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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.

Sexual misconduct scandals throw Hollywood into turmoil

Projects are shelved, film releases cancelled, sets shuttered, studios threatened, the Oscars rattled - this is the chaos confronting Hollywood following sex scandals that have brought down power players like Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Brett Ratner.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/8 17:18:40

Photo exhibition on culture, scenery of China's Gansu held in Taipei

Visitors view pictures at a photo exhibition on the culture and scenery of northwest China's Gansu Province in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, Nov. 7, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 8:26:50

Dragon dance performed in E China to celebrate Beginning of Winter

Children from local kindergarten and members of a local dragon dance team perform to celebrate the Beginning of Winter at an activity center in Qingcaowu Village of Changxing County, east China's Zhejiang Province, Nov. 7, 2017. The activity center aiming to enrich villagers' cultural life was officially put into use on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 8:25:50

Mulao ethnic group celebrates Yifan festival in China's Guangxi

Actors perform a dance during the Yifan festival in Luocheng, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 7, 2017. Local villagers of Mulao ethnic group gathered here to celebrate the festival of "Yifan," meaning thankfulness and good harvest in the language of Mulao ethnic group.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 8:12:34

Exhibits from Russia mark centenary of October Revolution

The National Museum of China and the State Historical Museum of Russia jointly opened an exhibition in Beijing Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of Russia's October Revolution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 21:07:14

An introduction to the Forbidden City’s Jianfu Palace Garden

Located in the northwest corner of the Forbidden City, the Jianfu Palace Garden is some 4,074 square meters in size. It was first built during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) in 1740, during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor. Due to its location, it was also called the West Garden.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:48:39

Red Brick Art Museum presents ‘An American Perspective’ through the works of Andres Serrano

US artist Andres Serrano gives visitors insight into his perspective on art through his first solo show in Beijing's Red Brick Museum. Curated by Yan Shijie with assistance from Sun Wenjie, the ongoing exhibition Andres Serrano: An American Perspective features most of the artist's major works made over the years, including his recent Made in China series.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:28:39

‘Mediocrity of evil’

Two books about the Nazis took France's biggest literary prizes on Monday, with Eric Vuillard's story of how German industry and finance backed Adolf Hitler winning the top Prix Goncourt.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:23:39

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, first museum of its kind

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, presents around 600 pieces in a modern, light-filled structure in harmony with its desert-island setting.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:23:39

As Cuba-US ties harden, orchestra keeps building bridges

Question marks again cloud US-Cuban relations, but one element of engagement is moving ahead - a joint youth orchestra, which aims to build both musical and personal connections.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:03:39

Things you may not know about Start of Winter

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Winter, (Chinese: 立冬), the 19th solar term of the year, begins this year on Nov 7 and ends on Nov. 21.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/11/7 11:14:17

SW China town welcomes American girl as cultural 'mayor'

Jong May wearing a traditional Miao costume, welcomes visitors at the Wanda tourist resort in Danzhai county, Southwest China's Guizhou Province. Jong May was selected as cultural ambassador at the tourist resort under a promotion program starting in late June this year that invites people from across the world to serve on rotation basis.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/11/7 10:59:58

Scenery of Riwoqe Monastery in Riwoqe, China's Tibet

Lamas are seen at Riwoqe Monastery in Riwoqe County of Qamdo, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 5, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 10:25:33