Art marks Sino-Hungary ties

2014-11-18 06:58:11

Works from one of the greatest painters of the 19th century, Mihaly Munkacsy, are touring to China thanks to Hungary's Museum of Fine Arts. Zhang Kun takes a look.

Exhibition of 'Mayas: The Language of Beauty' opens in Beijing

2014-11-17 11:13:06

Chinese, Mexican presidents attend opening ceremony of exhibition of "Mayas: The Language of Beauty".

Peking Opera should hold Chinese identity: artist

2014-11-15 15:59:40

A well-established Peking opera artist believes that the art should hold its Chinese identity despite its translation.

Andersen's fairy tales come into Xi'an

2014-11-14 13:49:51

The exhibition "The Everlasting Charm of Fairy Tales - Centennial of H.C. Andersen's Fairy Tales into China" was unveiled at Xi’an Museum in Xi’an, Shaanxi province on Nov 12.

Cartoons posted online to raise funds for ill classmate

2014-11-13 16:05:19

To raise donations for her medical care, Chen’s classmates drew a set of cartoons about her story and posted them online.

Digital technique reproduces Mogao Grottoes

2014-11-13 14:11:38

A simulation of the Mogao Grottoes using digital techniques was completed in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

Moving through the cow parade

2014-11-13 07:00:00

The Cow Parade has traveled around the world and now it is in Shanghai, delighting city residents with its colorful creations.

New art era unfolds

2014-11-11 08:28:39

The National Art Museum of China, at twice the size of Louvre, is set to be the world's largest.

Cloisonne art pieces retain their traditional appeal

2014-11-10 09:26:47

Ancient Chinese cloisonne is a cultural icon of Beijing, and visitors often marvel at these truly fine art pieces. In Chinese, it is known as Jingtailan - named after its peak period during the Jingtai period (1450-56) of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The main color of the enamel was then blue (or lan in Chinese).

Clay figurines capture spirit of life

2014-11-10 09:26:47

Working in clay may remind many Chinese people of their happy childhoods.

Master craftsman preserves ancient art

2014-11-10 09:26:47

With winter coming, Chinese people are already considering how to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year.

Luxuriant rosewood evokes imperial style

2014-11-10 09:26:47

A legacy of old-time royal luxury, rosewood furniture is a living fossil of a privileged lifestyle.