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Family of tragic artist Claudel sell last of her work


An “unprecedented” trove of sculptures by the brilliant but tragic French artist Camille Claudel are to go under the hammer in Paris next week.

Confucius archives go digital

More than 9,000 volumes from the former residence of Confucius have gone digital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 21:32:44

Today Art Museum’s 2018 Finding Friends project seeks to inspire young artists to think outside the box

The Today Art Museum announced on Sunday that it has begun the application period for its 2018 Finding Friends project, which seeks to encourage artists to make a break from old formats and traditional ways of thinking.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:38:40

Protests delay Bollywood film

Indian filmmakers said they have delayed indefinitely the release of a Bollywood historical epic about a legendary Hindu queen that has been the subject of weeks of violent protests.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/21 18:38:40

Designer Chu Yan talks about moving past ancient Chinese clothing

"True confidence is complete tolerance and acceptance of others while not losing oneself," fashion designer Chu Yan told the Global Times. Recently, she showed off her new 2018 Spring/Summer collection Xunji (Seeking the Traces) in Beijing. While the designer still places an emphasis on ancient Chinese styles, the new collection reveals an obvious bohemian streak while incorporating more modern elements.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:28:39

Havana film festival not to be affected by recent US restrictions

The upcoming Havana International of the New Latin American Cinema 2017 will not be "affected" by the recent US travel and trade measures against Cuba, said the event's director Ivan Giroud on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 13:28:45

Snoopy exhibition held at HK's Times Square

A media staff member takes photos during a preview of a Snoopy exhibition at Times Square in Hong Kong, south China, Nov. 20, 2017. The Snoopy exhibition will be held here from Nov. 21 to Dec. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:38:15

Traditional embroidered handicraft competition held in N China

A woman displays a piece of embroidery during a traditional embroidered handicraft competition in Liping County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Nov. 19, 2017. Over 60 women of the Miao and Dong ethnic group took part in the competition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:13:36

Tibetans celebrate Kongpo New Year

Villagers pray for harvest in the farmland of Puqu Township in Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 19, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:10:20

Chinese fans react to India's Miss World Manushi Chhillar

Manushi Chhillar from India was crowned the new Miss World on Saturday at a pageant event held in Sanya in South China's Hainan Province, allowing India to pull even with Venezuela when it comes to having the highest number of winners in the pageant's history.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:58:39

‘Women of the Sea’ celebrates S.Korea’s female divers

In order to promote South Korean culture in China, the Korean Cultural Center in Beijing kicked off a two-week event on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:13:40

Josh Gad on ‘Frozen,’ Christmas and the wonder of childhood

When Frozen was being planned five years ago, its star Josh Gad was relatively unknown and its writers' grandest ambition was simply to tell a story that "didn't suck."
Source: AFP | 2017/11/20 18:13:39

Tianqiao Performing Arts Center celebrates second anniversary

The Tianqiao Performing Arts Center, which opened in Beijing two years ago, aims to establish itself as a hub for musical performances as well as art education, space exhibitions and public arts events by 2020, said Tianqiao General Manager Zhang Li on Sunday at the center's two-year anniversary celebration.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 17:53:40

Sohu TV places hopes on live-action adaptation of popular Chinese comic book ‘Touch Me’

Chinese streaming platform Sohu TV released a new romance drama series Touch Me, starring Xing Zhaolin, on Monday in the hopes to continue its leading position when it comes to self-produced content.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 17:53:39