Banksy honored at Webby awards

2014-05-22 13:32:50

Mysterious British graffiti superstar Banksy - who has never been publicly identified - was predictably a no-show at the annual Webby awards, despite being named "person of the year".

Picasso print online bid begins at 1 yuan

2014-05-22 11:24:58

Internet art auctions are not new, but for the first time ever a work from the great master Picasso went on sale online on May 21, 2014.

Mo Yan calligraphy fetches $59,000

2014-05-22 11:22:48

Two pieces of Mo Yan's calligraphy were heavily bidded upon at a Beijing auction on Wednesday and eventually sold for 230,000 yuan ($36,900) and 138,000 yuan respectively.

Chinese art treasures shine in Paris

2014-05-21 15:34:49

An exhibition of works by French impressionist Claude Monet is all the rage in Shanghai at the moment. And in France, people are showing an increasing interest in Chinese art works.

Artist captures Beijing's hutong in ink

2014-05-21 15:13:26

Artist Bian Guoqiang has spent 20 years painting Beijing's courtyard houses in Chinese ink, framing the cultural landmark of Beijing as permanent scenes.

Exploring loneliness through a lens

2014-05-21 09:29:47

Xing Danwen captures drama, emotions and dreams, all through a camera. She mixes fact and fiction to reveal a larger reality.

Chinese kung fu charms Silicon Valley

2014-05-20 14:09:21

Five hundred people practice Tai chi at the “Kung Fu Tai Chi Day” fair held at Plaza de Cesar Chaves park in downtown San Jose on May 18, 2014.

Outdoor exhibition shows latest from Zeng Mi

2014-05-20 10:10:29

Visitors enjoy paintings outside at Quyuanfenghe Park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, May 19, 2014.

Exhibition showcases tea and wine culture

2014-05-20 07:00:00

An exhibition held by Beijing Yishu 8 celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sino-French friendship will run through July 16.

Beautiful embroidery styles of China

2014-05-20 06:47:55

Having a long tradition, embroidery is one of the pearls of Chinese art.Chinese traditional embroidery does not only exist within the magnificent Dragon Robe worn by emperors, but can also be found in today's fashions.

Chinese oil paintings on display in Beijing

2014-05-19 15:32:46

After a trial operation of seven months, the Dadu Museum of Art, China's first private oil painting museum, officially opened to the public on May 18.

Graduate snaps show portrait potential

2014-05-19 14:38:27

An exhibition of up-and-coming photography graduates' shots shows portraits of potential.