Precious rocks

2011-10-13 10:24:03

Liaoning province is known for being a kingdom of jade, agate and amber.

Guile behind the glitter

2011-10-12 07:54:00

Are exhibitions hosted by luxury labels just another way of promoting high-end fashion accessories?

Exhibition puts the spotlight on women artists from China

2011-10-12 07:54:00

A historic all-female Chinese contemporary art exhibition in Philadelphia, United States, attempts to pay tribute to those who hold up Half the Sky, as the collection is titled.

Forbidden, now Palace of the people

2011-10-11 07:58:38

The Palace Museum was home to 24 emperors but now houses many of the country's greatest treasures.

Modern art rejuvenates ancient Beijing street

2011-10-11 15:41:05

Icelandic artist Gudrun Kristjansdottir has been creating new works of art on a wall in Dashilan near Beijing's Forbidden City.

Revolutionary images

2011-10-11 07:58:38

Priests at the Pontifical Institute of Foreign Missions had been disturbed for several days by phone calls while they had been taking their usual afternoon nap.

A spring ritual that gave birth to a masterpiece

2011-10-10 07:59:35

Editor's Note: Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.

Aiming high

2011-10-10 07:59:35

More Chinese artists are performing abroad, reflecting a growing interest in the West in the nation's rich culture.

Frank Gehry on exhibit

2011-10-09 08:01:07

Frank Gehry is originally from Toronto, but he has lived in the Los Angeles area since 1947, where he established his five decade-long career in making remarkable buildings.

Treasure trove

2011-10-09 08:01:07

While others were enjoying their Spring Festival, a farmer toiled in his fields. His diligence was rewarded with an amazing find.

Traditional hand-made boots and hats with tiger images

2011-10-08 14:48:56

Traditional hand-made boots and hats with tiger images are cherished by those in Shandong and Jiangsu provinces.

Ministry halts other Confucius peace prize

2011-10-08 09:37:23

Following recent cancellation of Confucius Peace Prize, Ministry of Culture has called off selection of another prize named after the ancient Chinese philosopher.