Western art classic finally translated

2013-07-30 10:32:12

The best-selling classic on Western art history, Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, has been translated into simplified Chinese for the first time.

Moving oceans

2013-07-26 14:20:47

An art exhibition is exploring what the world would be like if the Pacific Ocean was placed in the center of it.

Top 10 private museums in China

2013-07-26 11:03:22

The 10 private museums detailed in our latest list are the finest and most famous examples of their kind in China.

Top 10 beautiful bookstores in the world

2013-07-24 09:52:08

Let's have a look at the 10 most beautiful bookstores in the world.

Watermelon art blooms

2013-07-24 09:23:31

Zhang Yunxiao, a 30-year-old fruit dealer, tries to sell artistic watermelons to a customer in Xiangyang, Hubei province, on Monday, July 23, 2013.

Chinese opera 'Journey to the West' performed in New York

2013-07-25 09:25:33

Acrobatic opera "Journey to the West" is staged at Lincoln Center in New York, the United States on July 23, 2013.

Sticking up for sustainability

2013-07-25 01:00:01

Liyuan Library integrates architecture into the natural landscape using traditional Chinese architectural concepts.

Girls compete for 'Sofia the First' recruitment

2013-07-22 10:07:44

25 little girls competed in the final of "Sofia the First" Little Princess Recruitment in south China's Hong Kong, July 21, 2013.

Creativity fair held in Tianjin

2013-07-22 09:33:58

A creativity fair is held in Tianjin, north China, July 21, 2013.

UNESCO to review Bingling Temple Grottoes in China

2013-07-19 09:22:51

Bingling Temple Grottoes, filled with Buddhist statues, stupas and murals, were a work in progress between the 4th and 10th centuries.

Saxophone bonds unlikely friendship

2013-07-17 12:22:23

It was an ordinary summer morning in June in Datong, Shanxi province. An elderly woman wearing the uniform of a city cleaner was sitting on the street corner playing the saxophone.

Luxury dresses in plastic

2013-07-17 07:11:55

Ultramodern plastic furniture looks cool in The Devil Wears Prada and Boston Legal, but how would they match with heavy wooden Chinese cabinets?