Chinese painters give traditional art new, realistic touch

2015-11-24 08:11:34

The highly detailed gongbi technique, with a history of 2,000 years, is still held dear by Chinese painters today.

Gu Changwei's latest project is based on a 100-yuan note

2015-11-24 08:06:41

Film director and photographer Gu Changwei's latest production isn't at the cinemas but rather at three exhibition halls of the National Art Museum of China.

Yoko Ono charms Beijing audiences in solo exhibition

2015-11-24 08:02:10

The 82-year-old conceptual artist and singer Yoko Ono was in Beijing late last week for her exhibition Golden Ladders, which is being held at a Faurschou Foundation gallery in the city's 798 art district.

Fishermen pick up brushes to show coastal life

2015-11-24 07:50:58

Zhoushan, a city of many islands in East China's Zhejiang province, is well-known as a tourist destination and for its rich fishery resources.

Hermes brings show of goods made from reused materials

2015-11-24 07:41:02

Pascale Mussard has run an in-house unit for reusing materials that were among waste at Hermes to create works including furniture and toys.

Chinese film industry embraces fantasy

2015-11-20 15:59:48

The Chinese film industry reached new heights this year, riding on a wave of fantasy releases, a genre previously largely ignored by domestic filmmakers.

Ink art fair to debut in HK

2015-11-19 16:29:14

Ink Asia, an art fair specializing in contemporary ink art, will debut in Hong Kong on Dec 18.

Star Wars fans can buy collectibles in online auction

2015-11-20 06:15:39

Fans of Star Wars films who are awaiting the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens next month can bid for collectibles in an online auction.

Cut outs created by college students add color to bleak winter

2015-11-19 11:46:30

A group of student shutterbugs collectively devised a set of cut-out cardboard pictures, which are basically images of people and animals "colored" by whatever is in the background.

Artist reveals intense feelings in painted sketches

2015-11-18 15:14:50

Contemporary artist Fang Lijun's solo exhibition in Beijing showcases his dozen ink sketches, which he paints to record instant thoughts and emotions when he travels and meets people. The works reveal his continuous attention not to specific social phenomena but individual bitter feelings.

50 works track Asia's abstract art path

2015-11-18 14:56:13

A New Dialogue, a painting exhibition in Hong Kong, chronicles the development of abstract art in Southeast Asia since the 1960s.

Peking Opera by the book

2015-11-18 08:30:42

A full year of formal documentation of traditional Chinese opera has passed. Researchers are still studying and translating material from PalaceMuseum archives.