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  • Talent and instinct

    2013-06-14 10:01

    A star of China's contemporary art world, painter Mao Yan says his work doesn't reflect his favorite old masters but his own state of mind. Mao's artworks

  • Art beat (June 16-28)

    2013-06-14 09:51

    The most up-to-date information of exhibitions,concerts and other art-related activities in Beijing,Shanghai and Guangzhou.

  • Shanren releases danceable tunes from the mountains

    2013-06-14 09:35

    Shanren band's new album is appropriately titled Listen to the Mountain, in line with the band's name which literally means "mountain men".

  • Sounds of Mongolia evolve on band's lips

    2013-06-14 09:30

    When the seven Mongolian musicians performed together for the first time in 2008 at the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, it was a temporary combination.

  • Modest musician

    2013-06-14 09:19

    Award-winning pianist Chen Sa does not want to be known as 'Piano Princess'. The low-profile performer tells Xu Jingxi she is proud of her imperfections. On the wings of a songbird

  • Italian painter's brush with New China

    2013-06-14 07:41

    Soon after his return from a thought-provoking trip to China in 1956, Italian artist Aligi Sassu began several large-scale oil paintings, which included The New China that he finished three years later.

  • Exhibition provides insights into former Indian rulers' lives

    2013-06-14 07:41

    For the first time, mysterious Indian rulers and royal life are unveiled in front of Chinese audiences at the Palace Museum, igniting sparks from the cultural collision between the two ancient civilizations.

  • Hutong life inspires French artist

    2013-06-13 16:09

    An art exhibition currently underway at Yishu 8 by young French painter July Ancel, was inspired by Beijing’s hutongs during her three-month visit in China.

  • Craftsmen attempt to keep traditional techniques alive

    2013-06-13 10:23

    The fire in a kiln of Yingjing county burns up to 1,500 degrees, flames blazing. Inside are rows of pots made of a special kind of clay found only here.

  • Going back to root causes

    2013-06-13 10:02

    When disaster strikes, some things must be put on hold. In Sichuan, the recent earthquake shattered many lives, and also damaged a time-honored craft. Lives on pause

  • Art at your fingertips in museums

    2013-06-11 08:28

    mobile phone and an app will allow visitors to see famous works in a new modern light.

  • Portrait of the artist

    2013-06-09 10:11

    Born in Jishan county, Shanxi province in 1913, Yao Dianzhong is a famous scholar, calligrapher and educator.