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Young Chinese artists shine at National Art Museum of China exhibition

A group of outstanding young Chinese artists have been offered a platform to showcase their artworks at the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) in Beijing. Young Artists Nomination Exhibition, which kicked off on Saturday, sees over 100 artworks from 77 artists to include ink and oil paintings, woodblock prints and sculptures.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/6 17:08:39

Amateur director Lu Qingyi's award-winning documentary film debut 'Four Springs' to hit Chinese cinemas nationwide on Friday

A story about amateur director Lu Qingyi's parents and named after the four springs from 2013 to 2016, documentary Four Springs won best documentary at the FIRST International Film Festival in July of 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 21:48:39

Walt Disney Studios hauls in $7.32 billion at the global box office in 2018

Disney posted its second best year at the box office ever, raking in $7.325 billion worldwide for everything from Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War to hit animated sequel Incredibles 2 and the latest Star Wars film.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/3 21:43:39

Florence museum demands Germany return artwork stolen by Nazi regime

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence on Tuesday appealed to Berlin for help in retrieving a stolen 18th century Dutch painting from a German family.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/2 16:53:40

'Beautiful Saihanba' exhibition kicks off at National Museum of China

After four inspirational trips to the Saihanba forest in 2018, more than 40 Chinese artists are showing the work they created at a new exhibition at the National Museum of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/1 16:38:39

New documentary explores foreigners seeking a better life in Chinese cities

"Sir, more pepper please," American Jonathan says in Chinese flavored by a strong Chengdu accent as he recalls one of the first phrases he learned upon first arriving in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, 20 years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 18:58:39

Ministry of Culture and Tourism to continue experimental tourism development projects

China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism plans to continue producing more quality tourism performances, said Ming Wenjun, deputy director-general of the ministry's Art Department, on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 16:53:39

Italian toy story: retired mechanic carves old favourites

With his portly frame, bushy white beard and twinkling eyes, Italian toymaker and puppeteer Mario Collino could be a stand-in for Father Christmas.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/26 17:53:39

Art competition promotes natural scenery and cultural heritage of Feng county, Shaanxi Province

An essay, calligraphy and photography competition held by China Art Newspaper and the local government of Feng county in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province came to an end on Tuesday. A total of 87 works won awards.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 10:18:39

Genting Resort Secret Garden hosts jewelry exhibition for young promising designers

Source, a new jewelry design exhibition, kicked off on Monday at the Genting Resort Secret Garden in Chongli county, Hebei Province, where the 2022 Winter Olympic Games will take place.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 17:13:33

Today Art Museum hosts artist Wang Xinfu's 'The Mortal World' solo exhibition

Under Chinese artist Wang Xinfu's hand, the art form of painting has been reborn.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 16:53:40

Streaming platform iQiyi announces focus on online game adaptations

Chinese streaming platform iQiyi held a forum on online games with its video game partners in Shanghai on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 16:43:39

Syrians find escape from stressful war by practising tai chi

For a handful of Syrians, tai chi, an internal Chinese martial art, has become a way of escaping the daily stress caused by the country's more than seven-year war.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/23 16:23:44

Palace Museum to hold grand exhibition for Chinese New Year

The Palace Museum will hold a special exhibition starting Jan. 6, 2019 to celebrate the 2019 Chinese New Year, according to a press release Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/22 8:39:46

Long despised, tattoos slowly gaining acceptance

Once widespread in rural Tunisia, tattoos have long been considered vulgar and associated with convicts or the uneducated.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/20 18:18:40

Chinese art decorates Greek port

Chinese artist Xu Hongfei, president of the Guangzhou Sculpture Academy, "introduced" 15 of his sculptures of female figures to the port city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, as part of a global tour of his exhibition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/20 17:08:42

Online classes next big trend on Chinese streaming platforms

Paid knowledge content, both in terms of professional generated content and user generated content, has become a new successful trend on Chinese streaming sites, according to experts at a forum hosted by streaming platform iQiyi in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 17:08:41

'New Ink Art in China' showcases development of ink wash art during past 40 years

The New Ink Art in China exhibition kicked off at Beijing's Minsheng Art Museum on Tuesday. The exhibition of 200 works from 182 Chinese artists is a systematic look back at the development of the traditional Chinese art form of ink wash paintings over the past 40 years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 17:08:41