Art exhibit commemorates Deng Xiaoping’s birth

2014-08-22 10:48:39

An exhibition of portraits of Deng Xiaoping is being held at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing, to commemorate the 110th anniversary of Deng's birth.

China's Peking Opera company marks anniversary with U.S. tour

2014-08-22 09:58:37

With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate makeup and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 singers, actors and musicians of the Peking Opera begins a special U.S. tour on Wednesday at New York's Lincoln Center.

Performance in Times Square to commemorate legend

2014-08-19 23:41:30

A performer from the 120th anniversary of Mei Lanfang from Jingju Theater Company of Beijing in Times Square, New York City on Tuesday.

Chengdu welcomes Doraemon display

2014-08-21 15:57:10

A portrait of Doraemon, created by 1,293 volunteers standing in formation, amused local residents and visitors in downtown Chengdu, Sichuan province on Aug 16.

Rendering the supernatural

2014-08-21 15:14:31

Walking through the new exhibition at K11 Art Mall is a surreal and transformative experience.

Controversial statues across China

2014-08-21 07:15:59

Art appreciation is personal thing. It's not uncommon for an artwork to stir different responses, especially when nude sculptures are placed at public areas.

2014 Chinese Oil Painting Biennale opens

2014-08-20 07:00:00

The 2014 Chinese Oil Painting Biennale kicked off on Aug 16, and will run through Aug 26 at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing.

Exotic Plant Show held in Shanghai

2014-08-16 09:15:07

The Exotic Plant Show is held at Up-Art Gallery of Shanghai on Aug 15, 2014, presenting over 700 plants of eight renowned botanists.

Chinese cultural relics lost overseas

2014-08-15 07:11:09

Statistics from the Chinese Culture Relics Society show that more than 10 million Chinese cultural relics have been lost overseas due to wartime robbery or iniquitous trade since 1840.

Painting the poets

2014-08-15 07:24:19

The second time French artist Jean Yves Simon met the Chinese woman who was to become his wife, in Paris in 1998, she read him a poem by Li Bai, a well-known ancient Chinese poet. Simon was instantly enchanted, and began his love affair with China, which he describes as, "a love story with a Chinese woman and Chinese poets".

Community of art

2014-08-15 07:24:19

Centuries-old ethnic crafts continue to thrive in Qamdo county's Karma town in the Tibet autonomous region.

Indian teacher takes Shaolin culture and kung fu back home

2014-08-13 07:40:42

For the past decade, Kanishka Sharma has been dividing his time regularly between India and China.