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UK’s Ferens Art Gallery hosts exhibition featuring art from final four short-listed artists for this year’s Turner Prize

The work of four artists bidding to win one of Britain's most prestigious awards, the Turner Prize, went on show Tuesday in Hull.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 17:13:39

Star Design Park joins Beijing Design Week

An important part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week, the Co-creation Summit Forum kicked off at the Star Design Park in Baigou, Hebei Province, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/26 17:38:39

Censorship not behind delay of Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's 'Youth'

On Sunday, the team behind well-known Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's latest film, Youth, announced on Sina Weibo that the film would not be released on September 29 as was originally scheduled.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/26 14:35:03

Urban renewal program seeks community input

A new project to improve the urban area near Baitasi, or White Pagoda Temple, through public participation is being showcased during the ongoing Beijing Design Week, which started Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/25 18:38:39

Shanghai International Arts Festival to kick off on October 20

The annual Shanghai International Arts Festival is set to kick off in Shanghai with an opening performance by the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra and Shanghai Opera House on October 20.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 17:58:39

Actors perform Zhuang opera in Nanning, S China's Guangxi

Actresses perform a Zhuang opera in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 22, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/24 7:10:34

Zhoushan Int'l Sand Sculpture Festival held in E China's Zhejiang

Sand sculptures are seen during the Zhoushan International Sand Sculpture Festival in Zhujiajian resort of Zhoushan city, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 21, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 10:00:12

Palace Museum’s royal opera theater opens for first time in more than a century

A centuries-old Chinese royal opera theater at Beijing's Palace Museum was opened Tuesday night for the first time in over a century.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 17:33:40

Chinese research institute launches digital tours in English of ancient Buddhist art at Dunhuang

The Dunhuang Academy launched an English website on Wednesday that allows netizens and researchers worldwide to take virtual tours of the Cave Temples of Dunhuang in Northeast China's Gansu Province, a series of hundreds of grottoes containing a multitude of Buddhist statuary and frescoes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 17:33:39

Village replicates Van Gogh’s Sunflowers on side of hill

Sunflowers have been arranged in the form of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous painting Sunflowers in a village in Qinhuangdao City, North China’s Hebei Province. As a centerpiece of the second Hebei Tourism Festival, the artificial landscape covers 2.67 hectares on a hill slope and uses six types of flowers of various colors to attract tourists.
Source: | 2017/9/21 14:42:14

Indian artist paints idol for upcoming Durga Puja festival

An Indian artist paints Durga idol at a makeshift pandal for the upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal on September 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 13:58:16

Forgotten capital, Luoyang, aims to revive past glory

Before the middle of the 10th century, the city of Luoyang was already a bustling metropolis - for half of its then 3,000-year-old history it had been the capital of some 13 dynasties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 16:43:39

Visitors flock to see 1,000 li of history at Forbidden City

As A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains (Qianli Jiangshan Tu) opened to viewing at 8:30 am, Palace Museum employees warned art lovers lining up outside to expect a three-hour wait.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 23:28:40

Beijing hosts 'Deutschland 8,' largest showcase of contemporary German art ever shown in China

It must be the largest showcase of contemporary German art in China. The ongoing Deutschland 8 - Deutshce Kunst in China Series exhibition is so large that seven museums in Beijing are needed to present the 320 works from 55 German artists.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 18:53:39

National Museum of China exhibits rare collection of relics from Qin and Han dynasties

After taking New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art by storm for the past few months, a rare collection of relics from China's first two unified empires, the Qin (221BC-206BC) and Han (206BC-AD220) dynasties, have returned home to go on display at the National Museum of China (NMC) starting from Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 17:48:39

Month-long Women of the World festival arrives in Beijing for its first visit to China

Over the weekend, the month-long Women of the World festival opened in Beijing. Established by Jude Kelly, the artistic director of the Southbank Centre in London, in 2010, the festival has toured 20 cities around the world including New York, Paris and Sydney.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 17:18:40

‘Sang Culture' barometer for mood of young Chinese

"'Failure is not scary.' Actually, what's scary is that you think that's true." "When you start thinking you are ugly and poor, do not fall into despair… this at least shows that your judgement is right on the nose."
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 18:58:39

National Museum of China to showcase works from 43 grandmasters of literature and arts

A new exhibition featuring works, publications, photos and documents about 43 Chinese grandmasters of literature and arts kicked off at the National Museum of China on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 17:03:39