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'Bridging Asia-Europe' showcases art from China, Austria and Hungary

The second part of the Asian-European art exhibition Bridging Asia-Europe is currently showcasing artworks from Chinese artist Wang Yuping, Hungarian artist Laszlo Feher and Muntean & Rosenblum from Austria and Israeli at the Parkview Museum in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 18:03:39

Festival of Lights celebrated in Berlin

Visitors take photos in front of the illuminated Berlin Cathedral during the Festival of Lights in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Oct. 6, 2017. Berlin turned into a city of light art with the opening of its Festival of Lights on Friday which will last from Oct. 6 to 15.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:57:19

Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 is awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world", the Swedish Academy announced in Stockholm on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/5 19:27:00

Art Your Life festival shines during Beijing Design Week

As part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week, the second Art Your Life festival, organized by Art Intervention, is being held in Baigou, Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 18:48:39

Beijing's Korean Cultural Center holds 'Contemporary Craft in Korea' exhibition

An exhibition showing handicrafts from South Korean artists, Contemporary Craft in Korea, has kicked off at the Korean Cultural Center in Beijing, according to a statement from the center.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 18:43:40

Modern Eastern and Western art up for sale at Poly Auction HK

Marking its fifth anniversary this year, the four-day Poly Auction Autumn Auction is scheduled to kick off in Hong Kong on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 18:38:39

UK's Ferens Art Gallery hosts exhibition featuring art from final four short-listed artists for this year's Turner Prize

The work of four artists bidding to win one of Britain's most prestigious awards, the Turner Prize, went on show Tuesday in Hull.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 17:13:39

Star Design Park joins Beijing Design Week

An important part of the ongoing Beijing Design Week, the Co-creation Summit Forum kicked off at the Star Design Park in Baigou, Hebei Province, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/26 17:38:39

Censorship not behind delay of Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's 'Youth'

On Sunday, the team behind well-known Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's latest film, Youth, announced on Sina Weibo that the film would not be released on September 29 as was originally scheduled.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/26 14:35:03

Urban renewal program seeks community input

A new project to improve the urban area near Baitasi, or White Pagoda Temple, through public participation is being showcased during the ongoing Beijing Design Week, which started Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/25 18:38:39

Shanghai International Arts Festival to kick off on October 20

The annual Shanghai International Arts Festival is set to kick off in Shanghai with an opening performance by the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra and Shanghai Opera House on October 20.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 17:58:39

Actors perform Zhuang opera in Nanning, S China's Guangxi

Actresses perform a Zhuang opera in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 22, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/24 7:10:34

Zhoushan Int'l Sand Sculpture Festival held in E China's Zhejiang

Sand sculptures are seen during the Zhoushan International Sand Sculpture Festival in Zhujiajian resort of Zhoushan city, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 21, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 10:00:12

Palace Museum's royal opera theater opens for first time in more than a century

A centuries-old Chinese royal opera theater at Beijing's Palace Museum was opened Tuesday night for the first time in over a century.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 17:33:40

Chinese research institute launches digital tours in English of ancient Buddhist art at Dunhuang

The Dunhuang Academy launched an English website on Wednesday that allows netizens and researchers worldwide to take virtual tours of the Cave Temples of Dunhuang in Northeast China's Gansu Province, a series of hundreds of grottoes containing a multitude of Buddhist statuary and frescoes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 17:33:39

Village replicates Van Gogh's Sunflowers on side of hill

Sunflowers have been arranged in the form of Vincent Van Gogh's famous painting Sunflowers in a village in Qinhuangdao City, North China's Hebei Province. As a centerpiece of the second Hebei Tourism Festival, the artificial landscape covers 2.67 hectares on a hill slope and uses six types of flowers of various colors to attract tourists.
Source: | 2017/9/21 14:42:14

Indian artist paints idol for upcoming Durga Puja festival

An Indian artist paints Durga idol at a makeshift pandal for the upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal on September 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 13:58:16

Forgotten capital, Luoyang, aims to revive past glory

Before the middle of the 10th century, the city of Luoyang was already a bustling metropolis - for half of its then 3,000-year-old history it had been the capital of some 13 dynasties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 16:43:39