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Eye on design

From a refugee flag to a puzzle campaign highlighting gender bias in the workforce, migrants and women inspired some of the innovative international designs on show in London starting on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/19 17:48:39

Indian tradition becomes bridge between India and China

When Subbulakshmi Velusamy started learning yoga in her home city of Chennai in southern India more than a decade ago, the Indian graduate in physics looked for no greater benefits than enjoying good health naturally.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 17:13:39

Spirit of China

Before the two sessions, the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in 2017, Wu Shanming, a professor and doctoral supervisor at the China Academy of Art, was invited to create a giant traditional Chinese painting which later became known as Wei Wei Tai Hang.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/18 18:38:39

Louis XIV, Napoleon diamond to be auctioned off in Geneva

A large, pink diamond once set in the crowns of numerous French kings and emperors will go under the hammer in Geneva next month, the Christie's auction house said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/18 17:28:40

Taking it on the chin

While British art duo Gilbert & George are clean-shaven in real life, their latest series of surreal self-portraits sees them don beards made of wire mesh, foliage, flowers and even rabbits.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/18 17:28:40

Art ‘detectives’ probe what lies beneath a Fragonard

For decades, she was thought to have started out as a man.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/17 18:28:39

Archeology symposium focuses on Jiangxi Province's ancient Haihun Principality

More than 200 historians and archaeologists from China, Japan and South Korea attended the International Symposium on the History and Culture of the Haihun Site held in East China's Jiangxi Province on Saturday, according to the Nanchang Administration for Relics from the Han Dynasty Haihun Principality, the site's administrative institution.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:33:39

Tian Shixin explores art career at CAFA Museum

Chinese veteran sculptor Tian Shixin is now reviewing his six-decade-long art career with a new exhibition at the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum - Master Works: A Tian Shixin Art Exhibition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:33:39

National College Students Arts Exhibition kicks off in E China

A visitor looks at an exhibit during the 2017 National College Students Arts Exhibition in Jimo, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 14, 2017. The seven-day exhibition kicked off on Saturday displayed more than 400 artworks from over 300 colleges.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 7:18:41

Da Vinci's 'Male Mona Lisa' expected to sell for $100 million

The recently recovered final painting of Leonardo da Vinci is about to get auctioned for at least $100 million at Christie's in New York.
Source: | 2017/10/12 22:46:47

Last private Da Vinci goes under the hammer

The last Leonardo da Vinci painting still in the hands of a private collector is scheduled to go under the hammer next month in New York, the Christie's auction house said Tuesday, estimating the painting's worth at $100 million.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/11 18:43:39

Ups and downs of China's rustbelt in focus

While people in the rustbelt of China's northeast are looking into the future, photographer Wang Yuwen is tending to the past.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/11 18:38:41

Palace Museum expands online ticket purchasing service

The Palace Museum in Beijing announced on Tuesday that after a series of tests it has expanded its online ticket purchasing service to include the mobile Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 18:38:39

Nazi-looted Pissarro painting central focus of legal tussle

A court will on Tuesday begin examining who are the rightful owners - Bauer's descendants or a US couple who say they had no idea as to its wartime fate when they bought it at auction in 1995.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/10 16:33:39

'Bridging Asia-Europe' showcases art from China, Austria and Hungary

The second part of the Asian-European art exhibition Bridging Asia-Europe is currently showcasing artworks from Chinese artist Wang Yuping, Hungarian artist Laszlo Feher and Muntean & Rosenblum from Austria and Israeli at the Parkview Museum in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 18:03:39

Festival of Lights celebrated in Berlin

Visitors take photos in front of the illuminated Berlin Cathedral during the Festival of Lights in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Oct. 6, 2017. Berlin turned into a city of light art with the opening of its Festival of Lights on Friday which will last from Oct. 6 to 15.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:57:19

Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 is awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world", the Swedish Academy announced in Stockholm on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/5 19:27:00

Art Your Life festival shines during Beijing Design Week

As part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week, the second Art Your Life festival, organized by Art Intervention, is being held in Baigou, Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 18:48:39