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Art Basel Hong Kong organizers announce gallery list for its sixth edition in 2018

The sixth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, one of Asia's biggest annual art events, will kick off in March, 2018 and will be attended by 248 galleries from 32 countries and regions worldwide, its organizers announced at a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 16:58:40

Family of tragic artist Claudel sell last of her work

An “unprecedented” trove of sculptures by the brilliant but tragic French artist Camille Claudel are to go under the hammer in Paris next week.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/23 14:18:39

Suzhou strengthens embroidery industry

A visitor takes photos at an embroidery art museum in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 22, 2017. Suzhou strengthened the development of its embroidery industry in recent years. At present, there are some 400 embroidery workshops and more than 40 related stores in Suzhou.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 10:02:09

Chinese ice sculptures show ushers in holiday season in Texas

They flew thousands of miles around the globe, and the CA&A Harbin Ruijing Carving Team from China did not disappoint as they unveiled their carving majesty at one of Texas' biggest holiday festivals.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:56:20

Lights switched on as pre-show for local media in Dallas, US

The lights of Nativity story of the birth of Jesus switch on as a pre-show for local media at the Fair Park in Dallas, the United States, Nov. 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:30:42

Competition of stone carving skills held in Wuhan, central China

A contestant works on a stone sculpture during a competition of stone carving skills in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 22, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:29:10

Multimedia exhibition "Van Gogh Alive" held in Athens

People visit the multimedia exhibition "Van Gogh Alive" at Megaron Concert Hall in Athens, Greece, on Nov. 21, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:26:41

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show lands in Shanghai

Global lingerie brand Victoria's Secret wrapped up its first Shanghai fashion show on Monday, with a record number of Chinese models hitting the catwalk.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 21:37:25

Today Art Museum’s 2018 Finding Friends project seeks to inspire young artists to think outside the box

The Today Art Museum announced on Sunday that it has begun the application period for its 2018 Finding Friends project, which seeks to encourage artists to make a break from old formats and traditional ways of thinking.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:38:40

Designer Chu Yan talks about moving past ancient Chinese clothing

"True confidence is complete tolerance and acceptance of others while not losing oneself," fashion designer Chu Yan told the Global Times. Recently, she showed off her new 2018 Spring/Summer collection Xunji (Seeking the Traces) in Beijing. While the designer still places an emphasis on ancient Chinese styles, the new collection reveals an obvious bohemian streak while incorporating more modern elements.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:28:39

Traditional embroidered handicraft competition held in N China

A woman displays a piece of embroidery during a traditional embroidered handicraft competition in Liping County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Nov. 19, 2017. Over 60 women of the Miao and Dong ethnic group took part in the competition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:13:36

‘Women of the Sea’ celebrates S.Korea’s female divers

In order to promote South Korean culture in China, the Korean Cultural Center in Beijing kicked off a two-week event on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:13:40

Chinese company backs restoration of London's Grand Pagoda in spirit of Sino-Britain ties

Lost for more than 200 years, the Chinoiserie dragons that once decorated the Great Pagoda in London’s Kew Gardens will return to their roosting spots after a renovation project restores the pagoda to its original glory.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 17:28:40

Online exhibit explores politics of Picasso’s ‘Guernica’

Spray-painted in murals, wielded on anti-war banners, and even once hung as a tapestry at the United Nations, Pablo Picasso’s Guernica might be the world’s most famous political artwork.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/19 17:23:39

91 suspected tomb raiders, relics smugglers caught by Chinese police

Chinese police have caught 91 suspected tomb raiders and antique smugglers, and retrieved more than 1,100 cultural relics, the Ministry of Public Security announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 10:06:35

'The Peach Blossom Spring' created as the biggest willow root sculpture

A huge root carving named “The Peach Blossom Spring” is one of the most attractive artwork at Taoyuan Craft and Art Museum in Changde city, Central China’s Hunan province.
Source: | 2017/11/17 13:22:52

"Tutankhamun's Unseen Treasures" exhibition held at Egyptian Museum

A visitor takes photos of the golden items during the exhibition named "Tutankhamun's Unseen Treasures" at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 15, 2017. Up to 60 golden pieces of ancient Egypt's famous King Tutankhamun were put on display for the first time at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 9:43:18

Students bring new idea into traditional handicrafts of Dong ethnic group

Su Tianmei, a national intangible cultural heritage successor of Dong brocade, weaves at Wenpo Village of Tongdao County, central China's Hunan Province, Nov. 11, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 9:24:43