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UCCA exhibition holds largest showcase of Pablo Picasso's early works in China


Around the world, Pablo Picasso is considered a genius of the art world. However, how he achieved such a status is not widely known, especially in China, where there are ...

Italian writer Massimiliano Virgilio releases three books in Chinese

Chinese versions of three of Italian writer Massimiliano Virgilio's bestselling books have hit China for the very first time. The works L' Americano, Piu Male Che Altro and Arredo Casa E PoI M' Impicco take the writer's hometown in Naples as their theme.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 17:03:40

China-New Zealand art exchange exhibition kicks off

A China-New Zealand art exchange exhibition featuring China's unique art kicked off at the Parliament Building in New Zealand on Wednesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/13 16:43:40

Printmaking exhibition by elementary students kicks off at Luoyang Art Gallery

A printmaking exhibition kicked off Wednesday at the Luoyang Art Gallery in Central China's Henan Province. The exhibited artworks were made by students from a local elementary school.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 16:43:20

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan awarded Oxford honorary fellowship

Chinese writer and Nobel laureate Mo Yan was awarded Wednesday the Honorary Fellowship by Regent's Park College, University of Oxford, in recognition of his contribution to Chinese and world literature.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/13 9:25:16

Chinese fans celebrate the sixth anniversary of the rise of global K-pop sensation BTS

There has never been a K-pop group that has aroused worldwide sensation like the seven-member boy band BTS. Debuting in June 2013 under a relative small banner of Big Hit Entertainment, it celebrates its sixth anniversary on June 13.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 19:18:40

Beijing Municipal Archives showcases 70 years of change in the capital

While we may not have time machines to take us back to see what Beijing's hutongs(alleys) looked like 70 years ago, the Beijing Municipal Archives offers the next best thing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 19:08:40

Artists rethink how to package Chinese elements for foreign markets

When he began producing the first season of The Outcast in 2015, Wang Xin never expected the animation works he directed to become so popular with overseas audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 18:33:39

What the hack!

Alternative rock legends Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album OK Computer after getting hacked by someone seeking a ransom of $150,000 for the music.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/12 17:58:40

CASS Chinese history institute launches five research centers

The Chinese history research institute under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) on Tuesday launched five research centers committed to planning for and promoting Chinese history research.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/12 17:43:41

Digitalized traditional painting masterpiece to be exhibited in Hong Kong

Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival, a renowned Chinese painting dating back to the 11th century, will be exhibited in Hong Kong and decoded in an "unprecedented way" with the help of digital technology, co-organizers of the exhibition announced on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/12 17:43:40

Aliens to storm Chinese cinemas in 'Men in Black: International'

It has been seven years since Men in Black III hit theaters. This Friday the franchise continues with two new agents and a brand new director.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 18:53:40

Traditional Cantonese Opera gets contentious in 'Trump on Show'

Trump on Show, a Cantonese Opera with a modern twist, has sparked criticism on social media for combining the traditional Chinese art form with political satire.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 18:48:41

A new Chinese star shines bright in Hollywood culinary scene

Bistro Na's in Los Angeles made headlines this week with the announcement that it had been awarded a coveted Michelin Star by the famed Michelin Restaurant Guide.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/11 18:48:40