Love of ink

2014-05-23 17:47:30

Wang Tiande's solo exhibition shows his most recent experimental ink works in which he renews the presentation of ink to promote traditional ink art.

DPRK paintings displayed in Hangzhou

2014-05-23 11:32:05

Paintings by contemporary artists from North Korea have become the highlight of the spring exhibition of the 17th West Lake Art Fair in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, May 22, 2014.

US artist embarks on century project

2014-05-23 07:03:42

Photographs capture fleeting moments in time, but what would be revealed if an image could show an entire century?

Culture insider: Pretty women in Chinese paintings

2014-05-23 07:09:25

China has a long history of using women as objects of art. Let's take a look at the beautiful women in Chinese paintings from the country's different dynasties.

17th West Lake Art Fair kicks off in Hangzhou

2014-05-23 11:16:12

A visitor looks at random-line paintings during the spring exhibition of the 17th West Lake Art Fair in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, May 22, 2014.

China Book International reaches new heights

2014-05-23 10:03:14

Over the course of a decade, China Book International (CBI), a project seeking ways to help promote Chinese books abroad, has boosted the international appeal of Chinese books and has made it possible for foreign audiences to read more about the transforming country.

French authors set out on the Yangtze River

2014-05-23 09:46:37

Five French writers have started a 10-day tour along the Yangtze River in China as part of the events for Festival Croisements 2014.

Japanese twist to arts festival

2014-05-23 07:03:42

The past four years of the Beijing Nanluoguxiang Performing Arts Festival has marked it as an event, where experimental ideas and art meet. This year, there will be a noticeable Japanese tinge to the annual event.

Jinan hosts 3rd forum on world civilization

2014-05-21 19:59:08

More than 130 scholars from China and abroad are holding dialogues in Jinan, the capital of Shandong province, at the third Nishan Forum on World Civilizations that began on Tuesday.

Met museum ready for makeover

2014-05-23 07:03:42

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is planning to rebuild its wing for modern and contemporary art.

Old, rare photos of Beijing under hammer

2014-05-22 14:59:28

Century-old photos of Beijing city were revealed at a recent auction in Beijing.

Banksy honored at Webby awards

2014-05-22 13:32:50

Mysterious British graffiti superstar Banksy - who has never been publicly identified - was predictably a no-show at the annual Webby awards, despite being named "person of the year".