Light of hope

2011-04-08 11:36:21

As a third generation Beijing palace lantern craftsmen and one of the few well-known lantern masters in China, Zhai's superb craftsmanship never lacks admirers.

Rare collections of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

2011-04-06 14:48:16

The object is exquisitely shaped and original in workmanship, and is a perfect example of gold-jade combination sculptures.

Buying into the romance

2011-04-08 12:28:37

Chi Li is about to publish a new book that focuses on Chinese men, a major theme in her works.

Youths help promote Tibetan Opera

2011-04-07 14:09:10

The Tibetan Opera class was started in 2008, to carry on the traditional opera among young people and to promote Tibetan art.

China takes pole position in auctions

2011-04-07 12:03:46

The global art market has undergone a sea change with China taking the pole position in auctions from the United States and the United Kingdom.

Fruits of his labor

2011-04-06 06:32:46

Artist Tian Hongbo from Weifang, Shandong province, shows one of his peach-stone carvings on April 4, 2011.

Artistry on the horns of antiquity

2011-04-06 08:06:27

Call it an antiques exhibition with a point; dozens of them, in fact.

Out with the old, in with the new

2011-04-02 07:51:35

With modernity blazing through the city like an out of control steamroller, they argued, what will be left of China's past?

Tribute to a grassroots leader

2011-04-02 07:51:35

Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Festival, on April 5, is when Chinese pay tribute to their ancestors by visiting and cleaning their gravesites.

Mountains and parks prepare for Qingming

2011-03-31 07:58:54

Here's a few suggestions on enjoying Qingming Festival while learning more about it at the same time.

A crowd-pleasing act

2011-04-01 07:58:36

NCPA has stepped into the gap left by the China National Opera House, satisfying Beijing's thirst for opera.

On the road less traveled

2011-04-01 10:34:27

Peter Hessler says his latest offering Country Driving is sociology, anthropology and journalism rolled into one.