Francis Bacon makes China debut

2013-12-03 12:35:39

Around 100 pieces from the UK artist Francis Bacon are on display, which were all collected by the artist's friend Barry Joule.

Eye painter

2013-12-03 09:33:41

Leandro Granato, 27, is an Argentine artist who makes his living by squirting paint onto a canvas with his eye.

Top 10 lots at Sotheby's Beijing sale

2013-12-03 09:14:15

The previous auction record for Zao's work was made at Sotheby's autumn sales in Hong Kong on Oct 5, with his work fetching HK$ 85.24 million ($11 million).

Huishan clay figurine master Xia Zheng

2013-11-29 15:12:12

Xia Zheng, born in Wuxi, Jiangsu province in 1978, is a master craftsman of the renowned Huishan clay figurine.

Classic honored, in words and song

2013-11-29 14:38:17

The best way to honor an author is to remember their work.

It's never too late to hold a solo show

2013-11-29 14:17:16

At age 84, Zhong Han describes himself as an "immature elderly painter", and that he is only "a tree in the forest that keeps absorbing nutrition from the earth".

Award-winning posters exhibited in Hangzhou

2013-11-29 11:25:32

Visitors enjoy the top prize-winning work Werkschau 2013 from the Sixth China International Poster Biennial, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Nov 28, 2013.

Handicraft fair in Calcutta, India

2013-11-28 14:19:03

Locals visit a handicraft fair in Calcutta, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal, Nov 27, 2013.

Mani stone carving: belief engraved in time

2013-11-28 10:47:27

Mani stone refers to the stone engraved with Buddhism scriptures or the portraits of deity, and is regarded as the eternal belief engraved in stones.

Future of Huishan clay figurine in jeopardy

2013-11-27 14:34:17

The Wuxi Huishan clay figurine factory is now strapped with sales concerns as cheap copycat figurines are slowly flooding the market.

Giants with a light touch

2013-11-24 07:44:54

The 12 huge bronze sculptures on show at the Place Vendome in central Paris have received enthusiastic public approval.

Sotheby's to put Zao painting on auction

2013-11-22 22:20:16

Abstraction, a sizable oil painting of Zao Wou-ki, the Chinese-French artist who died in April at age 93, will go on sale during Sotheby's Beijing Art Week events from Nov 28 to Dec 1.