Similar but so very different

2015-03-24 13:49:50

A furniture display at Hong Kong’s Liang Yi Museum compares the aesthetics and execution of Chinese and French design.

Rare artworks up for sale

2015-03-24 08:19:05

A series featuring 12 mountain-and-water paintings by the artist Qi Baishi (1864-1957) are looking for potential buyers. They are on show in Beijing and are expected to fetch a record-breaking price for the artist.

Artist Huang Yongyu straddling two worlds

2015-03-24 08:19:05

Huang Yongyu's paintings command huge prices, but at 91, the artist's true passion is writing.

Reborn in silk embroidery tableau

2015-03-24 08:19:05

Great art often inspires further creativity, sometimes in a surprising form. For Tim Flach, a London-based animal photographer, the idea that some of his best works would be recreated through the art of Chinese embroidery came as a surprise.

Li Xiushi opens exhibition in Taipei

2015-03-23 14:12:10

Li Xiushi has been devoted to the oil painting for six decades, ever since he graduated from the Beijing-based Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1961.

Beijing museum displays 'legendary' painting

2015-03-20 16:37:27

The modern Chinese artwork Qi Baishi’s 12 Landscape was unveiled at Poly International Auction’s 10th anniversary celebrations on Mar 18 and will be put on display in Poly Art Museum in Beijing from Mar 20 to 28.

Ming art sets Christie's high

2015-03-19 11:36:12

Perhaps the most anticipated highlight of Asia Week in New York, the Robert Ellsworth collection of Asian art at Christie's auction house, brought in more than $61 million for 57 lots of Chinese, Japanese, Indian and other Asian works of art, nearly doubling the $35 million for the 1,400 items estimated at pre-sale.

Fang Lijun’s piece to lead art sale in HK

2015-03-17 16:26:51

Contemporary artist Fang Lijun’s painting of "bold head" series, 1996.4, will lead a contemporary art sale in Hong Kong in early April.

Chinese artist challenges art perspective

2015-03-17 16:06:47

At his solo exhibition in New York, Chinese conceptual artist Shen Shaomin displays 30 oil paintings, in which he challenges the so-called artistic originality and the traditional way to appreciate art.

IRISH WAVE to sweep into Beijing and Shanghai

2015-03-17 09:19:03

The 6th annual IRISH WAVE festival is showcasing large-scale artworks from over 20 Irish artists in four cross-cultural exhibitions in Beijing and Shanghai in March.

Paper, oil and a vision for Chinese art

2015-03-17 08:12:22

Beijing gallery owner Hadrien de Montferrand is presenting oil paintings by emerging artist Lu Chao at the ongoing Art Basel Hong Kong.

Liberty gets a makeover

2015-03-17 08:01:55

Zeng Fanzhi has created a series of works that link classic European masters with contemporary painting. The Louvre Project displays four paintings, From 1830 Till Now, which Zeng, 51, created for a special show at the Louvre in Paris last year.