Auction with a Chinese heart

2014-12-23 07:54:56

The death of the West's pre-eminent collector of Asian art means a treasure trove will go under the hammer in March.

Open door

2014-12-23 07:00:00

Innovative United States artist is bringing his weird and wonderful creations to the Chinese mainland.

Songs of Xinjiang

2014-12-22 06:56:05

A famed soprano returns to her roots with Visitors on the Snow Mountains in an NCPA concert series next week, Chen Nan reports.

Chinese calligraphy exhibition opens at UN headquarters

2014-12-19 17:03:08

A Chinese calligraphy exhibition themed "Dream of Harmony" opened at the UN headquarters in New York on Thursday, attracting crowds of people to the scene.

$36 million chicken cup meets the public

2014-12-19 13:53:48

The $36 million chicken cup purchased by collector Liu Yiqian officially meets the public at an elaborately planned exhibition in Liu's Long Museum in Shanghai.

Air of creativity

2014-12-19 08:15:30

An ongoing poster-design exhibition inspires people to consider how individual actions collectively contribute to smog.

'New Silk Road' ceramic art exhibition held in Greece

2014-12-17 09:37:14

For the first time in Greece the Museum of Asian Art at the Ionian Sea island of Corfu hosts over the next six months an impressive exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Porcelain Art entitled "The New Silk Road".

Chengdu art show to exhibit in Taipei

2014-12-16 11:06:34

A contemporary art exhibition, Live in Chengdu, will be held at the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts in Taipei from Dec 26 to Feb 15, introducing the artistic atmosphere and tourism sites of southwestern China's Chengdu.

Karl Marx's letter auctioned at 4.2 million yuan

2014-12-16 10:36:59

A Karl Marx autographed letter and an old photo of him were sold for nearly 4.2 million yuan ($678,110), with commission included, at a special auction at the Xiling Yinshe Auction in Hangzhou, Dec 15, 2014.

Iron of the tiger

2014-12-16 07:37:34

When visitors walk into Chinese folk artist Zhan Dongsheng's house, in Xinyang, Central China's Henan province, they see animals such as tigers and dogs emerge vividly on pieces of 2-meter-long silk.

A year of reassessing

2014-12-16 07:37:34

Art spending in China slows in 2014 as collectors seek masterworks at home and abroad.

Artist gives new life to flowers, birds

2014-12-16 07:37:34

Flowers and birds are common subjects under the brush of Chinese painters.