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Taiwan’s creative campaign for traditional characters

As a growing number of people around the world learn simplified Chinese instead of the more complicated traditional characters, young creatives in Taiwan are fighting to promote what they fear will become a dying art.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/27 18:48:40

Rare Hitler painting donated to Dutch wartime institute

The Dutch national institute for wartime documentation said on Saturday it has been given a rare watercolor painting by Adolf Hitler, believed to be the only one in existence in The Netherlands.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/27 18:48:40

Palace Museum in Beijing delves into the history of China’s famous ‘Older Brother’ porcelain wares

The Palace Museum in Beijing has opened its doors to a new exhibition that will enable visitors to explore the history and mystery surrounding one of China’s most famous types of porcelain wares: Ge ware.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:43:40

Putting Mumbai’s Art Deco on the map

The seafront is lined with brightly colored buildings boasting curved corners, stylish balconies and exotic motifs but this isn't Miami's famous Art Deco district - it's Mumbai.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/26 18:03:39

Christie's autumn auctions held in Hong Kong

People look at the artworks during a Christie's autumn auctions preview in Hong Kong, south China, Nov. 23, 2017. The Christie's autumn auctions are scheduled from Nov. 24, to Nov. 29.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 14:22:44

Workshop of Ru porcelain manufacturer in China's Henan

Staff work at a workshop of a Ru porcelain manufacturer in Baofeng County, central China's Henan Province, Nov. 22, 2017. Ru porcelain was named after one of five famous kilns producing the most beautiful and distinctive porcelains in Song Dynasty (960-1279).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 9:03:22

Models of architectural works showcased in Miniaturk park in Turkey

Miniaturk is a miniature park containing more than 100 models of architectural works from in and around Turkey, as well as interpretaions of historic structures.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 9:00:29

HUE Mural Festival celebrated in Houston, US

Artist Shelbi Nicole works on her mural during the third Annual HUE Mural Festival in Houston, the United States, Nov. 22, 2017. This year's festival invited more than 30 artists from around the world to paint murals in Houston's EaDo district.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 8:52:26

Art Basel Hong Kong organizers announce gallery list for its sixth edition in 2018

The sixth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, one of Asia's biggest annual art events, will kick off in March, 2018 and will be attended by 248 galleries from 32 countries and regions worldwide, its organizers announced at a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 16:58:40

Family of tragic artist Claudel sell last of her work

An “unprecedented” trove of sculptures by the brilliant but tragic French artist Camille Claudel are to go under the hammer in Paris next week.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/23 14:18:39

Suzhou strengthens embroidery industry

A visitor takes photos at an embroidery art museum in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 22, 2017. Suzhou strengthened the development of its embroidery industry in recent years. At present, there are some 400 embroidery workshops and more than 40 related stores in Suzhou.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 10:02:09

Chinese ice sculptures show ushers in holiday season in Texas

They flew thousands of miles around the globe, and the CA&A Harbin Ruijing Carving Team from China did not disappoint as they unveiled their carving majesty at one of Texas' biggest holiday festivals.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:56:20

Lights switched on as pre-show for local media in Dallas, US

The lights of Nativity story of the birth of Jesus switch on as a pre-show for local media at the Fair Park in Dallas, the United States, Nov. 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:30:42

Competition of stone carving skills held in Wuhan, central China

A contestant works on a stone sculpture during a competition of stone carving skills in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 22, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:29:10

Multimedia exhibition "Van Gogh Alive" held in Athens

People visit the multimedia exhibition "Van Gogh Alive" at Megaron Concert Hall in Athens, Greece, on Nov. 21, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:26:41

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show lands in Shanghai

Global lingerie brand Victoria's Secret wrapped up its first Shanghai fashion show on Monday, with a record number of Chinese models hitting the catwalk.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 21:37:25

Today Art Museum’s 2018 Finding Friends project seeks to inspire young artists to think outside the box

The Today Art Museum announced on Sunday that it has begun the application period for its 2018 Finding Friends project, which seeks to encourage artists to make a break from old formats and traditional ways of thinking.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:38:40

Designer Chu Yan talks about moving past ancient Chinese clothing

"True confidence is complete tolerance and acceptance of others while not losing oneself," fashion designer Chu Yan told the Global Times. Recently, she showed off her new 2018 Spring/Summer collection Xunji (Seeking the Traces) in Beijing. While the designer still places an emphasis on ancient Chinese styles, the new collection reveals an obvious bohemian streak while incorporating more modern elements.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:28:39