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Louvre Abu Dhabi opens to public with plenty of arts masterpieces

Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, opened to public in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 8:34:34

Russia’s State Historical Museum brings 1917 October Revolution treasures to Beijing

A century ago on November 7, 1917, the October Revolution successfully established the world's first Marxist socialist country, sending ripples round the world and bringing Marxist-Leninist theory to China. A hundred years later, the legacy of the revolution was commemorated in Beijing on Tuesday as the National Museum of China (NMC) kicked of its newest exhibition: Memorializing the 100th Anniversary of the October Revolution: Exhibition of Relics about the October Revolution from Russia's State Historical Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 17:23:40

Sexual misconduct scandals throw Hollywood into turmoil

Projects are shelved, film releases cancelled, sets shuttered, studios threatened, the Oscars rattled - this is the chaos confronting Hollywood following sex scandals that have brought down power players like Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Brett Ratner.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/8 17:18:40

Exhibits from Russia mark centenary of October Revolution

The National Museum of China and the State Historical Museum of Russia jointly opened an exhibition in Beijing Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of Russia's October Revolution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 21:07:14

An introduction to the Forbidden City’s Jianfu Palace Garden

Located in the northwest corner of the Forbidden City, the Jianfu Palace Garden is some 4,074 square meters in size. It was first built during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) in 1740, during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor. Due to its location, it was also called the West Garden.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:48:39

Red Brick Art Museum presents ‘An American Perspective’ through the works of Andres Serrano

US artist Andres Serrano gives visitors insight into his perspective on art through his first solo show in Beijing's Red Brick Museum. Curated by Yan Shijie with assistance from Sun Wenjie, the ongoing exhibition Andres Serrano: An American Perspective features most of the artist's major works made over the years, including his recent Made in China series.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:28:39

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, first museum of its kind

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, presents around 600 pieces in a modern, light-filled structure in harmony with its desert-island setting.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:23:39

The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art

The Nazis stole thousands of artworks from Jewish families during World War II and the restitution of these pieces has been a slow process involving legal battles, complex searches and some stunning finds.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/6 18:53:39

Egypt recovers 354 antiques seized in United Arab Emirates

Egypt has recovered 354 archaeological objects that were seized by authorities in the United Arab Emirates, the antiquities ministry in Cairo said.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/6 18:48:40

Beijing Minsheng Art Museum showcases work of artist Guan Yong

Young Chinese artist Guan Yong is showcasing his latest works of the last five years at the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum as part of the museum's Young Artist series.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 18:43:39

Highlights of wedding expo in Budapest, Hungary

Models present wedding dresses and suits during a wedding expo in Budapest, Hungary, on Nov. 4, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 9:55:48

Dual exhibitions lift veil on Nazi-era art hoard

Hundreds of artworks from a spectacular collection hoarded by the son of a Nazi-era dealer will be shown for the first time since World War II in parallel exhibitions in Switzerland and Germany starting Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/2 16:33:39

Outrage after Kyrgyzstan reburies its only ancient mummy

Scientists have called for Kyrgyzstan's only mummy to be immediately dug back up after the 1,500-year-old relic was taken from a museum and hastily reburied on the eve of a presidential election in a decision celebrated by self-professed psychics.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/1 17:43:39

New exhibition at the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum looks at the evolution of Chinese artist Fang Lijun's art career

Fang Lijun is a name that can't be ignored when discussing China's contemporary art history.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 17:38:39

China’s famed Terracotta Warriors to awe museum-goers in Virginia, Ohio

China's famed Terracotta Warriors will go on display in a rare exhibition to be hosted by two US museums.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/1 17:33:40

Hastings Pier scoops UK’s top architecture prize – 2017 Stirling Prize

A pier rebuilt after a devastating fire in a town famed for one of England's most famous battles won the most coveted prize in British architecture Tuesday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/1 17:18:39

Chinese painter Cai Guo-Qiang exhibits his gunpowder drawings in Madrid

Chinese contemporary painter Cai Guo-Qiang has brought his drawings featured with the use of gunpowder to an exhibition at the Museo del Prado in Madrid, the capital of Spain.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/1 7:37:38

More than 7,000 women denounce sexual harassment in art world

Cindy Sherman, Laurie Anderson and Jenny Holzer joined more than 7,000 women, including some of the biggest names in art, to denounce sexual harassment by people who hold positions of power in their milieu.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/31 17:48:40