Silver with polish

2014-08-06 10:59:03

The family silver is often an indication of class and pedigree in certain Western countries.

E China's city holds first 3D painting exhibition

2014-08-05 16:44:37

Visitors pose for a photo at a 3D painting exhibition at Yancheng city of East China's Jiangsu province on August 4, 2014. The exhibition, first of its kind in the city, displays over 70 3D paintings.

US artist creates lifelike baby animals

2014-08-05 15:13:16

US artist Lee Cross, 21, creates adorable handmade baby animals that are so lifelike they have even fooled people into thinking they are real.

Storm over a tea cup

2014-08-05 11:27:37

An article posted on social media headlined "'Legal money laundering' behind the chicken cup" about the sale of an antique at $36 million has stirred up storm in a tea cup.

Chinese ink paintings shine in France

2014-08-05 11:10:53

A joint art exhibition was held in St Gilles Croix de Vie in France in the end of July, with 14 Chinese ink painting artists exhibiting their works, along with French artists.

Narrative in oil

2014-08-05 07:20:19

Ever since Chinese artists started to paint with oil a century ago, they have been exploring how to translate the Western art form in the context of their own culture.

No shortcuts to next big thing

2014-08-05 08:05:41

Exhibitions of works by young, aspiring artists are on the rise, allowing art lovers to see the next generation's creations. But critics say such early exposure can be damaging to the development of the work.

Beijing to hold Sand Sculpture Festival

2014-08-04 11:01:23

The Beijing Sand Sculpture Festival is in the last phase of preparation and will to be open in mid-August.

UN officials' calligraphy show tours China

2014-08-01 20:27:08

An exhibition featuring 60 works of calligraphy by United Nations officials including Ban Ki-Moon, the UN secretary general, arrived Friday in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei province, after debuting in Shanghai.

'China Mania' exhibition kicks off in Singapore

2014-08-04 07:00:00

Porcelain artworks are displayed on the "China Mania" exhibition during a media preview in Singapore's Asian Civilisations Museum, Aug 1, 2014. The exhibition lasts from Aug 2 to Dec 14.

Dough figurines pinched for Chinese Valentine's Day

2014-08-01 07:00:00

On the eve of Chinese Valentines' Day, a dough figurines shop in Shanxi offers a promotion of pinching dough figurines.

Israeli artist captures water droplet art

2014-07-31 14:26:21

A talented artist has managed to illustrate some of the world's most famous brands, people, classic artwork and cartoon characters by capturing their pictures in a water droplet.