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20 young Chinese artists make nominee list for this year's Huayu Youth Award

The annual Huayu Youth Award (Art Sanya) announced this year's nominees, jury members and plans for its annual exhibition at a press conference in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:08:40

Palace Museum puzzle book challenges lovers of history

Museums are great places to learn more about history and art, but walking around quiet exhibits and reading explanations can sometimes become boring chores, even for those who are interested in art or history. The Palace Museum in Beijing, one of the most famous museums in the world, is trying to change this by making learning about history and art a more interactive experience instead of a passive one.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 19:23:39

Giant Damien Hirst uterus sculptures catch eye at Qatar hospital

Fourteen giant bronze sculptures by British artist Damien Hirst graphically charting the moment of conception to birth greet patients arriving at an $8-billion hospital in Gulf state Qatar.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/19 19:18:39

Ancient Chinese Opera finds new fans in New York

It was a cold evening on Friday in Buffalo, the second largest city in the US state of New York, as the temperature dropped down to 2 C after a day of heavy wet snow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/19 18:38:39

But is it art? Pranksters plant missing 'Picasso' in Romania

A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago said on Sunday she was the victim of a "publicity stunt," Dutch media reported.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/19 18:23:39

Chinese, US art schools jointly explore role of art in modern age

The China Academy of Art (CAA) and San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), both prestigious art schools in their respective countries, on Friday opened an exhibition and a symposium to explore the role of art in the modern technological age.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/18 18:23:40

Italy nationalists mull over refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

Italy wants to renegotiate a deal to loan all of its Leonardo da Vinci paintings to France's Louvre to mark 500 years since his death, Italian media reported on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/18 18:18:40

National Museum of China reflects on four decades of reform and opening-up

After a long wait of 50 days, Beijing's National Museum of China reopened to the public on Tuesday with a new exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 18:18:40

Chinese museum seeks Confucian classics from around the world

A museum in China dedicated to Confucius is seeking to collect Confucian classics from around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 18:13:40

Chinese artist Li Zi showcases her latest works in Paris

Chinese artist Li Zi held an academic seminar focused on her latest works at the Napoleon Memorial Hall in Paris on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 18:13:42

Shaolin Kung Fu performance warmly applauded in Houston, Texas

Hundreds of Chinese and US audience members marveled at the performance of China's Shaolin martial arts on Sunday in Houston, the fourth largest city in the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 17:53:40

New dance drama pays tribute to Qinghai-Tibet Railway

With its mysterious exotic landscapes and atmosphere, the Tibet Autonomous Region is a dream destination for many people traveling in China. Experienced travelers often choose to take a train from Xining in Qinghai Province to Tibet's capital city of Lhasa, as it not only gives them more time to adjust to the higher altitude and minimize altitude sickness, but also allows them to appreciate the natural views along the 1,956-kilometer route.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/13 19:08:40

Marie Antoinette's exquisite jewels go under the hammer

Marie Antoinette's dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, will go on sale in Geneva on Wednesday in what is being billed as one of the most important royal jewelry auctions in history.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/13 18:03:40

Warhol in New York: a fresh experience for audiences old and new

His Marilyn Monroe paintings and oversize soup cans are cultural icons, but with an exhibition that opened on Monday, New York's Whitney Museum hopes to paint a new, more complex picture of Andy Warhol.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/12 18:28:39

Chinese community joins Lord Mayor's Show in London

The annual Lord Mayor's Show was held on Saturday in London, this time taking the theme "Shaping Tomorrow's City Today."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/12 18:23:39

Buddhist grotto comes alive through power of 3D technology

Supported by 3D printing technology, the replica of a cave in the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site, has been successfully built in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/11 17:03:39

Hongkun Museum's 'If We Can Start Again' exhibition showcases art of Weng Yunpeng

Chinese artist Weng Yunpeng is showcasing more than 20 artworks, including paintings, photographs and video works, as part of a comprehensive review of his art career at Beijing's Hongkun Museum of Fine Art.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 16:43:39

'The Start of a Long Journey' brings artworks from 'outstanding graduates' to Beijing

Now preparing to start their long art journeys, this semester's graduates from the country's various art academies are the future artists of China. To showcase their potential, the Central Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum in Beijing is putting these artists' works on display at a new exhibition that kicked off on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 16:38:40