Photos weave together the fabric of imagination

2014-05-26 08:15:12

Photographer and filmmaker Gao Tunzi will present a visual exhibition portraying rural ethnic Qiang, and especially their embroidery, as a "gift" for Shanghai youth for International Children's Day.

The art of urbanity

2014-05-26 08:15:12

By all accounts, the second edition of Art Basel Hong Kong was a resounding triumph. It has been five years since Art Basel acquired a 60 percent stake in the Art Hong Kong fair and made it the third on its worldwide calendar of contemporary art events.

Preview of Christie's Hong Kong 2014 spring season

2014-05-24 11:47:03

Photo taken on May 23, 2014 shows a chinaware from Yongle period(1403-1424) of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), estimated to fetch between 30 million to 50 million Hong Kong dollars, during the preview of Christie's Hong Kong 2014 spring season in Hong Kong, south China.

Van Gogh, Monet among 62 works going to US gallery

2014-05-24 09:40:47

Rarely seen paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Edgar Degas are among an impressive collection of 62 artworks that have been transferred to the National Gallery of Art after being held for decades in a private estate, the museum said on May 22.

Celebrating heritage

2014-05-24 08:30:00

A biennial photography exhibition celebrates the diversity of China's cultural heritage with some 150 images on display.

Love of ink

2014-05-23 17:47:30

Wang Tiande's solo exhibition shows his most recent experimental ink works in which he renews the presentation of ink to promote traditional ink art.

DPRK paintings displayed in Hangzhou

2014-05-23 11:32:05

Paintings by contemporary artists from North Korea have become the highlight of the spring exhibition of the 17th West Lake Art Fair in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, May 22, 2014.

US artist embarks on century project

2014-05-23 07:03:42

Photographs capture fleeting moments in time, but what would be revealed if an image could show an entire century?

Japanese twist to arts festival

2014-05-23 07:03:42

The past four years of the Beijing Nanluoguxiang Performing Arts Festival has marked it as an event, where experimental ideas and art meet. This year, there will be a noticeable Japanese tinge to the annual event.

Met museum ready for makeover

2014-05-23 07:03:42

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is planning to rebuild its wing for modern and contemporary art.

Culture insider: Pretty women in Chinese paintings

2014-05-23 07:09:25

China has a long history of using women as objects of art. Let's take a look at the beautiful women in Chinese paintings from the country's different dynasties.

Old, rare photos of Beijing under hammer

2014-05-22 14:59:28

Century-old photos of Beijing city were revealed at a recent auction in Beijing.