Leo, Chinese businessmen among world's top art collectors

2015-07-10 11:03:57

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, China's media mogul Wang Zhongjun and businessman Wang Jianlin joined the elite ranks of the world's top 200 art collectors.

Magic on canvas

2015-07-10 07:30:11

A Russian teaches Chinese the art of oil painting. Yang Yang reports in Hunan province.

Stunning images of devout Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims

2015-07-08 07:05:00

Hu Guoqing is an award-winning photographer and member of the China Photographers Association. His works, Passage of the Heart, capture pious Tibetan pilgrims on their journey to the holy mountain last year.

State of Yin's mind

2015-07-07 08:30:48

As a representative of the post-1970 generation of Chinese artists, Yin Zhaoyang rose to stardom through his oil paintings that are characterized by some degree of pain from his youth.

Holding the roots

2015-07-07 07:44:51

The 67-year-old artist Luo Zhongli, whose 1980 painting Father is recognized as a landmark in modern Chinese art, was speaking in Shanghai on June 10 for the opening of his exhibition The Art of Luo Zhongli in the historic Ampire Building on the Bund.

Chen Qingqing's Fantasy Museum

2015-07-02 09:35:06

Chen Qingqing is relishing the chance to show her work, which focuses on wooden drawer installations, fiber hemp grass garments and light boxes, to a new audience.

Ten paintings to remember Xu Beihong

2015-07-02 06:00:00

This year marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of respected painter and art educator Xu Beihong (1895-1953).

Major Dali show in Shanghai

2015-07-01 14:53:31

Shanghai K11 Art Mall will host an exhibition of Salvador Dali's works from Nov 5 to Feb 15, 2016, Juan Sevillano, managing director of the Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation recently announced in Shanghai. It is the only Dali exhibition in China to be authorized by the foundation since 2001, he said.

Retrospective show of master

2015-06-30 11:37:38

It’s been more than half a century since Yuan Xiaocen (1915-2008) held his first solo exhibition at the National Art Museum of China.

War hero’s film dedicated to museum

2015-06-30 11:04:18

Grandchildren of Yang Hucheng (1893-1949), the patriotic Kuomintang general who masterminded the "Xi’an Incident", have donated to the National Museum of China a silent film to the National Museum of China which Yang produced to campaign for resistance to Japanese aggression.

Historian launches Beijing body

2015-06-30 07:23:25

The art body OCAT opened its Beijing branch on Saturday with a show curated by French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman, an unfamiliar name for most Chinese but who is well-known in the West.

Japanese photographer chronicles daily life in 1997 Hong Kong

2015-06-30 07:23:25

Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, who visited Hong Kong in the spring of 1997 - a few months before it returned to China - had captured the city back then in a series of images that are now on display at Sotheby's S|2 gallery there. Prior to that first visit abroad, Araki had seldom left his home country.