The highly detailed gongbi technique, with a history of 2,000 years, is still held dear by Chinese painters today.
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.
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.
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.
Pascale Mussard has run an in-house unit for reusing materials that were among waste at Hermes to create works including furniture and toys.
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 Asia, an art fair specializing in contemporary ink art, will debut in Hong Kong on Dec 18.
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.
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.
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.
A New Dialogue, a painting exhibition in Hong Kong, chronicles the development of abstract art in Southeast Asia since the 1960s.
A full year of formal documentation of traditional Chinese opera has passed. Researchers are still studying and translating material from PalaceMuseum archives.