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Spaces where thought can spring eternal

Cherished areas of creativity may vary in appearance but exhibition shows their common ability to inspire great works.

Cross-Strait calligraphy exhibition opens in Taiwan

A cross-Strait calligraphy exhibition, displaying several copies of ancient stone rubbings and award-winning calligraphic works from both sides of the Strait, opened in Taiwan's Nantou County on Saturday.

Facing up to the past

Exhibition reflects the boom of portraiture during the Ming and Qing dynasties.Qi Baishi, one of the most well-known masters of classic Chinese art in the 20th century, gained popularity for his vivid depictions of comparatively smaller living beings such as shrimps, insects, fish and crabs.

Art enriches life in NW China villages

An artistic atmosphere has swept through Caijiapo Village at the foot of the Qinling Mountains, as citizens of nearby Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, are swarming to attend art activities there.

Teenager shows his rare talent

With 48 impressionism works exhibited in his solo show in Yangon recently, Bhone Myat San, a 13-year-old boy, has stepped into a professional career in Myanmar.

Art collection gives US heartland taste of Chinese culture

Two ladies in their 50s stand contemplating in front of Guanyin of the South China Sea, an ancient Chinese sculpture in Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri.

Charm of calligraphy showcased through rubbings and recreations

The art of making and studying rubbings, which reproduce the epigraphs on archaic bronze plates, primitive stone drums and historic tablets, is an important part of Chinese culture.

Yangpu Grand Theater makes comeback as Theater Young

Theater Young, the revamped version of the renowned Yangpu Grand Theater in Shanghai, will open its doors to the public on September 2.

National Art Museum ignites students’ interest in Silk Road

To nurture children's understanding and cultivate their knowledge of the Silk Road, the National Art Museum of China in Beijing recently invited 50 primary students to a public program specially focusing on the Silk road.

New Beijing museum sets a gold standard for craftsmanship

With millennia's development and a glorious past, Beijing's gold lacquer inlay art has been favored by ancient rulers and become a symbol of craftsmanship, patience and a pursuit of the exquisite.


COMME MOI kicks off Shanghai Fashion Week

Chinese supermodel Lyu Yan's fashion brand COMME MOI kicked off the Spring/Summer 2023 Shanghai Fashion Week in Xintiandi on Thursday.

Exhibition motivates actions to address pressing climate issues

China Climate Action Week Thematic Exhibition, running through Sunday at Inter Art Center and Gallery in Beijing's 798 Art Zone, gathers the works of 15 artists from around the world that respond to the climate crisis. Their creations invite the audience into a discussion reflecting on the ways of coexistence between the humankind and nature, the impacts of human activities on the climate change, and how to participate in and accelerate climate action.

Beijing based sculptor’s exhibition a highlight in Shanghai

Blue in White is the solo exhibition of Beijing-based sculptor Cao Yun at The Place, a commercial complex in Hongqiao area of Shanghai, going on from Sep 2 to Nov 16.

Concert held in Ulan Bator to promote China-Mongolia friendship

A concert was held in Ulan Bator Wednesday to promote cultural ties and friendship between China and Mongolia.

Guangzhou alley adorned with cat murals

Many cute cats, painted on exterior walls along Baimi Alley in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, have drawn photo enthusiasts. They are part of a project in Renmin subdistrict to brighten up old communities.