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Thang-ga artworks displayed in Beijing

Visitors view a Thang-ga painting created by father Shawu Tsering and son Gendun Dargye at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 9, 2017. "The Face Is the Index of the Mind: Exhibition of Selected Thang-ga Artworks" was held at the National Museum of China on Wednesday. Over 100 works drawn by Thang-ga artists Shawu Tsering and Gendun Dargye were displayed here.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 9:28:34

Exhibition about Emperor Qianlong held in Hangzhou

Photo taken on Aug. 10, 2017 shows an exhibit during an exhibition about Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) at the Zhejiang Museum in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province. Over 200 exhibits were shown in the exhibition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 9:27:01

Kennel museum’s giant collection of canine art moving to New York

Organizers of the American Kennel Club's Museum of the Dog unveiled their new digs Wednesday ahead of the canine art collection's move to the Big Apple in early 2019.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 17:03:39

‘Little Picasso’

A 10-year-old Afghan refugee dubbed "Little Picasso" exhibited his paintings and photographs in Belgrade Wednesday, hoping to raise money for a Serbian child's post-cancer therapy.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 16:53:39

Big names in art world flock to Cuba’s first contemporary art space

For decades, Cubans have been used to hearing the revolutionary slogan "La lucha continua," or "the struggle goes on."
Source: AFP | 2017/8/9 17:03:39

London V&A Museum’s ‘Europhile’ ex-director dies

London's Victoria and Albert Museum on Monday announced its "committed Europhile" former director, Martin Roth, has died months after stepping down.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/8 16:53:40

Beijing Design Week to hold additional events in Hebei Province

The organizers for Beijing Design Week, the annual design festival in Beijing that often falls at the end of September, announced they will host a number of events in the capital's neighboring Hebei Province for the very first time in a press release Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 16:53:39

Nine-year-old Chinese girl earns Golden Buzzer on 'America's Got Talent' show

When 9-year-old Chinese girl Celine Tam first auditioned for America's Got Talent earlier this season she blew the audience away with a powerful rendition of Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On," the theme song of the movie Titanic, moving on to the next round.
Source: People's Daily Online | 2017/8/7 17:43:15

Activities held during art festival in E China's Lishui

Over 30 experience activities and more than 50 cultural and artistic activities are held at the eight-day art festival that kicked off on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 7:29:10

4.4m-long root sculpture priced at $744,000

A root sculpture with a price tag of 5 million yuan ($744,000) is on display at an expo in Changchun City, the capital of Northeast China’s Jilin Province, Aug. 3, 2017. The root sculpture features Buddha figures and is 4.4 meters long, 2.7 meters tall and one meter deep. It’s said to have taken ten people a year to complete the artwork.
Source: | 2017/8/5 8:50:48

Animal-shaped paddy field built in E China's Xixi Wetland

Photo taken on Aug. 3, 2017 shows a colorful paddy field in the shape of animals in Xixi Wetland of Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province. More than 4 hetcares of animal-shaped paddy field has been built in Xixi Wetland since July.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 14:39:49

Cultural tug of war

A tug of war has broken out over an ancient relic from Lebanon that New York's leading art museum suspects may have been stolen during the Lebanese civil war.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 18:18:39

Uyghur man sets out to combat influence of religious extremists by restoring Xinjiang’s past fashions

For some people, the words "Uyghur clothing" usually conjures up images of young women dressed conservatively from head to toe in black. Mewlan Turaq, a 24-year-old Uyghur man from Kashgar in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is looking to change this stereotype and other misconceptions about Uyghur clothing that have arisen due to the influence of religious extremists.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 18:13:39

Video: 100 years of Uyghur fashion

Video: 100 years of Uyghur fashion
Source: | 2017/8/2 17:45:08

Exhibition held to mark 90th birthday of PLA in east China

People visit an exhibition at the art museum of China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 1, 2017. The exhibition is held to mark the 90th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army. It will last until Aug. 21.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 10:19:02

Picasso painting makes rare expedition from Edinburgh home

A masterpiece by Pablo Picasso, one of the most renowned artists of the 20th century, went on display Tuesday at Duff House, a Georgian mansion in Aberdeenshire.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 6:57:21

Tibetan American turns heads of world’s top fashion brands with hand-woven yak hair scarves

Featuring pure colors and no fancy designs, the scarves produced by Dechen Yeshi's factory located on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau may look ordinary, but they have managed to attract the attention of top luxury brands including Louis Vuitton.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:13:39

Artworks by Qi Baishi exhibited in Seoul for 1st time

A visitor watches the artwork of Chinese artist Qi Baishi during an exhibition in Seoul, South Korea, on July 31, 2017. The artworks by Qi Baishi, which are collected by Hunan Provincial Museum, are exhibited in Seoul for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 9:42:10