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National Art Musuem of China exhibiting works from Qi Baishi and other reknowned Chinese artists

More than 200 artworks by some of China's most influential artists including Qi Baihi (1864-1957) - painter of Twelve Landscape Screens - went on display at Beijing's National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 17:03:40

Streaming giant iQiyi announces new online education project

Chinese streaming platform iQiyi is looking forward to working with more educational institutions and renowned teachers over the next few years to explore the potential of online education, Geng Danhao, a senior vice president at iQiyi, announced at an education forum in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 18:28:40

Fashionistas mourn Colette closing

They may not yet be weeping in the streets, but for French fashionistas, the closure on Wednesday of Colette, the concept store which has become a Paris style institution, ranks nothing short of a national tragedy.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/20 18:28:39

Solana lights up Beijing with annual festival

A giant colorful net sculpture more than 30 meters long and 14 meters in wide is currently hanging above one of Beijing's busiest bazaars, the Solana shopping mall. Catching the eye of passersby, the net is just one of the many attractive light installations that make up Solana's annual light festival, a collaboration between the shopping mall and the Yang Art Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 18:28:39

Chen Yifei painting sets new auction record with $22 million sale

Oil painting Warm Spring in the Jade Pavilion by Chinese classic-style painter Chen Yifei (1946-2005) sold for 145 million yuan ($22 million) at a China Guardian auction in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 17:18:39

2017 China East Lake Youth Sculptor Invitation Exhibition held in Wuhan

Photo taken on Dec. 19, 2017 shows a sculpture at the 2017 China East Lake Youth Sculptor Invitation Exhibition in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. The exhibition displayed 60 artworks created by young sculptors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/20 15:10:38

French artist pays tribute to Chinese characters with exhibition at Yishu 8

Fascinated with Chinese characters, French artist Timothée Dufresne decided to express his feelings for them with an exhibition at Beijing's Yishu 8. The Le rire des oiseaux, or Laughter of a Bird exhibition, captures his experiences creating art in Beijing over the past three months.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/19 18:38:39

Huge showcase of Brazilian and Chinese artwork comes to Beijing Minsheng Art Museum

Probably the largest showcase of contemporary Brazilian and Chinese art ever held in China, the Troposphere exhibition at the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum is a collision of thought between artists from both countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/19 18:33:39

Poly Auction sets new record for sale of Qi Baishi painting

The Poly Auction held its autumn auction in Beijing on Sunday night, with total sales reaching 3.17 billion yuan ($479 million), according to a Sunday report from
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/18 19:23:39

Qi Baishi painting collection sells for 140 mln USD

A collection of 12 landscape painting by famed Chinese artist Qi Baishi (1864-1957) fetched a record 931.5 million yuan (140 million US dollars) Sunday night at China's Poly art house auction in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 14:39:07

China Tibetan Culture Picture Exhibition kicks off in Myanmar

The 2017 China Tibetan Culture Picture Exhibition kicked off in Myanmar's Shwedagon Pagoda on Sunday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 8:34:15

Chinese opera with echoes of 'Romeo and Juliet' enthralls audiences at Tunisia theater festival

A classic love story written during China's fabled Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and often likened to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet regaled the audience in Tunis, capital of Tunisia, on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/17 17:48:39

Tang tri-color glaze pottery exhibition kicks off in Poland

The exhibition Tri-color Glaze Pottery of the Tang Dynasty in Luoyang, China kicked off in Lublin, eastern Poland on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/17 17:43:39

British Museum reopens China gallery

The British Museum has one of the largest collections of Chinese historical artifacts in the Western world. But how those items are presented can have a huge impact on visitors' understanding of the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/17 16:23:39

British Museum's China and South Asia Gallery reopens after renovation

The British Museum's China and South Asia Gallery fully reopens to public Thursday after renovation and refurbishment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:55:10

Search starts for world building of 2018, six China projects in running

Six projects from China are in the running for one of the world's most prestigious architecture awards, given by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:47:18

An interview with 'The Nanjing Massacre' painter Li Zijian

Twenty-six years after it was first revealed to the public, Chinese artist Li Zijian's three-meter-tall oil painting The Nanjing Massacre still has the ability to shake viewers with its tragic and bleak depiction of the horrors of war.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:53:40

Sculptor captures the horrors of war in tributes to victims of Japanese aggression

Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, an episode of brutal violence during which invading Japanese troops killed more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, over a period of six weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:53:39