A commentary in People's Daily, flagship paper of the Communist Party of China, has criticized artists' pursuit of quick fame and fortune as "harmful".
Cai's sculpture Rose series features a combination of plumbum and rose, which expresses the artist's understanding of love.
Visitors enjoy artwork during the International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) at the Grand Palais in Paris October 22, 2014.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have written a preface for an ongoing Chinese cultural relics exhibition in France, part of the two countries' celebration of the 50th anniversary of bilateral relations.
Ten designers from all over the world turned public facilities into artworks in Chengdu during the recent 2014 Chengdu Creative Design Week.
"I seek 'xianhuo', a kind of vivacity and vitality of things. It is the idea that before you begin to create something, you already believe in it as a reality," Chinese artist Lin Jin says.
Paintings are seen on the walls of large buildings at the international painters' village in Nanjing.
China will invest nearly 100 million yuan ($16.3 million) in developing non-profit performances made by troupes affiliated to the central government.
An online database listing detailed information of Chinese ceramic art works was launched on Monday in Jingdezhen city, East China's Jiangxi province.
At the ongoing international ceramic fair in Jingdezhen, a new type of porcelain has been lauded by experts and visitors with its jade-like smoothness and translucency.
Xu Jiang's new exhibition captures the power of sunflowers in literature and lore. The artist tells Xu Fan about his decadelong fascination with these blossoms.
Chinese paintings Figures Under the Pine Tree and Snow Landscape by Ming dynasty artists Qiu Ying and Yuan Ying sold for 690 million Japanese yen ($6.4 million) and 240 million yen respectively in Japan.