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Artist uses ashes of the dead to create artwork commemorating Wenchuan earthquake victims

A white flower sculpture created by Chinese artist Shu Yong using the ashes earthquake victims was donated to the Wenchuan Earthquake Yinxiu Museum on Wednesday as part of commemorative activities remembering those that died during the May 12 Wenchuan earthquake 10 years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 12:43:40

'Hamilton' musical creator to premiere Chicago exhibition

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will bring a new exhibition to Chicago dedicated to the US founding father after which the wildly popular musical was named.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/9 17:48:40

New York auction sets new records for Monet, Matisse

The sale of the art collection amassed by the late banker David Rockefeller kicked off on Tuesday, setting new auction records for French artists Claude Monet and Henri Matisse, Christie's said.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/9 17:23:40

China commemorates 200th birthday of Karl Marx

When talking about the most influential figures in human history, Karl Marx is a name that definitely belongs on the list as his theories about society, economics and politics had a huge impact on the modern world. Although his works have been both lauded and criticized, there is no arguing that the world would be a very different place without his contributions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 17:13:39

China to promote its creative cultural products overseas

China will launch a series of exhibitions that will tour around the world to cities such as Seoul, Sydney, Paris, Berlin and Tel Aviv to promote the country's creative cultural products, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday at a press conference.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 16:33:39

China's first ever ink art expo to be held in Hangzhou

The Art West Lake: International Ink Wash Fair, China's first ever ink art expo, will be held May 24-28 in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, the event's academic director Wang Chunchen said a press release on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 17:18:39

NY auction houses get set for an 'extraordinary season'

Six months after selling a Leonardo da Vinci for half a billion dollars, New York art auction season is back, gearing up to break new records with a magnificent Rockefeller collection and a Modigliani.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/6 17:08:39

White Rock Busker Festival in Canada

A street performer interacts with an audience during the White Rock Busker Festival in White Rock, Canada, May 5, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 11:42:23

China's national museum opens Karl Marx exhibition

The National Museum of China on Saturday opened an exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/5 18:05:52

No Nobel Prize in Literature this year: Swedish Academy

The Swedish Academy announced Friday that it would not hand out the Nobel Prize in Literature this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 16:31:43

Art Beijing forum delves into relationship between man and nature

Art Intervention, an organization that aims to incorporate art into people's daily lives, hosted three forums that saw artists and critics discuss human beings relationship with nature during the annual Art Beijing festival that ended on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 17:43:40

Chinese film icon Wang Danfeng dies at 94

Wang Danfeng, one of the most influential movie stars in the past 40 years in China, passed away this morning at the age of 94.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 23:31:13

13th Art Beijing comes to an end on Wednesday

The 13th Art Beijing, one of the largest in the event's history, wrapped up its five-section art sale at Beijing's National Agricultural Exhibition Center on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 16:38:40

French museum's collection mostly fake, but is it the only one?

Over decades, the small museum of Elne in southern France built up a collection of works by local painter Etienne Terrus, mostly oil and watercolors of the region's distinctive landscapes and buildings.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/1 17:03:39

Beijing Performance & Arts Group kicks off performance season

For the past few years, it has been a tradition for the Beijing Performance & Arts Group's nine performance troupes to hold a performance season during May and June.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 16:38:39

Ancient artifacts come alive with technology

Xu Shaoqing stood in front of a large screen, and a picture of a golden earring the size of a basketball appeared.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:29:56

Exhibition launched to commemorate China, UK cities under WWII attack

A joint exhibition by Oxford University and a Chinese library was launched Monday to commemorate two cities that underwent bombing attack during the Second World War.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:22:10

Chinese remake of Japanese TV drama 'Tokyo Women's Campaign' debuts to poor reviews

Women in Beijing, a remake of the popular 2017 Japanese TV series Tokyo Women's Campaign, has sparked wide discussion on Chinese social media platforms since its premiere on Chinese streaming platform Youku in mid-April.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/30 11:07:35