The boom of public art during China's urbanization has re-ignited artists' interest in creating frescoes.
A Tai Ping You Xiang bronze and an 18th century glided clock are among the highlights of Poly International Auction's autumn sale next month.
Six months after his first solo exhibition, Luo Erchun, a respected oil painter and professor with the Central Academy of Fine Arts, died in his Beijing home in late October. He was 85.
Artists from Tuscany in Italy have used brushes, colors and even a shuttlecock to portray their impressions of China.
A new museum in East China is dedicated to Mu Xin, a man of art and letters, who lived unknown to many young Chinese.
The Shanghai-based private Long Museum acquired an ink painting by modern master Pan Tianshou at a Beijing sale on Monday night, at the price of 93.15 million yuan ($14.5 million).
An untitled "blackboard" work by Cy Twombly sold for a record-setting $70.5 million at Sotheby's on Wednesday, leading the way to a $295 million total at the auction house's sale of contemporary and post-war art.
Ink master Li Keran (1907-89)'s 1964 painting, Wan Shan Hong Bian (Thousands of Mountains in Autumn), fetched 184 million yuan ($28.7 million) at a Beijing sale on Monday night.
The Australian city's festival center has just inked a deal with the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing. Chen Jie asks the artistic director about what to expect.
Chinese collector Liu Yiqian bought Amedeo Modigliani's signature portrait of a nude woman for $170.4 million on Monday at Christie's in New York, setting a record for the Italian artist's works.
The largest art fair in town is going on at Shanghai Mart from Nov 12 to 15. This is the 19th edition of the annual event, when more than 150 galleries from 17 countries are showcasing paintings, sculptures, prints, video and installations.
A 17th-century Italian Baroque painting will be auctioned in January in New York, with an estimate of $25-35 million.