Chinese critical responses

2013-10-05 07:37:07

History and time traveling to the past are favorite themes in recent publications that cater to the taste of the popular books market in the country.

An essential expedition

2013-10-05 07:37:07

Hong Kong-born British businessman and explorer Adam Williams has two lifelong fascinations - China and writing.

China artist goes local in London

2013-09-30 13:27:33

One of China's best knownartists, Liu Xiaodong, headed down to the pub for inspiration for his first London show.

Int'l Sand Sculpture Exhibition kicks off

2013-09-30 09:09:28

China Zhoushan International Sand Sculpture Exhibition kicked off at the Nansha Scenic Area in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province on Sept 28, 2013.

Christie's holds inaugural auction

2013-09-27 10:33:54

Christie's announced its official entry to the Chinese mainland with an inaugural auction on Thursday night that earned 153 million yuan.

Inside story - from factory to cultural hub

2013-09-27 10:27:19

The concrete structures of the 798 Art Zone in northeastern Beijing stem from the North China Radio Equipment Joint Factory built with help from East Germany in the 1950s.

The flowing colors of 798 art district

2013-09-27 10:23:24

Most of the old factories in Dashanzi area have disappeared. The zone was transformed with the arrival of artists around 10 years ago.

East meets West in vibrant paintings

2013-09-27 07:09:04

Symbols, lines and blue and rose hues are seen in all of Chinese artist Hong Ming's paintings. It reminds people of the Spanish master Pablo Picasso. But something fresh and exotic differentiates Hong's paintings with a coat of oriental mystery.

2013 Beijing Int'l Jewelry Expo kicks off

2013-09-25 15:36:21

The 2013 Beijing International Jewelry Expo will last from Sept 24 to Oct 12 in Beijing, capital of China.

Visual artworks by college students

2013-09-25 16:13:26

Visual artworks from nearly 80 college students were presented at the 3rd Biennial of College Students Public Visual Art in Shanghai, east China.

'China story' impress New Yorkers

2013-09-24 11:22:02

Chinese composer Ye Xiaogang joined hands with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to present a rare musical gala featuring China's culture in New York.

Ballet masters take dance to village girls

2013-09-24 06:41:35

Every weekend over the past few months, Guan Yu and his wife Zhang Ping have been busy helping their 18 ballet students, all girls from Duancun village, rehearse the Dance of the Four Little Swans.