Much ado about bamboo

2015-12-03 08:06:15

Qingdao will get a reconstruction of a Chinese trade pavilion that made waves in Milan.

Letter from Mao Zedong to UK politician to go for auction

2015-12-01 21:23:44

A letter written by China's Mao Zedong asking a leading British politician for help in fighting Japanese invaders in 1937 is to be auctioned later this month in London.

French photographer captures 'The Blue Moment' of HK

2015-12-02 09:41:27

A French photographer has captured a striking series of images showing Hong Kong at dusk.

Wang Qijun's painting sold for 1.1 million yuan

2015-12-01 23:02:30

Beauty in North, an oil painting by Wang Qijun, was sold for 1.1 million yuan ($171,880) at the Beijing Hanhai 2015 Autumn Auctions on Friday.

Exquisite jade pieces of Mughal period on display at HK

2015-12-01 16:38:44

At an exhibition called "Heavenly Crafted: Selected Mughal Jades from the Palace Museum", the Chinese University of Hong Kong is showcasing 40 exquisite pieces of jade artwork of Mughal style, a typical style during Mughal Empire (1526-1857) period.

Beware the risk in buying art overseas

2015-12-01 16:32:32

Chinese art collectors have been flocking to Japan since October particularly seeking Chinese antiques.

A rare aloeswood museum in Beijing

2015-12-01 08:06:49

A museum dedicated to aloeswood carvings and related art recently opened in Beijing's Dongcheng district.

Chinese painter comes from Auckland to exhibit at home

2015-12-01 08:06:49

New Zealand-based Chinese painter Mu Xun recently held an exhibition at the National Museum of Modern Chinese Literature, showcasing dozens of his oil paintings from the past decade.

Making waves with water

2015-12-01 08:06:49

Zheng Lu finds a unique source of inspiration to make his points about life and nature. Lin Qi reports.

Rare British clock gifted to Chinese royals up for auction

2015-12-01 07:58:32

An 18th-century British clock, once kept at a Chinese royal court, is among a dozen antiquities that will be sold at a night auction on Monday in Beijing.

Sanyu's vase painting atop Hong Kong sale

2015-11-30 16:43:00

Chinese-born painter Sanyu's (1901-66) canvas, Vase of Chrysanthemums on a Yellow Table sold for 46 million HK dollars ($5.97 million) at auction on Saturday night in Hong Kong.

Contemporary ink paintings on display at Beijing's Taimiao

2015-11-30 14:49:13

True Color of Ink, an exhibition currently on at Beijing's Taimiao (the imperial ancestral temple), has more than 100 contemporary ink paintings of 20 established artists on display.