourism Group recently signed a strategic-cooperation agreement in Beijing.