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  • Sotheby's charity auction fetches $2.5 million

    2013-09-16 14:44

    A charity auction by Sotheby's (Beijing) Auction raised 15.57 million yuan ($2.54 million) on Sept 8, and part of the proceeds will benefit the Ai You Reborn project which provides medical and nursing care to orphans.

  • Call of destiny brings artist back to the fold

    2013-09-16 10:30

    At an exhibition opening at Shanghai's Minsheng Art Museum, the tinkling of a piano was accompanied by Chinese Kunqu Opera.

  • Silver linings

    2013-09-16 10:20

    Former finance guru Varun Panjwani wants to revive the lost art of crafting decorative silver objects. He shows how one-of-a-kind treasures can be solid investments.

  • Local art, global vision

    2013-09-16 10:10

    For an artist, Cui Ruzhuo may have accomplished everything he could have possibly imagined - global renown as well as a personal gallery.

  • Grotto artworks saved by system of protective nets

    2013-09-16 10:07

    In AD 366, a Buddhist monk had a vision on the outskirts of Dunhuang, a bustling area on the Silk Road.

  • Wushu proposed as school sport

    2013-09-16 10:07

    In a bid to attract more students to Chinese martial arts, the sport's national governing body is lobbying for it to be included in the school curriculum.

  • Artist brings world together

    2013-09-15 07:34

    At 68, Lin Xiangxiong, also spelled Lim Siang Hiong, a Chinese-born Singaporean, has already accomplished enough to be proud of.

  • Get up close with anime characters

    2013-09-15 07:33

    The Shanghai World Finance Center is hosting an art exhibition featuring famous Japanese anime characters Ultraman, Detective Conan and Chibi Maruko-chan.

  • 3D 'Riverside Scene at the Qingming Festival' on display

    2013-09-13 17:14

    Visitors enjoy a 3-D version of the famous ancient painting 'Riverside Scene at the Qingming Festival' in Shenyang, Liaoning province, September 13, 2013.

  • Shanghai youth photography art exhibition

    2013-09-12 10:31

    The 2nd Shanghai youth photography art exhibition started on Sept 10, and will run through the end of the month, during which 59 works will be on display.

  • Folk artist makes pretty dough figurines

    2013-09-12 09:37

    Folk artist Song Chongxun makes dough figurines in Shantang Street, a scenic spot in Suzhou city, East China's Jiangsu province, Sept 10, 2013.

  • Contemporary artist Wu Zhenhuan

    2013-09-11 11:05

    For the Chinese contemporary artist Wu Zhenhuan, a good painter opens a door for his audiences, through which people's mindset can reach a higher level.