Global presence

2013-05-31 04:10:18

Chinese artists will be well represented at the 55th Venice Biennale, an important showcase of the best contemporary artworks from around the world.

Tibetan beauty shared in Canberra

2013-05-29 21:03:36

Chinese ambassador to Australia Chen Yuming delivers a speech during the reception for launching an art exhibition called "Beauty of Tibet" in Canberra, Australia Wednesday.

Pole position

2013-05-30 09:44:03

At the age of 61, Sun Fengqin has taken up a hobby more commonly seen in nightclubs than retiree homes.

Shu brocade weaved in China's Chengdu

2013-05-29 09:53:52

A weaver weaves Shu brocade, a traditional artwork in Southwest China's Sichuan province, with a loom, in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, May 27, 2013.

Russian film festival opens in Beijing

2013-05-29 12:47:43

A nine-day Russian film festival organized by the governments of China and Russia opened in Beijing on Monday amid efforts to boost cultural exchanges.

Lost garden finds itself on stage

2013-05-27 14:58:40

Irish writer Oscar Wilde's story of a mean-spirited giant has been adapted for the stage in what promises to be a musical theater spectacular.

Legacy of a railroad

2013-05-27 10:40:17

Prominent Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang makes his long-overdue debut in the Chinese mainland, presenting a snippet of immigrant history.

'Beautiful sides' of two different cultures in photos

2013-05-27 02:59:06

With dozens of exhibitions, Chinese photographer Steve Hui Zhao has become famous for showing the smiling faces of ordinary Chinese to the outside world.

'Literati painting' goes under the hammer

2013-05-24 11:04:42

For the first time, Poly Auction's upcoming spring sales will pay tribute to the Chinese art scene's time-honored "literati painting".

Images of Society

2013-05-24 10:59:36

An ongoing exhibition showcases art pieces that reflect keen observation of life. They are works of 10 emerging artists under the age of 30.

Warhol still brings wow factor

2013-05-24 10:51:46

We are living in Andy Warhol's future, "when everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes". For the pop artist himself, though, his 15 minutes will never end.

Thangka Festival held in Tibet

2013-05-23 10:50:24

The Thangka Festival was held in Tibet, attracting many believers to the monastery to pray, get blessed and appreciate the big and vividly woven thangka.