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A glance at life in ancient Egypt at Henan Museum

Visitors look at cultural relics in the exhibition 'Egypt - House of Eternity' at Henan Museum in Zhengzhou City, the capital of Central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Displayed in the exhibition are 235 relics collected by a museum in Torino, Italy, including mummies, statues, small pyramids and examples of daily necessities in ancient Egypt.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2018/1/18 11:52:26

Chinese artist opens personal exhibition in Russia

The personal exhibition of Chinese artist Wang Hongjun opened in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 11:24:05

80-year-old craftswoman renowned for making herbal sachets

Wang Xiuying displays a herbal sachet at a workshop in the wetland park of Pan'anhu lake, in Xuzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Wang, an 80-year-old craftswoman is renowned for making herbal sachets. Combining tradition with bold innovation, many of her works were granted with prizes and gained widespread reputation for her. Her hand-made works were labeled as masterpieces of Xuzhou scented sachets, a national intangible cultural heritage. Under the guidance of Wang, hundreds of local women started to make sachets to increase their income.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 8:30:06

'Forgotten' art

Art lovers are in for a treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than a century.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/17 17:58:39

Third Spring for Chinese Art Festival to bring traditional and modern performances to Beijing's Tianqiao Performing Arts Center starting in April

Children's musicals, folk concerts, modern dance and experimental Chinese Opera… the Third Spring for Chinese Arts Festival will offer more than you can imagine this spring, the event's organizer, the Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing, announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 17:13:40

New Tibetan opera blends tradition with a modern storyline

Tibetan opera director Sonam Chodron has kept expanding the repertoire of her troupe, from adapting the Italian opera Turandot to designing modern operas that chronicle the changes of time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/15 18:03:40

Beijing's National Museum of China showcases more than 100 works from famed Chinese artist Zhang Daqian

An art exhibition featuring the work of well-known Chinese artist Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) kicked off on Tuesday at Gallery N11 in the National Museum of China (NMC), the museum announced in a Sina Weibo post on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 17:58:40

Chinese New Year celebration held in Kuwait creates bridges between countries

"I love Chinese food and I would like to go back to China again," said Kuwaiti television director Ahmad Alhomoud on Saturday at a Chinese New Year's celebration held in Kuwait.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/15 17:48:39

Chinese-Italian cooperation boon for mural restoration

If you could travel through time, which period would you want to visit the most? "If it were possible, I would like to travel back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907), " said Li Yang, an archaeology major studying in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/14 16:53:39

China's centuries-old ivory carving nears its end

For Weng Yaoxiang, the "ivory ball" he is working on is definitely not his most complex piece, but may be the most memorable.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 8:15:04

Creating poetry through artwork

Artist Zhou Yansheng has been pursuing a beautiful and splendid state of mind, which is different from the ancient artists. What Zhou pursues belongs to the modern era and has modern esthetic sense and significant features of the time. As a result, his works do not appear artificial, but natural, real and filled with personal emotions, which is in line with the spirit of ancient artists to “learn from nature.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 16:28:39

Classic Pingju shows staged in N China's Hebei

Actresses of a Pingju opera theatre prepare to perform in Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province, Jan. 9, 2018. Students of a Pingju opera troupe staged a series of classic Pingju shows in Shijiazhuang on Tuesday to unfold the charm of the intangible cultural heritage to the public.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 8:42:30

Paris Pompidou Centre seals Shanghai art gallery deal

The Pompidou Centre in Paris, which houses the world's second biggest collection of modern art, has sealed a deal to open a franchise gallery in Shanghai, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/10 16:43:39

Jilin Normal University launches first official paper art institute in the Chinese mainland

The China Paper Art Institute under Jilin Normal University, the country's first official institution aimed at promoting the traditional art form, was launched at a ceremony in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 16:38:39

Chinese Acrobatic Troupe perform at Int'l Circus Festival in Budapest

Chinese Acrobatic Troupe perform on the first day of the International Circus Festival in Budapest, Hungary on Jan. 9, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 13:56:13

Dior Paris exhibition breaks record

More than 700,000 people flocked to a record-breaking Paris exhibition dedicated to the Christian Dior French fashion house, its organizers said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/9 17:33:39

Worker shows bottled wooden miniature ship at workshop in Indonesia

A worker holds a bottled wooden miniature ship for home decorations and accessories at his workshop in Mojokerto, Indonesia. Jan. 8, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 8:22:10

Greece to seek repatriation of looted antiquities seized from billionaire collector's NYC home

Greek authorities were awaiting on Sunday for a formal briefing from US authorities to launch the procedures for the repatriation of Greek antiquities seized from a billionaire's home and office in New York, Greece's Culture Ministry said in a press statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 18:08:39