Love of art

2014-12-30 07:13:09

The Founding Ceremony of China has been considered among the country's key historical artworks since it was painted by late artist Dong Xiwen in 1952.

Digital show of Qianlong Emperor's tour opens at National Museum

2014-12-29 16:15:40

The digitization display of The Qianlong Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour at the National Museum of China opened on Nov 28.

China sees museums grow to 4,165

2014-12-29 11:37:41

The number of museums registered in China has reached 4,165, which doubled in the past 10 years, according to new figures revealed on Dec 25.

Home to roost, cup takes center stage

2014-12-29 06:54:18

It made headlines around the world when Liu Yiqian paid a record sum for the "holy grail" of Chinese ceramics. Now the chicken cup is on display, and the collector wants people to know there is more to the piece than its impressive price tag.

Longest Tibetan calligraphy scroll donated to Potala Palace

2014-12-28 10:48:52

A Tibetan calligraphy scroll stretching 206 meters was donated to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital city of Tibet, on Wednesday.

Exhibition captures magic of Guilin landscape

2014-12-26 16:41:09

Guilin's scenery is peerless in the world, an old saying goes, and Chinese painters living in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region capture the beauty of the land in their ink-and-wash paintings.

Pastel art museum to open in E China

2014-12-26 14:34:43

A private museum aimed at advocating pastel paintings will open to the public for free in Suzhou, Jiangsu province starting Jan 9.

Peking Opera troupe marks 60th anniversary with first-class shows

2014-12-25 10:09:28

A series of 44 classic Peking Opera (Jingju) performances will be staged during the first three months of next year to mark the China National Peking Opera Company's 60th anniversary.

Vessels of culture

2014-12-24 07:33:42

An exhibition at the Palace Museum reveals rare artifacts from ancient China's international porcelain trade. Wang Kaihao looks at how they connect the country to the world.

Introducing the art song

2014-12-23 07:31:43

Chinese soprano Zhang Liping has released a new album, titled Schubert: Night and Dreams, in which she performs 18 romantic art songs by Franz Schubert, including Die Mainacht and Der Winterabend.

Selling salzburg

2014-12-23 07:31:43

The president of the longtime festival aims to attract more Chinese visitors through promotional events in the country. Chen Jie reports.

Top national art show presents winning works

2014-12-23 07:31:43

The 12th National Exhibition of Fine Arts, the highest-level art competition held every five years in China, unveiled its artworks on Dec 15 in Beijing.