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Art Beijing showcases contemporary and classic art from around the world

The annual Art Beijing, one of China's best-known art expos, opened to the public on Sunday, with 160 international galleries, art centers and institutions showcasing the best in contemporary and classic art.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 17:13:40

Chinese photographer ranks at top of World Press Photo Contest

Photography is probably one of the best mediums to capture small slices of life. To commemorate the best of photography, each year the World Press Photo Foundation, an independent non-profit organization based in Amsterdam, holds its World Press Photo Contest. This year, a Chinese photographer grabbed attention with a photo of a simple life scene taken in North China's Shanxi Province, which was awarded third prize in the contest's People category.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 17:08:39

Young artist Ouyang Sulong winner of the Yishu 8 China Finalists Award

Young Chinese artist Ouyang Sulong was unveiled as one of the latest winners of the Yishu 8 China Finalists Award on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 17:03:39

Chinese Poetry Festival adds to appeal of NYC's foodie paradise

Downtown Flushing, Queens, is home to the second largest Chinatown in New York City, and often dubbed as heaven for regional Chinese specialties including Henanese pot stickers, fiery Sichuan chicken, Xinjiang lamb kebabs and fresh tofu.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/23 6:19:57

Bundesbank's gold goes on show in new exhibition

All that glitters is definitely gold in a new exhibition at Germany's central bank that lifts the veil on the nation's massive reserves of the precious metal, partly to reassure sceptics that the prized ingots are really there.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/22 19:03:39

Stone-broke farmers make rock-picking art form

Stone and sand that have survived thousands of years of wind and rain in northwest China is now showing a new value: materials for collage.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:23:24

Tang Dynasty tomb group found in north China

Cultural workers recently discovered an ancient tomb group, dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907), at a river basin in north China's Hebei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/20 17:19:25

Saudi women embrace sports abayas

Colorful and oozing defiance, a sports-friendly version of the abaya gown was once considered a symbol of cultural rebellion in conservative Saudi Arabia, but it is fast becoming the new normal.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/20 5:03:42

Top jewels and relics from the Qatar royal family on display at the Palace Museum in Beijing

The exhibition Treasures from the Al Thani Collection divides the royal Qatar collection into two sections, Gems and Jewels from India at the Merdian Gate Gallery and the Masterpieces from the Royal Collection in the West Wing Gallery of the Palace Museum
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 17:28:41

Top projects for cultural relic protection announced

The list of the top Excellent Chinese Cultural Relic Protection Projects of 2018 was announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 17:18:40

Eminem, Cardi B tap star power at Coachella

Eminem and Cardi B may be at different stages of their careers, but the two rappers have one strategy in common - when playing Coachella, go big.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 18:03:39

Paris Opera dancers complain of bullying and harassment

A survey of ballet dancers at the prestigious Paris Opera has revealed widespread complaints of bullying and sexual harassment, as well as separate management concerns over the leadership of dance director Aurelie Dupont.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 17:23:39

Cannes Critics' Week lineup

Hollywood star Paul Dano's much-anticipated directorial debut, Wildlife, will open Critics' Week at the Cannes film festival next month, the organizers said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 17:18:39

Artist Li Zi to showcase artwork at Expo Beaulieu Lausanne in Switzerland

Chinese artist Li Zi will bring the latest art creations from her Piercing series to the Expo Beaulieu Lausanne in Switzerland from Thursday to Sunday, according to a press release sent to the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:58:39

Festival Croisements returns

The much anticipated annual Sino-French cultural feast, Festival Croisements, is set to kick off on April 24, according to a press conference held by the event's organizers on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:43:40

Copán excavation in Honduras reveals similarities between Chinese and Maya civilizations

Though sitting on separate ends of the ocean, the cultures of ancient China and the Maya civilization might bear more similarities than we originally thought, according to the findings of Chinese archaeologists working at the Maya site of Copán in western Honduras over the past three years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:38:39

Terracotta warrior damaged in US to be repaired

The cultural relics authority of northwest China's Shaanxi Province is formulating a plan to repair a terracotta warrior statue whose thumb was stolen by a member of the public while on display at a Philadelphia museum last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 17:31:39

National Art Museum of China exhibit shows off the best of BRICS

While BRICS has become a familiar concept in China, the alliance of five major emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - is introducing something that is sure to capture the public's interest. On Thursday, the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) hosted a major forum, Uniqueness and Convergence: Forum of BRICS Alliance of Art Museums and Galleries, which brought together the directors of national art museums and galleries from the five countries to discuss the current and future development of BRICS art.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:38:40