Aspirational artist

2013-11-14 08:19:05

A young woman with brittle-bone disease overcame the odds with the help of a few good Samaritans to chase her dream of becoming an artist. Her works are receiving positive reviews, as Mike Peters finds out.

Francis Bacon artwork sets auction record

2013-11-13 17:29:52

Francis Bacon's painting "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" became the most expensive work of art ever sold when it fetched $142.4 million at auction.

Centenarian artists' exhibit opens in Taipei

2013-11-13 16:39:08

Denggaowangyuan, an exhibition of paintings and calligraphy by two centenarians, Yao Dianzhong and Zhang Guangbin, kicked off at Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov 11, 2013.

Graffiti with Chinese characteristics

2013-11-13 09:31:44

Chen Yingjie says he is the first person to combine Chinese wash-and-ink paintings with graffiti.

Dongba papermaking craft in Lijiang

2013-11-12 14:55:00

The paper used to write ancient Dongba scriptures is called Dongba paper. The traditional manufacturing technique to make Dongba paper was created by the Naxi ethnic group in Yunnan province.

Nuo Opera staged in E China's Jiangxi

2013-11-12 10:22:41

Locals perform the Nuo Opera during a cultural event in Nanfeng county, East China's Jiangxi province, Nov 10, 2013.

Time to repair Asian architecture in Brussels

2013-11-11 11:17:30

The Chinese pavilion and Japanese pagoda at Laeken Royal Palace in a northern suburb of Brussels will be closed to visitors for maintenance.

Revisiting Magritte

2013-11-10 07:58:33

Oh, no, I thought when I heard that the Museum of Modern Art's big fall show was a Rene Magritte survey.

Natural gift

2013-11-10 08:00:49

Wang Baoan uses ink and water color to find the 'spirit of life', Zhuan Ti reports.

Art Taipei 2013: longest-running art fair in Asia

2013-11-09 13:51:21

Art Taipei 2013, the longest-running art fair in Asia, was open to public on Nov 8, 2013, presenting over 3000 artworks of more than 500 artists.

Art works of National Art Museum of China (3)

2013-11-08 16:51:54

The National Art Museum of China continues its celebration of the 50th anniversary of founding with an exhibition focusing on Chinese water-color paintings.

Works displayed at metal art exhibition

2013-11-08 16:34:27

Works are displayed at Beijing International Contempotary Metal Art Exhibition.