10th Int'l Sand Sculpture Festival kicks off in Portugal

2012-05-30 15:48:45

People visit the 10th International Sand Sculpture Festival in Pera, Algarve, Portugal, May 25, 2012.

Art briefs

2012-05-30 14:14:02

Take a look at the information of main art and exhibiton events around China.

Italians play in Beijing, Shanghai

2012-05-29 14:22:43

The recent live music scene in China is booming.

Landscape artists' brand new language

2012-05-28 17:29:47

Chinese landscape painting has evolved from being just pure expressions of shan shui.

Red Pirates rock!

2012-05-28 17:29:23

A rock band jamming in bars in Beijing hutong, has built up something like a cult following. Ellie Buchdahl checks out its rock factor.

Clouds inspire a visionary 'city'

2012-05-28 17:16:49

In Tomas Saraceno's imagination his constellation of 16 joined modules on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will float over Central Park.

Hiromi shines in Shanghai

2012-05-25 16:43:49

Virtuoso Japanese pianist Hiromi Uehara performed in China's commercial hub for the first time in eight years on Wednesday night.

Filmmakers in focus

2012-05-25 09:57:20

The Ullens Center For Contemporary Art will launch its Filmmaker in Focus series.

Zhou Xuan comes alive

2012-05-25 09:49:01

The Shanghai Opera House Dance Troupe will bring to life China's iconic songstress in the 1930s, Zhou Xuan.

Discovering the devout soul of our similarities

2012-05-28 16:43:05

Sun Ziyu sees strong parallels between the principles guiding the Communist Party of China and Buddhism.

Kites festival dazzles Beijing

2012-05-16 09:59:31

We remember as children taking a dime-store kite to the park and running like mad. Well, things have changed. The average kite flier isn't a kid, and running isn't required.

Velvet bird of old Beijing

2012-05-16 10:17:59

The velvet bird is an ancient Chinese art form that originated in Beijing. Once a craft mastered by many, few people in China have the skills to create them. One of those people is Cai Zhiwei.