Traditionally, Chinese artists have used ink painting to express the beauty of flowers and birds, but artist Huang Yue has carried that tradition on with a western style of oil painting.
They were created to convey the government's message of the day, but propaganda posters were often also remarkable works of art.
A set of hand scrolls, White Dagoba Hill, written by Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty sold for 116 million yuan ($18.9 million), with commission included at a Poly's Autumn Auction on Dec 2.
An exchange exhibition between China and Bulgaria is underway at West Lake Museum in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province until Dec 9.
Let us review the art pieces that Chinese collector Liu Yiqian has purchased for over 100 million yuan.
Leonardo da Vinci's mother may have been a Chinese, according to new research by a Hong Kong-based Italian historian and novelist.
French sculptor Auguste Rodin, a legend in European art history, now has his largest exhibition ever in China.
An adaptation of the famous Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival, an ancient 25-meter Chinese painting, went viral on the Internet soon after it was displayed at an international photographic exhibition in Guangdong's Guangzhou city.
The exhibitionDunhuang - Untold Tales, Untold Richeswas unveiled on Nov 28.
Visitors gaze at silk embroidery items at the preview of Poly's autumn auction in Beijing, Nov 28, 2014.
The Shanghai Biennale has divided the media and art lovers, with the former decrying the lack of spectacle, but the latter embracing the nuanced depictions of the modern world.
Graffiti is becoming increasingly popular in China and can be seen on many streets. Here we present a variety of graffiti from across China's streets.