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More funds for protecting cultural heritage of Chinese revolutionary history: official

More funds for cultural relic protection will be earmarked for cultural heritage from revolutionary times and in impoverished areas in China, an official with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 18:23:40

Ugandan artist calls for promoting African art with China

Tucked away in his studio in Kisasi, one of the suburbs of Uganda's capital Kampala, 52-year-old Fred Mutebi paints on a barkcloth canvass.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/20 18:18:41

Exhibition turns up trove of looted Nazi art in Louvre

A new exhibition has uncovered a hoard of art looted from a Jewish family almost wiped out by the Nazis in the Louvre and other leading French museums.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/20 18:18:40

Dior's fashion circus

In a tent in Dubai surrounded by fire-breathers and circus performers, Dior unveiled a 15-piece capsule collection on Monday that dug into the house's archive to honor the women of today.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/19 18:23:41

Lebanese artist turns shrapnel from battlefields into sculptures

There is a violinist, a farmer tilling his field, and a cockerel with a propeller for a head. All were once rockets, artillery shells, or bullets falling on Lebanon's battlefields.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 16:33:40

Family of late conservationist Steve Irwin sends 'thank you' message to Australian town holding funeral for crocodile

With Elton John's "Crocodile Rock" playing in the background and a tribute from Steve Irwin's family, a small seaside town in north Queensland bade farewell to a beloved community member Saturday, a saltwater crocodile.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 16:33:39

Award of Art China announces jury members

The organizers of the 13th Award of Art China (AAC), which usually takes place in May, announced the members of this year's jury on Wednesday. According to a press release sent to the Global Times, a group of seven art critics and scholars including Barbara Pollack, Dong Bingfeng, Liu Xiaodong and Zheng Shengtian will form this year's panel for one of most important platforms for Chinese artists.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/14 17:38:30

Jiaodong folk paper-cutting exhibition kicks off tour of Europe

Organized by the Yantai Art Museum, an exhibition of Jiaodong folk paper-cutting art opened at the Foyer Gallery at the University of Leeds' School of Design on Monday, catching the attention of many local residents, students and teachers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 17:48:41

Beijing Times Art Museum sees 'Wall Power' exhibition featuring young talent

A new exhibition featuring artworks from young promising artists kicked off at the Beijing Times Art Museum on Saturday. According to the organizer Beijing Wall Art, Wall Power features the works of 37 artists selected from among more than 100 contenders.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 17:43:41

Today Art Museum in Beijing showcases exhibition of woodblock prints from Qing Dynasty Rongbaozhai gallery

The Today Art Museum in Beijing unveiled on Friday a new exhibition showcasing woodblock prints from the Rongbaozhai, a time-honored art gallery that dates back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 18:13:41

Beijing's Yishu 8 exhibits the work of sculptor Ouyang Sulong

Ouyang Sulong, winner of the 2018 Yishu 8 Prize, kicked off an exhibition showcasing his award-winning works at the art center on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 17:58:40

UCCA Center for Contemporary Art hosts 'Civilization: The Way We Live Now' exhibition

The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) at Beijing's 798 Art District unveiled a new exhibition on Friday featuring more than 250 artworks from over 120 international photographers focusing on the universal issues people are facing around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 17:53:40

Cuba taps into high-end luxury tourist market

In Havana, there's a shop selling a camera for more than $25,000 - roughly 850 times the average monthly wage in Cuba.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/11 17:48:39

Visitors 'Encounter' artist Pang Maokun at new Beijing Minsheng Art Museum solo exhibition

A milestone in artist Pang Maokun's four-decade-long art career, his new exhibition at the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, The Encounter with There-Being, delves into the evolution of his art style.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 17:33:39

Zhengzhou launches Zhengzhou Photo Biennial 2020

On Wednesday, the municipal government of Zhengzhou in Central China's Henan Province announced the dates for the Zhengzhou Photo Biennial 2020 at the city's Shengda Art Gallery on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 16:03:45

Zhengzhou launches Zhengzhou Photo Biennial 2020

On Wednesday, the municipal government of Zhengzhou in Central China's Henan Province announced the dates for the Zhengzhou Photo Biennial 2020 at the city's Shengda Art Gallery on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 16:03:39

Esteemed Prefecture: New exhibition at Beijing's Capital Museum delves into glorious history of Ji'an, Jiangxi Province

When visitors stepped inside the exhibition hall on the third floor of Beijing's Capital Museum on Saturday, the first thing they saw were four Chinese characters shimmering on a white silk-like screen in front of a forest of green bamboo that contrasted heavily with the purple lights that shined on the ground.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 19:43:40

Pritzker Prize architect Arata Isozaki and Shanghai's 'wonton wrapper'

On Tuesday, prominent Japanese architect Arata Isozaki was awarded the Pritzker Prize, one of the highest honors in the field of architecture. One of the most influential contemporary architects in the world, his work and new ideas have never failed to amaze the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 19:08:40