Chinese Art

A Woman Gracefully Demonstrates the Traditional Chinese Art of Making Paper by Hand

Vlogger Li Ziqi very gracefully demonstrated the traditional Chinese art of making paper from scratch. Throughout, Li showed each deliberate step …

Culture

Ink art museum opens in Shanghai suburb

Shanghai's museums boom continued late last year with the new Baolong Art Museum in the Qibao area of the city's Minhang suburb. The 23,000 sq m …

Art

Artist Creates Rice Paper Sculptures Covered in Traditional Chinese Paintings

Beijing-based artist Peng Wei merges traditional Chinese-style paintings with rice paper sculptures. Just like a sophisticated version of papier-mâché, Wei casts her rice paper paintings around objects such as shoes, boats, and mannequin parts, including the bust and legs. While her paintings are …

China

Pick of Six Beijing Art Exhibitions: January 2017

<b>A look at what's happening at Beijing's art galleries in January:</b><p>Chen Chieh-jen, ‘A Field of Non-field’<p><i>Through Feb 4; Long March Space</i><p>Cao Yu, ‘I Have …

Art

Pace reveals details of its new Hong Kong space

Pace Gallery announced that its second Hong Kong gallery at H Queen's will open on 26 March with an exhibition of works by the Japanese artist …

Art

Chinese Art Workshops

Description<p>Fo Guang Yuan Melbourne Art Gallery presents 'Spiritual Affinity in Chinese Art: An Exhibition of Fan Painting and Calligraphy by Yiwen …

Art

The Classic Shanghai Divas and the Unintended Exoticism of the Taiwanese Bootleg

None<p>None<p>None<p>None<p>It was inevitable, in a monthly <i>PopMatters</i> column called Vinyl Archeology, that the author would reference his own book: <i>Paul's</i> …

China

Chinese Artists On View at Galerie SOON For the Bern Gallery Weekend

January 8, 2018<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>While the paintings of <b>Liu Yujie</b> diffuse a …

China

Xi Schools New Senior Officials ; Financial Regulators Ruin Bankers' Weekend; New Push To Make Cities Safer; A Panopticon Needs "Sharp Eyes"

Good morning from DC, where our freeze is finally ending.<p>The big news in the China Western media world is the resignation of <b>BBC China editor Carrie</b> …

China

‘The Biggest Taboo’: An Interview with Qiu Zhijie

One of China’s most influential artists is forty-eight-year-old Qiu Zhijie. A native of southern China’s Fujian province, Qiu studied art in the …

Books

Hearing impaired woman and her paper sculpture workshop

Cai Jianhua makes a paper sculpture at home in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 3, 2018. The 50-year-old Cai is a hearing impaired …

News (China)

How artists from Mexico influenced a closed-off China

A new exhibit that marks the reopening of the USC Pacific Asia Museum offers a rare glimpse into how contemporary art in Mexico crossed the Pacific …

Art

China awards a non-violent activist with what he most wants

The day after Christmas Day, a Chinese court sentenced a man known as the “super vulgar butcher” to eight years in prison for his history of …

China

Breakingviews - Breakingviews predicts a frothy, frustrated year

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - There is plenty of discord and uncertainty as U.S. President Donald Trump’s second year starts. Yet money is cheap, the global economy is motoring, and markets are ebullient. That combustible mixture could be called “froth and frustration.” How this ironic social …

Economy

Ice sculpture competition kicks off in Jilin - Chinadaily.com.cn

News (China)

Pablo Picasso Faces off With George Condo in New Sotheby's Hong Kong Exhibit

On view starting March.<p>Sotheby’s Gallery in Hong Kong is set to launch a new exhibit featuring “psychologically-charged” paintings by iconic artists George Condo and Pablo Picasso. Titled “Face-Off: Picasso/Condo,” the showcase aims to highlight the similarities and differences between the two …

Artists

Snow sculptures display at Jingyuetan scenic spot in NE China

A snow sculpture is seen at Jingyuetan scenic spot in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, Dec. 30, 2017. More than 100 snow sculptures will …

News (China)

xu zhen blends east and west with buddha figure buzzing with greek and roman figures

<b>the inaugural triennial at the national gallery of victoria is causing quite a stir</b> — among 100 artists and designers from 32 countries, …

Art

London-based art fund targets $1bn lending in Asia

Following a trail of Francis Bacon and Gerhard Richter paintings into Asia, a London-based art fund is setting up in the region with plans to deploy …

Artists

The seventh edition of the Bi-City Biennale sets up in Shenzhen to investigate the urban village

‘Shenzhen is the place where lots of people come to reinvent their identity,’ says architect Thomas Tsang about the city which – together with its neighbour Hong Kong – hosts the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, or UABB. Tsang’s own contribution – an immersive installation designed to …

Cities

For China, Christmas is the best time of year to put human-rights activists on trial

Not only is China is not a big fan of Christmas, but the holiday season appears to be the perfect time for authorities to put human-rights activists on trial.<p>Yesterday (Dec. 26), a Chinese court sentenced activist Wu Gan to eight years in prison on charges of subverting state power. Better known by …

China

Why China jails activists at Christmas

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> The trial of Chinese human rights activist Wu Gan, who was sentenced to eight years in prison on Christmas Day, has again shed light on China's practice of sentencing high-profile activists during the holiday period in order to avoid international scrutiny.<p>The week between …

Justice

Tattooed and proud: Chinese women peel away stigmas

1 / 4<p>Body art for women has long been frowned upon in socially conservative China, but tattoo studios are mushrooming throughout cosmopolitan Shanghai<p>…

China

Taiwan artist paints ‘colorful’ Manila and ‘emoticon’ flowers

“Line ” Series<p>Taiwan master Yang Ding-Xian does Chinese calligraphy and paints Chinese genre works but using contemporary mediums. He uses oil and …

Philippines

National Art Musuem of China exhibiting works from Qi Baishi and other reknowned Chinese artists

<i>Evening on the Plateau</i> by Wu Zuoren Photo: Courtesy of National Art Museum of China (NAMOC)<p><i>Man in the Cloud</i> by Fu Baoshi Photo: Courtesy of National …

News (China)

Absolut launches 100 nights project to connect with China’s youth

Absolut will host 100 New Year’s Eve parties in 100 different cities across China, in a bid to connect with China’s young people.<p>Absolut’s 100 nights …

China

Auction sees record prices for two artists

Oil painter Zhou Chunya's <i>China Scenery</i> was sold 44.27 million yuan ($6.71 million) and Liu Wei's <i>Self Portrait</i> went for 24.15 million yuan at a …

News (China)

Qi Baishi paintings set new $141m record for Chinese artist

A 12-panel set of ink-brush paintings by the Chinese ­­­traditional master Qi Baishi sold on Sunday, 17 December, at Poly Auction Beijing for a …

Art

Art And China After 1989, Theatre Of The World At The Guggenheim Museum, New York

“To learn is to know one’s ignorance.” [学然后知不足] Zhongni (familiarly, Confucius)<p>The “market”—it is always the market—has largely blindsided, if not prejudiced, the art consuming public about contemporary Chinese art<i>.</i> It is as demanding, diverse and rich as Western art by any measure, if not more so, …

Art

Chinese Art Gallery Displays 3D-Printed Copies Of Buddhist Statues From UNESCO World Heritage Site

On Saturday, the Yungang Grottoes Art Gallery in the coastal city of Qingdao, East China was opened to the public, exhibiting three Buddhist statues …

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