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  • Chinese ceramics, works of art to be auctioned

    2013-05-14 02:01

    Art dealer Christie's is going to sell 300 lots of Chinese ceramics and works of art on Tuesday, the beginning of its Asian Art Week in London this season.

  • Hub about Latin and Caribbean countries

    2013-05-13 16:17

    With a festive opening scheduled on Saturday, organizers of the new Latin American and Caribbean Center in Beijing hope to create an arts and media hub that attracts a big mix of cultures from a hemisphere away.

  • Brave new world

    2013-05-13 16:14

    Matthew Gregory is bringing The Globe's Shakespearean spectacle to Hong Kong, alongside a slew of first-class English-language theater productions. Rebecca Lo checks in backstage.

  • You don't have to be Edison to invent

    2013-05-13 16:10

    Those who love DIY things now have a perfect space to turn their novel ideas into reality. At a community innovation house in Putuo district of Shanghai, one can create a variety of cool stuff using the facilities.

  • Zhang Daqian ranked best-selling Chinese artist

    2013-05-13 13:52

    Brush painting artist Zhang Daqian topped the Hurun Best-Selling Chinese Artists 2013 list with sales of his auctioned works hitting 2.13 billion yuan ($347.3 million) in 2012.

  • Renowned artist dismisses concern about value of his work

    2013-05-13 13:52

    Fan Zeng, the 75-year-old ink painter and calligrapher, says he doesn't care about the price of his works or his ranking.

  • Music will give silent films a message

    2013-05-13 13:50

    A series of silent films, with an electronic music backdrop from a group of international musicians, will be brought to screens in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou from May 12 to 19.

  • Family of writer Lao She donates paintings by Qi Baishi

    2013-05-13 11:30

    The descendants of writer Lao She have donated 16 pieces by the renowned artist Qi Baishi, their family friend.Written images blur the lines

  • Written images blur the lines

    2013-05-13 11:03

    The exhibition From Gesture to Language: Trans-Forming Practices of Art Expression has gathered work by 26 contemporary artists from China and abroad.

  • Mao photograph sells for $55,300 at Beijing auction

    2013-05-13 10:14

    A photo of Mao Zedong relaxing in a wicker chair against a scenic backdrop of Lushan Mountain has fetched $55,300 at auction.Wuzhen Theatre Festival

  • Chinese paintings to be exhibited in London

    2013-05-13 09:56

    The Victoria and Albert Museum is to hold an exhibition this autumn, bringing more than 70 Chinese painting masterpieces created over a 1200-year period.

  • Creative cowhide

    2013-05-13 09:32

    A studio in Hohhot is hoping to revive the tradition of leather paintings, a unique ancient art form of Inner Mongolia.