Folk Art

Prosperity in farmer paintings

A red rooster leaps onto a festive rural opera stage, livestreamers hawk products against a backdrop of lucid waters and lush mountains, and a galloping high-speed train slices through a field of waving rice like butter. Such vivid imagery was created by one of China's most special groups—farmers.

Exhibition of oil paintings by Chinese, Australian artists in Sydney helps promote cultural exchange

A duo exhibition featuring oil paintings by Chinese and Australian artists kicked off in Australia's Sydney Friday evening to promote cultural exchanges between the two countries.

Injury inspires artisan to be a cut above the rest

A small accident led to profound changes in the life of Yang Li, who is from the Miao ethnic group.In 2011, Yang, from Tongren city in Guizhou province, created leaf-vein embroidery three months after a leaf cut her hand.

Maison Kitsune opens boutique store in Chengdu

The multifaceted Paris-meets-Tokyo brand Maison Kitsune's first boutique store in Southwest China opened on Oct 21 in Chengdu city, Sichuan province, bringing a new experience for the fashion senses.

Chinese company invents one of world's largest LED cinema screens

Shenzhen Timewaying Ltd, a leading technology manufacturer specializing in LED and 3D solutions, and Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the global leader in digital cinema software and services, has launched the new, DCI-certified 20-meter 4K HeyLED cinema screen, becoming one of the world's largest digital LED cinema screens on the market.

Waning biodiversity may have role in dinosaur extinction

The extinction of the dinosaurs could be attributed in part to a reduction in biological diversity, instead of being caused purely by major natural disasters, according to recent research.

Outdoor sculpture exhibition draws crowds to Sydney's eastern coast

With over 100 sculptures by Australian and international artists, the free-to-public outdoor exhibition dubbed "Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi" is drawing visitors to the iconic Bondi Beach in Sydney's east, which will run until Nov. 7.

Appreciating Chinese language in art

Co-produced by Center for Language Education and Cooperation and Central Academy of Fine Arts, the video series The Imagination of Art (Chinese Language + Arts) was unveiled on October 24, 2022, in a bid to inspire the peoples of various countries to learn Chinese through an approach integrating language learning and the education of art. 

Microsoft co-founder’s art legacies to be auctioned in New York in November

Late Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen once said, "When you look at a painting, you are looking into a different country, into someone else's imagination — how they saw it."

Artist shapes a bit of Chinese culture

Over the past three years, Kang Jian has created more than 400 dough sculptures and become a city-level inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage in Mohe, Heilongjiang province.


Starry nights on stage

From popular children's choir to Peking Opera, cultural carnival promises a surge of nostalgia as the People's Republic of China celebrates its anniversary.

Upcoming documentary show presents a rich 'Bouquet' of Chinese civilization

Within just five minutes, the extent and scope of Chinese culture is given a vivid presentation in China Bouquet, a bilingual documentary which will be for viewing on several online platforms.

Tasty tradition is sweet success for culture

Seen from afar, they are decorative polychromatic flowers, placed front and center at dining tables to feast the eyes.

High tech and art merge in Nanjing exhibition

The ongoing exhibition In the Line of Flight, for Possible Worlds at Deji Art Museum in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, has attracted lots of visitors by offering them a cool experience by mixing art and technology.

​Exhibition reviews development of ancient Chinese paintings

Editor's note: A collection of more than 1,700 copies of Chinese paintings and related calligraphy works from the Han Dynasty (202 B.C.- A.D. 220) to the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912) are currently on display at the National Museum of China in Beijing.