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Robin Bell projects 'cathartic' messages onto Trump hotel

Robin Bell, multimedia artist and Donald Trump foe, regularly projects messages onto the facade of Trump International Hotel in Washington to "visually" denounce the American president's policies.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 18:33:39

Rare Picasso painting in Hong Kong ahead of historic auction

A rare Picasso painting on auction for the first time made its debut in Hong Kong at the start of a global tour on Tuesday and is expected to fetch $50 million, auction house Sotheby's said.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/31 19:13:39

Three traditional art exhibitions celebrate lunar new year

Three exhibitions - flowers, landscapes and the acclaimed 20th century master Xu Beihong - opened together last week at the National Art Museum of China in celebration of the coming Chinese New Year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:38:40

Bulgarian city celebrates Chinese New Year

Veliko Turnovo, an ancient Bulgarian city with a history of over 6,000 years and the country's capital in the Middle Ages, on Sunday evening officially celebrated the traditional Chinese lunar new year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 18:18:39

Belt and Road 'Win-Win Cooperation' printmaking exhibition showcased at Beijing's Today Art Museum

The Today Art Museum's Win-Win Cooperation-Invitational Exhibition on International Printmaking is bringing works related to the Road and Belt initiative to Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 18:33:39

Chinese artists celebrate upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Cyprus

Chinese artists perform during the "Happy Chinese New Year" event to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Limassol, Cyprus, on Jan. 24, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 10:39:50

Rare Munch picture revealed

Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum unveiled a rare new purchase on Tuesday, painted by Vincent's contemporary Edvard Munch, the only portrait by the Norwegian artist on display in The Netherlands.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/24 17:23:39

Chinese National Arts & Crafts Group holds annual Creative Spirit Awards in Beijing

The China National Arts & Crafts Group Corporation (CNACGC)held a ceremony for its second CNACGC Creative Spirit Awards on Monday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 17:18:39

Exhibition of Tibetan thangka paintings from Qinghai Province held at National Art Museum of China

With spring right around the corner, many young travelers have already started planning hiking or cycling trips through the Tibet Autonomous Region and other regions where Tibetans reside so they may enjoy the unique art and culture of this ethnic minority group.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 17:18:39

Exhibition supporting young artists and designers held in Beijing

The annual Supporting Cultural Talents Art Exhibition kicked off at the Central Academy of Cultural Administration in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 17:08:40

Wintersweet and plum blossom expo held in Yanling, China's Henan

Visitors view bonsais during a wintersweet and plum blossom expo in Yanling County, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 22, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 8:46:34

Jewelry maker in Hangzhou, China's Zhejiang

Qian Zhongshu designs jewelry at his studio in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 22, 2018. Qian was born in 1983 in Hangzhou. As an enthusiast of traditional Chinese culture, the graduate of China Academy of Art resigned from office and opened his own jewelry studio about nine years ago. So far, his group has had nearly 20 members. They can make more than 300 pieces of jewelry every year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 8:41:26

36th Fajdr International Theater Festival held in Tehran, Iran

Actors perform during the 36th Fajdr International Theater Festival in Tehran, Iran, on Jan. 21, 2018. The Fajdr International Theater Festival lasts from Jan. 18 to Jan. 29.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/22 10:07:44

'Upside down' artist Georg Baselitz celebrated in retrospective

Georg Baselitz, a provocative German artist who inspired a generation with challenging depictions of the Nazi era and the post-war division of Germany, is being honored by a retrospective to mark his 80th birthday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/1/21 17:38:40

Traditional clay sculpture sees a revival in China

For nearly 50 years, Zhao Yuming has been immersed in his own world of clay figurines. At age 62, Zhao is the only remaining clay sculpture master craftsman in Laoting County, Hebei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:58:03

Today Art Museum explores the creative process of eight contemporary artists

The Today Art Museum's latest exhibition zooms in on eight Chinese artists and their different approaches to contemporary art.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 17:23:39

People walk through rotunda of Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, Germany

People walk through the rotunda of the Schirn Kunsthalle under the large-scale installation [DIS]CONNECT by Philipp Hurhofer in Frankfurt, Germany, Jan. 17, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 11:53:44

A glance at life in ancient Egypt at Henan Museum

Visitors look at cultural relics in the exhibition 'Egypt - House of Eternity' at Henan Museum in Zhengzhou City, the capital of Central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Displayed in the exhibition are 235 relics collected by a museum in Torino, Italy, including mummies, statues, small pyramids and examples of daily necessities in ancient Egypt.
Source: | 2018/1/18 11:52:26