Folk Art

Greek PM calls for reunification of Parthenon Sculptures

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Monday for all the Parthenon's sculptures to be brought back together, as ten marble fragments of sculptures from the 2,500-year-old temple on Acropolis hill were transferred from the National Archaeological Museum of Greece to the Acropolis Museum.

Female artist’s exhibition delivers elegance, tranquility

Artist Wen Wei is noted for her works of classical Chinese mountain-and-water paintings done in xieyi style, ink figure paintings of court ladies and calligraphies in kuangcao (wild cursive) script, which vividly show her gift and hard work over the years.

Ink master Qi Baishi's first NFT piece to be auctioned

One of Chinese ink painting master Qi Baishi's artwork has been digitalized and turned into an NFT (non-fungible tokens) art piece. It will be auctioned at a hotel in Shanghai on December 31.

National Art Museum showcases works ranging from drawing to calligraphy

The National Art Museum of China offers a diverse program for the upcoming New Year holiday, with works shown at eight ongoing exhibitions varying from drawings, sketches, oil paintings, Chinese paintings and calligraphy to lacquer paintings.

Olympic themed cultural festival to greet Beijing

The 22nd "Meet in Beijing" International Arts Festival will greet arts lovers in the capital from Jan 6 to Feb 18, with an Olympic theme this year as the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games approach.

Diplomats and guests get Peking Opera experience

Thirty diplomats from various countries, including Azerbaijan, Brazil, Pakistan, Spain and Indonesia, along with their spouses, were invited to experience Peking Opera at Tianleyuan Theater in Beijing on Monday.

Archaeology wins a wider audience

The discovery of thousands of cultural relics at the Sanxingdui site in Guanghan, Sichuan province, was probably this year's biggest archaeological surprise in China.

Oil works present a thorough study of nature

Wind Sweeps over the Earth, an exhibition held at the National Art Museum of China until Jan 3, shows more than 100 oil paintings by Wang Jianguo, a painter in Changchun, Jilin province, created over the last two years.

Threading her way through life

When Japanese artist Shiota Chiharu presented her first retrospective exhibition The Soul Trembles at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo in 2019, eager enthusiasts formed long lines on the street as they waited patiently to get in.


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.