The family silver is often an indication of class and pedigree in certain Western countries.
Visitors pose for a photo at a 3D painting exhibition at Yancheng city of East China's Jiangsu province on August 4, 2014. The exhibition, first of its kind in the city, displays over 70 3D paintings.
US artist Lee Cross, 21, creates adorable handmade baby animals that are so lifelike they have even fooled people into thinking they are real.
An article posted on social media headlined "'Legal money laundering' behind the chicken cup" about the sale of an antique at $36 million has stirred up storm in a tea cup.
A joint art exhibition was held in St Gilles Croix de Vie in France in the end of July, with 14 Chinese ink painting artists exhibiting their works, along with French artists.
Ever since Chinese artists started to paint with oil a century ago, they have been exploring how to translate the Western art form in the context of their own culture.
Exhibitions of works by young, aspiring artists are on the rise, allowing art lovers to see the next generation's creations. But critics say such early exposure can be damaging to the development of the work.
The Beijing Sand Sculpture Festival is in the last phase of preparation and will to be open in mid-August.
An exhibition featuring 60 works of calligraphy by United Nations officials including Ban Ki-Moon, the UN secretary general, arrived Friday in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei province, after debuting in Shanghai.
Porcelain artworks are displayed on the "China Mania" exhibition during a media preview in Singapore's Asian Civilisations Museum, Aug 1, 2014. The exhibition lasts from Aug 2 to Dec 14.
On the eve of Chinese Valentines' Day, a dough figurines shop in Shanxi offers a promotion of pinching dough figurines.
A talented artist has managed to illustrate some of the world's most famous brands, people, classic artwork and cartoon characters by capturing their pictures in a water droplet.