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Nostalgic miniature artists recreate old streets

At seven o'clock in the morning, housewives rushed to a shared kitchen through the open corridors in the center of "H" shaped blocks of buildings, gossiping while preparing breakfast, with the sound of fire alarms triggered by old-fashioned kerosene stoves ringing in the background. This is one of Tony Lai's most precious childhood memories from the 1960s when he lived with his family in a seven-story building in Shau Kei Wan, the oldest public housing estate in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/28 17:53:39

Art exhibition inspired by Martin Heidegger debuts at First Jinan International Biennale

An art exhibition focusing on young curators was launched at an emerging international Biennale in Jinan, East China's Shandong Province, on December 13 to explore various forms of artistic expression within a multicultural context.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/27 17:53:40

Well-preserved snack stall, thermopolium, unearthed in Pompeii

A 2,000-year-old fast-food stall unearthed from volcanic ash in Pompeii has given researchers new clues about the snacking habits of the ancient Romans.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/27 17:48:39

Salon shares about international style of Tongzhou district, China's capital city's sub-center

Chinese scholars, internet celebrities and businessmen gathered together for an international salon on Friday in Beijing's Tongzhou district, the capital city's sub-center to discuss its international styles.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/27 17:43:39

New exhibition to shine at Ocean Flower Island Museum in Hainan

An exhibition will bring more than 140 artworks from 80 international artists to the island province of Hainan in 2021, the exhibition's curators announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 18:08:40

Double-edged sword: Chinese vloggers introduce abandoned ancient tombs to public, but risk damaging these valuable cultural relics

Armed with his cell phone and a searchlight, a man walks along a dark paved path leading to a tomb. This is not a scene from a TV drama or a film, but the content of a short video that has been viewed millions of times. This video and others like it have sparked major concern in China about the threat people looking to go viral pose to the country's cultural relics.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 15:23:39

Chinese artist combines art, the Great Wall and augmented reality

A Chinese artist is experimenting with releasing his newest artworks by using the latest augmented reality (AR) technology at the Great Wall of China. Gao Xiaowu, a young artist well-known for his creative installations, is using AR to realize his art approach through his new Shared Environment series.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 14:03:39

New exhibition focuses on creative visualization of art documents and research

An exhibition held in Beijing consisting of seven independent sections arranged by seven curators and researchers from the academic team at the Taikang Space gallery kicked off in Beijing on December 10.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 10:53:39

Photo exhibition at Muyun Space highlights artistic renovation of rural village

A number of photos from the Muyun Space gallery's Light Searching project are transporting visitors to a small village in Northwest China's Gansu Province, where the project has brought hope and art to left-behind elderly and children residents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 19:18:39

Cultural festival to return as usual in 2021

The 21st Meet in Beijing international arts festival will return to the capital with a series of performances and art exhibitions from January 7 to February 4, 2021, the festival's organizers announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 19:13:40

Art Beijing expo uplifts people's spirit with 'Discovery' exhibition

Art Beijing, one of China's prominent art expos, is hosting an exhibition to mark the year 2020, the festival's 15th anniversary. The occasion was originally scheduled to be celebrated with a grand expo in May and October, but Art Beijing had to scale back these ambitious plans due to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/20 16:58:40

Graffiti explodes across pandemic-era New York

Graffiti - part of New York's history for over 50 years - is flourishing during the coronavirus pandemic, a sign of decadence for some, but vitality for others.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/20 16:58:39

'Moving Utopia' reveals Chinese artists' attitude toward beauty

A new exhibition at the Art Factory in Beijing's 798 Art Zone presents dialogues between contemporary and traditional art, the East and West as well as art and technology through a number of artworks from different generations of artists.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/20 16:53:39

Guangzhou hosts sculpture and public art forum

The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in South China's Guangdong Province hosted a five-day-long academic week which included a series of forums, lectures and exhibitions for researchers and artists.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/20 16:43:39

'Immortal Heritage' exhibition highlights connection between Chinese and French art

A new exhibition featuring a collection of artists from France's Académie des Beaux-Arts is highlighting French art at the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC).
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/16 18:08:42

Machu Picchu closes again over local train dispute

The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of Peru's tourist sites, closed its doors Monday for an indefinite period for security reasons amid protests by locals over train services, officials said.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/15 18:43:41

Curtain closes on college student esports festival

The first Beijing International College Student Esports Festival came to an end on Saturday with an awards ceremony held in the capital.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/14 19:38:40

NAMOC exhibition showcases artwork of Chinese artist Song Yuelin

A number of watercolor and ink paintings from Chinese artist Song Yuelin are on display at the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) as part of an exhibition reviewing the artist's East-meets-West art career.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/13 18:13:43