Masterpieces under the hammer in Hong Kong

2015-12-24 08:39:34

Over 100 paintings, sculptures and design works will go on auction in Hong Kong at Sotheby's Boundless: Contemporary Art sale on Jan 20.

Mok shines star power on the environment

2015-12-24 08:14:41

Karen Mok arrived in Beijing on Dec 8, the same day that the local government issued the first red alert for air pollution. Schools and construction sites were closed, and the number of cars on the road was restricted.

HK sales rooms jazz up auctions as economy slows

2015-12-22 13:07:40

Hong Kong auction houses are looking for novel ways to keep their sales buoyant in the face of an economic slowdown-from creating boozy bidding parties to selling items from outer space.

Brotherhood connects varied artists

2015-12-22 08:09:47

Brotherhood, Manhood is a showcase of artworks by a group of Chinese artists, including Tong Zhengang, who were born in the 1960s.

Experiments with reality

2015-12-22 08:01:39

A Beijing gallery celebrates 10 years of adventures into the abstract, Chen Mengwei reports.

Finger Icons: Guess who's who

2015-12-18 11:12:54

We've all painted little faces at the ends of our fingers as children, but few of us might have see this hip artsy twist to childhood fun, giving birth to a whole new design series on Finger Icons.

Rare letter from Chairman Mao sells for over 600,000 pounds

2015-12-17 18:24:36

Mao Zedong'a letter to the leader of the British Labour Party in 1937 for help against Japanese invaders goes for $908,000 in London.

Christmas celebrated in kitties' home

2015-12-17 14:41:03

Santa Claus outfits, loose-bodied pajamas, superman costumes... yes, those are the outfits for three fluffy cats who are looking forward to celebrating Christmas.

Nanjing show highlights academies' art

2015-12-16 14:01:45

A painting exhibition featuring leading professors from Chinese arts academies is running at the Yang Mo Tang Art Gallery in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, through Dec 28.

Chinese collectors beginning to splurge on Western art

2015-12-15 13:28:41

More Chinese collectors are turning to Western art in recent years, a trend which may change the whole landscape of the global art market.

First Asia Biennial held in Guangdong

2015-12-15 11:18:02

The First Asia Biennial & the 5th Guangzhou Triennial is underway at the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. It runs through April 10.

Creating a world of well-rounded folks

2015-12-15 09:18:09

Fernando Botero has been painting for decades now, but he views every new painting as "an adventure and a discovery".