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Leaving one's stamp

Yuan Yishan, a designer and engraver in her late 30s, works for the Postage Stamp Printing Bureau of China Post.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 16:08:40

Museums join to carry forward Yellow River cultural heritage

A museum alliance was established Monday in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, with the goal of better preserving and carrying forward the cultural heritage of the Yellow River.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 15:58:40

Web celebrity goes from binge drinking to 'image ambassador' of Chinese farmers

Liu Shichao, better known by his network name "Hebei Pangzai" with more than 130,000 followers on Twitter, has begun to transform his videos from binge drinking to showing the daily life of Chinese rural areas to his worldwide fans.
Source: | 2019/12/24 3:36:59

Brazil's sparkling wine producers carve a growing niche

Four workers in a wine cave quickly rotate hundreds of stored bottles a quarter-turn to help with fermentation.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/23 17:13:40

National exhibition in Beijing focuses on fine Chinese art

A national-level exhibition of fine artworks opened at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing on Friday, showcasing a lineup of carefully selected and award-winning works that depict China's new era.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/23 17:13:40

Fine Chinese artworks to go under hammer on Monday

More than 300 artworks from a number of renowned Chinese artists such as Qi Baishi, Huang Binhong and Zhang Daqian will go under the hammer at a Beijing Council auction on Monday. These items on auction include fine Chinese inkstones, stone seals, Chinese paintings and calligraphy works as well as other modern and contemporary artworks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 16:48:39

Dark nativity

A manger scene juxtaposed against concrete blocks seemingly pierced by a mortar shell: With Christmas looming, the latest Bethlehem offering by secretive artist Banksy appeared Saturday in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/22 16:38:39

Wood installation works go on display at 798 Art Center

An exhibition of more than 60 artworks made from wood by real-estate-tycoon-turned-artist Ren Zhiqiang kicked off on Saturday at Beijing's 798 Art Center.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 16:32:49

Exhibition of young Chinese artists to open new museum in Fuzhou

An exhibition featuring artworks from young Chinese artists such as Cai Xiaosong, Chen Yujun, and Chen Zhou will usher in the opening of a new museum, the Mount Yantai Culture and Arts Center, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 14:50:57

Exhibition on 'Dream of the Red Chamber' kicks off in Beijing

Some have described it as a Chinese Gone with the Wind, while some have called it the Chinese War and Peace. It is unanimously regarded as one of the four great classic novels of Chinese literature. Nearly 600 related items are on display at the National Museum of China (NMC) in Beijing to showcase the charm of Hongloumeng.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/20 22:40:18

Chinese animated series 'Scissors Seven' to debut on Netflix

The second season of Chinese animated series Scissor Seven will debut on streaming giant Netflix as a Netflix Original on January 10, 2020, and will be dubbed into English, Spanish, French and Japanese in more than 190 countries and regions around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/19 18:50:55

Ghent's refreshed 'Mystic Lamb' artwork inspires new adoration

The grass is greener, the sky is cleaner and dozens of tiny details have been exposed to delight art historians and inspire the devotion of the faithful.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/19 18:13:39

World's oldest artwork

An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world's oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, a discovery that points to an advanced artistic culture, according to new research.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/19 18:08:42

Local artisan creates character masks for Myanmar version of Sanskrit tale

For over a decade, Sayar Sein, a local Myanmar artisan, has been creating masks for the characters of Myanmar-version of Ramayana, an ancient Sanskrit tale.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/19 17:13:40

'Above Extremes': pursues extreme art of drag

The artwork of drag "Above Extremes" applies makeup to seven white plaster figures of Western mighty males, including King David, to transfer these heroes into drag queens. The work uses cosmetics to discover the other side of the male heroes.
Source: | 2019/12/19 0:26:00

Experts at Curating in China seminar examine major exhibitions trends for 2019

A seminar focusing on China's curators was held at the Art Museum of the China Millennium Monument over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 18:43:42

'A Stitch in Time' exhibition arrives at Beijing's Today Art Museum

The Today Art Museum in Beijing is hosting one of its largest-ever showcases of international artists at the ongoing 4th Today's Documents exhibition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 18:43:41

Supermodel granny

Wearing nothing but a lacy bra and matching panties, Brazilian grandmother Helena Schargel strikes a seductive pose during a photo shoot featuring her latest lingerie designs for women over 60.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/17 18:38:40