As another smoggy day dawns, Beijing is seeking solutions in a new direction: design.
Actors from China's Guangxi province perform Chinese opera in Istanbul, Turkey, October 8, 2013, during the 3rd Istanbul International Youth Drama Festival.
The oil painting exhibition Sand Dream: Oil Paintings on Kubuqi Desert opened at the Elion Art Gallery in Beijing on September 29, 2013.
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam exhibition kicked off two weeks ago at Beijing's Capital Museum and will run through October 31.
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With the television schedules packed with singing contests and other talent shows, Hero of Hanzi could not fail to stand out. Rather than attempting to find the next big thing, however, this hit show is focused on preserving and promoting an old treasure: Chinese characters.
Four months ago, at the China Guardian Hong Kong Spring Auction for 2013, a porcelain "Korean Celadon Cup Holder" had a final sale price of $HK5,175,000 ($667,575).
The 2013 Beijing 798 Art Festival kicked off at the 798 Art Zone in Beijing on Sept 21 and will run through Oct 20.
Family and friends think they're mad not to retire, but Li Songshan and Han Rong are busy with an African culture center inspired by a lifetime in Tanzania and a collection of Makonde carvings.
Dancers from Russia's Mariinsky Theatre perform ballet Anna Karenina at the Tianjin Grand Theatre in Tianjin.
One of China's best knownartists, Liu Xiaodong, headed down to the pub for inspiration for his first London show.
China Zhoushan International Sand Sculpture Exhibition kicked off at the Nansha Scenic Area in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province on Sept 28, 2013.