Ancestor of all Chinese honored

2012-04-05 13:16:11

Nearly 20,000 people from around the world gathered in front of the mausoleum for Huangdi, the Yellow Emperor, to pay their respects to the emperor believed to be ancestor of all Han Chinese.

Chinese heritage exhibition held in Nairobi

2012-04-05 08:36:25

Charming Beijing Photo Exhibition and Beijing's Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition were held in Nairobi on Monday.

Romancing the bone

2012-04-05 13:31:13

The excavations carried out at Yinxu and the finding of the oracle bones significantly changed China's historical records.

Amamoto rebels against luxury

2012-04-05 08:05:38

The fabled Japanese designer is still sticking to his principles at the age of 69, and promoting 'subtraction' and 'pauperism'.

House made of money where the rent is free

2012-04-01 08:15:43

A house built of bricks made of shredded euros represents a political, economic and artistic statement, its creator says.

Parody of famous poet is a PR stunt

2012-03-31 10:42:01

A parody of a well-known poet that has swirled around China's cyber world in recent weeks is actually a sophisticated online marketing ploy to promote a museum.

Building new lives

2012-03-29 09:38:50

Fierce controversy has built up around the planned demolition and renovation of the area surrounding Beijing's Drum and Bell towers.

Shanghai girls

2012-03-27 10:56:26

Is it true what they say about the city's women? And what are they saying? Chitralekha Basu finds out more in Shanghai.

Making his mark

2012-03-27 11:15:16

Celebrated stamp designer Wan Weisheng recounts his past works and hopes for the medium's future in the Internet era.

A hundred years of collars & slits

2012-03-25 07:47:27

Traditional, adaptable and smooth as silk, this dress remains the perfect wrap for a Chinese woman.

Mechanics of art

2012-03-25 07:47:47

Growing up in an antique shop in Ireland, artist Fion Gunn's drawings during the formative years of her art learning were of jade, soap stone and Chinese landscapes.

Shaping concepts

2012-03-24 07:46:11

A Guangzhou-trained and London-reinforced sculptor is blazing a trail in coconut palm trees-dotted Hainan