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Beijing Artists' Home Gallery hosts 'New Time, New Life' quick sketch exhibition

A new exhibition featuring 230 quick sketches chosen from among 1,800 works by artists at home and abroad, New Time, New Life, kicked off on Monday at the Beijing Artists' Home Gallery.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 18:48:41

Shandong's Jinan to host China Intangible Cultural Heritage Expo

Jinan in East China's Shandong Province will host the Fifth China Intangible Cultural Heritage Expo from September 13 to 17, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 18:43:41

Artist Fay Deng showcases latest works in Beijing

After touring several cities in the US, economist and artist Fay Deng's solo exhibition, Fay Boundless, has come to Beijing's TyroTenets Arts Club - the first time the exhibition is being held outside North America.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 17:53:39

Migrants unseen in Israeli photographer's exhibition

Photographer Ron Amir spent years visiting African migrants in the Israeli desert to understand the new world they had created. He came back with a provocative set of pictures - without people in them.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/20 17:43:39

Chinese artist Norbu Sithar reveals the beauty of Tibetan Buddhist thangka

“Thangka is not just a painting, it contains the deep meaning of Tibetan Buddhist theory and Tibetan art,” Norbu Sithar, dean of the Tibet Thangka Painting Academy in Lhasa and a national-level cultural inheritor of traditional Tibetan thangka, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 17:13:40

Brazil's 'queer museum' reopens in Rio after forced closure

Brazil's “queer museum,” forced to close last year after conservatives attacked it for allegedly promoting pedophilia, blasphemy and bestiality, is reopening in the shadow of Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/19 17:03:40

Hairdresser, manicurist remember US singer Aretha Franklin

The hair stylist, who trained in Europe and runs an upmarket salon near Detroit, was heartbroken when the woman she called an "inspiration" died on Thursday, after a long battle with cancer.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/19 16:48:39

Canadian Chinese start events to mark 120th anniversary of Zhou Enlai's birth

Canadian Chinese began a series of events in Richmond Hill, Canada Friday to mark the 120th anniversary of late Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai's birth, with hundreds of people attending the opening ceremony.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 8:34:00

Three excavation sites in Shandong Province reveal ancient society

Recent archaeological excavations in Yuzhuang, Liugouxincun and Houfushan in Ningyang County, East China's Shandong Province, have uncovered numerous historical relics that will allow experts to better study the historical development of society in the region, the Jinan Archaeological Institute announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:43:39

China-Japan exhibition showcases over 100 artifacts from 18th century Tokyo and Beijing

Examining artifacts from 18th century Beijing and Edo - today's Tokyo - side by side in the same venue might help people get to see just how stunningly similar the two cities sitting across the sea from each other used to be.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 17:33:39

Antiquities museum reopens in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

An antiquities museum in Syria's rebel-held province of Idlib said to house one of the world's oldest dictionaries reopened on Monday after five years, an AFP correspondent said.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/14 17:28:39

Guang'an Biennale of Field Work in Sichuan Province to transform rural village field into major open air art exhibition

At the end of the year, a quiet field in the village of Guang'an, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, will be transformed into a venue for a major modern art event: the Guang'an Biennale of Field Work.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 17:43:48

New high-tech exhibition brings avant-garde works from Chinese and overseas artists to Beijing

After donning a special brain-monitoring headset, you will be able to see your real-time brain waves influence the electric sparks produced by a nearby static electricity generator - this is not some sci-fi film or an examination at the hospital, but a digital art installation from Chinese art group Pink Money on display at the Beijing Times Art Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 17:33:39

'Energy' exhibition at the National Art Museum of China showcases 40 years of Shandong art and artists

A new exhibition featuring artworks from various artists from East China's Shandong Province kicked off on Thursday. The Energy exhibition aims to showcase the artistic development achieved by the province over the past 40 years of reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:53:39

Xu Zhimo Garden unveiled at King's College Cambridge

The first Chinese-style garden commemorating a Chinese poet was unveiled at King's College Cambridge on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:43:23

Traditional Tibetan Shoton Festival perfect time to visit Lhasa

As the sixth month of the Tibetan calendar comes to an end, the traditional Shoton Festival kicked off on Saturday in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. The important festival is set to last for a week and is expected to attract more than 100,000 visitors to the city, which has changed into a sea of joy for the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:18:40

Ancient Thangka paintings rejuvenate local economy

Eighteen-year-old Dekyi Drolma has heard of many successful experiences of the alumni of her school -- opening Thangka painting studios, winning notable awards in Thangka painting competitions and holding solo exhibitions -- she wants similar success.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 10:56:46

Chinese artist Shu Yong makes Italy first stop on his 'Global Tour of Golden Bridge on Silk Road' painting exhibition

A new exhibition featuring a number of oil paintings by Chinese artist Shu Yong kicked off on Wednesday at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence, Italy. Titled Global Tour of Golden Bridge on Silk Road, the highlight of the exhibition is a painting of Shu's famous installation work Golden Bridge on the Silk Road.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 16:43:39