Newspaper criticizes artists' pursuit of quick success 'harmful'

2014-10-24 09:18:47

A commentary in People's Daily, flagship paper of the Communist Party of China, has criticized artists' pursuit of quick fame and fortune as "harmful".

Cai Zhisong's sculptures inspire thoughts on life

2014-10-24 07:00:00

Cai's sculpture Rose series features a combination of plumbum and rose, which expresses the artist's understanding of love.

Int'l Contemporary Art Fair in Paris

2014-10-23 10:02:45

Visitors enjoy artwork during the International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) at the Grand Palais in Paris October 22, 2014.

Chinese, French presidents write preface for Chinese relics exhibition

2014-10-23 09:59:48

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have written a preface for an ongoing Chinese cultural relics exhibition in France, part of the two countries' celebration of the 50th anniversary of bilateral relations.

Public facilities turns into artworks in Chengdu

2014-10-22 14:55:00

Ten designers from all over the world turned public facilities into artworks in Chengdu during the recent 2014 Chengdu Creative Design Week.

Artist seeks 'xianhua' in his artwork

2014-10-22 12:00:04

"I seek 'xianhuo', a kind of vivacity and vitality of things. It is the idea that before you begin to create something, you already believe in it as a reality," Chinese artist Lin Jin says.

Giant walls become canvases for painters

2014-10-22 06:57:54

Paintings are seen on the walls of large buildings at the international painters' village in Nanjing.

China to fund non-profit art performance

2014-10-21 14:58:17

China will invest nearly 100 million yuan ($16.3 million) in developing non-profit performances made by troupes affiliated to the central government.

Ceramics database launched to help regulate art market

2014-10-21 14:50:46

An online database listing detailed information of Chinese ceramic art works was launched on Monday in Jingdezhen city, East China's Jiangxi province.

Chinese ceramists create jade-like porcelain

2014-10-21 14:45:22

At the ongoing international ceramic fair in Jingdezhen, a new type of porcelain has been lauded by experts and visitors with its jade-like smoothness and translucency.

Petals of a metaphor

2014-10-21 07:17:47

Xu Jiang's new exhibition captures the power of sunflowers in literature and lore. The artist tells Xu Fan about his decadelong fascination with these blossoms.

Chinese art is star turn at Japan auction

2014-10-20 15:00:19

Chinese paintings Figures Under the Pine Tree and Snow Landscape by Ming dynasty artists Qiu Ying and Yuan Ying sold for 690 million Japanese yen ($6.4 million) and 240 million yen respectively in Japan.