Photos capture moody edge of social change

2013-12-13 09:38:01

Yang Fudong's staged photographs often feel like stills from film noir - strikingly dreamlike in the stories they imply.

A new role for Peking Opera

2013-12-13 09:03:22

When Wang Xiaoxin was pursuing her studies at the Yale University School of Drama in 2006, she hoped to become an avant-garde theater director.

Huang Zhou's art take center stage at autumn auctions

2013-12-12 17:46:24

Artist Huang Zhou (1925-1997) took the center stage on the Chinese mainland's autumn auction market with several of his works fetching high prices in sale rooms.

Evergreen masters thrive at autumn auctions

2013-12-12 17:38:24

Quality Chinese painting and calligraphic works posted stable performance at the autumn sales of Beijing-based Wen Jin Ge International Auction, grossing more than 70 million yuan ($11.47 million) in total.

CAFA marks anniversary with teacher art exhibition

2013-12-10 16:11:10

As the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) is celebrating the 95th anniversary of its founding, an exhibition featuring art form the academy's teachers recently opened.

Hui'an, home of stone carving

2013-12-10 14:22:41

Hui'an stone carving has enjoyed a long history spanning over 1,600 years, and boasts various engraving techniques.

Christie's turns to India to expand art auction network

2013-12-09 11:16:42

Christie's will hold its debut art auction in India later this month, hot on the heels of its first major sale in China.

Ma Yuan paintings fetch $10.7 million

2013-12-04 20:06:08

Renowned Shanghai-based art collector Liu Yiqian dropped a total of 65.55 million yuan ($10.7 million) on two rare paintings by Song Dynasty (960-1279) painter Ma Yuan at an auction in Beijing on Tuesday night.

Following bloodlines

2013-12-06 11:04:56

American photographer Taryn Simon has turned her lens on families, traveling across continents to capture the invisible ties that bind.

From another angle

2013-12-06 07:53:28

Zhu Jia takes a noticeable pause before answering every question - apparently his brain works faster than everything else.

Art captures Singapore

2013-12-06 09:21:24

The city-state's recently launched biennale will give locals and visitors plenty to contemplate in a show that focuses on Southeast Asia.

Top creative art from 2013

2013-12-02 10:43:34

An artist has created a quirky canvas for her fairytale-like paintings - the palm of her hand.