Chinese pavilion opens at Venice architectural biennale

2014-06-18 07:30:40

The Chinese pavilion opened to visitors at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of Venice Biennale on June 5, displaying the evolution of Chinese architecture over the past century.

Culture insider: 10 must-see museums around the world

2014-06-18 07:14:17

Whether we visit the museum to see the city, or visit the city to see the museum, some museums are not to be missed. Otherwise, we will need to arrange a second visit.

China's Silk Road, Grand Canal seek world heritage status

2014-06-17 14:43:31

China's Grand Canal, Silk Road and South China Karst are bidding for a place upon UNESCO's world heritage list during the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee, which is now underway in Doha, Qatar, running through June 25.

HK announces first intangible cultural heritage inventory

2014-06-18 09:27:18

Cantonese opera, Dragon Boat Festival and traditional Chinese medicine together with more than 470 items are on the list of Hong Kong's first intangible cultural heritage inventory which was made public on Tuesday.

Awakening lishu

2014-06-17 16:26:00

Bao Xianlun's first solo exhibition in Beijing, Meditation on the Past, reflects upon his decades-long dedication to enriching lishu, or the clerkly script, the name of the script used by government bureaucrats.

Monet, Bacon artworks to be auctioned

2014-06-17 16:11:44

Paintings by Claude Monet (1840-1926) and Francis Bacon (1909-92) will soon go on sale in London.

China must keep moving forward, economic researchers agree

2014-06-17 14:44:40

Take a look at today’s new issues on China’s imminent future and one thing is certain — reform is at the center of discussion in the country, and no backing off or standing still is allowed.

Tibet names 100-plus successors to intangible cultural heritage

2014-06-17 10:43:54

Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region on Saturday recognized 123 people as successors to the intangible cultural heritage of the region, making them protectors of Tibetan culture.

Artist finds power in poems and paintings

2014-06-17 07:05:25

For Yan Zhen, colors and forms are a nonverbal way for poetic expression, and he has gotten comfortable switching between his identities as a poet and a painter.

Pottery center showcases ancient skills, equipment

2014-06-17 10:16:44

A 3,000-year-old kiln in Jingdezhen, China's ceramic capital, has been fired up again, in the country's latest attempt to bring historic culture to the general public.

In conversation

2014-06-17 08:53:57

The paintings in Normal & Abnormal Scenery depict strange and common scenes behind which seven Chinese artists conduct "private and quiet" conversations with society.

Woven through culture

2014-06-17 08:01:34

A Taiwan architect has spent 20 years collecting the traditional clothing of the Miao people. His project is helping preserve the identity of the ethnic minority.