Chinese Art

Masterpiece theater: Chinese make-up artist brings paintings to life

CHONGQING, China: Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Cristiano Ronaldo are just a few of the famous faces that Chinese make-up artist He Yuhong can …

Art

Chariot Yoke Ornament in the Shape of a Doe | North China | The Met

Washington, DC. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Early Chinese and Nomadic Bronzes," November 19, 1995–December 15, 1996.<p>New …

Art

Living through the Cultural Revolution: Chinese artist Teng Wenjin recalls sculpting in secret | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>Learning to paint</b> I was born in Longquan village, near Yantai, in Shandong province. It was 1937 and the Japanese had already occupied the peninsula. …

China

Lion's Roar

We take a closer look at the art featured in the Fall 2018 issue of <i>Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.</i><p>On this issue’s cover, the wrathful …

Art

Brand Hong Kong x Monocle

<b>Location: Welcome</b>Hong Kong is fertile ground for international arrivals from all industries.<p><b>Location: World service</b>A strategic location and ties with …

Hong Kong

New Guantang Art Zone set to open in Beijing

A new art zone set in a Beijing suburb will open its doors to the public on Sept 15, with a large-scale opening show of music and dance performances …

Art

China-Japan exhibition showcases over 100 artifacts from 18th century Tokyo and Beijing

An 18th century Japanese painting depicting geishas Photo: Huang Tingting/GT<p>A silk kimono worn for playing female characters during Kabuki …

Japan

CHRISTIANITY CRACKDOWN: China Removes Religious Symbols, Replaces with COMMUNIST PAINTINGS

Just Now<p>CHRISTIANITY CRACKDOWN: China Removes Religious Symbols, Replaces with COMMUNIST PAINTINGS<p>China’s communist government is cracking down on …

Sean Hannity

The Art of Rewriting History

In recent days, the image above has been shared across social media in China, and it has caused considerable speculation and confusion. Is the man …

China

In pics: World Robot Conference 2018 in Beijing - Xinhua

China

Chinese museum restores Japanese paintings - Xinhua

CHANGCHUN, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- A museum in Changchun, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province, is restoring Japanese paintings collected from …

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Feng Shui Tips For Every Room In Your House

Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese art and science of living in harmony with nature, dates back to 618-907 AD, yet it remains applicable to this day. For …

Home Decorating

A Taiwan Installation Will Broadcast Sound Art to China on Monumental Loudspeakers Once Used for Anti-Communist Propaganda

Art World<p>The supersized loudspeakers were built to broadcast propaganda to the mainland during the Cold War.<p>,<p>Taiwan’s Kinmen Island and China are …

China

The destruction of Ai WeiWei’s Beijing studio sends a powerful message about China’s future

Internationally acclaimed Chinese artist and activist Ai Wei Wei knows that nothing lasts. His installation “Forever,” for example, composed of more than 1,200 bikes, is a commentary on China’s changing economy. Once the Forever brand bike was a symbol of luxury; car culture has since replaced the …

Ai Weiwei

Marina Abramović Created a Poster for an Italian Sailing Event. Now, the Far-Right Wants to Censor It

Politics<p>Local far-right politicians are calling the poster "political propaganda."<p>,<p>Is a Marina Abramović poster created for Italy’s Barcolana sailing …

Kultur

Political cartoonist ‘Ah Chung’ Yim Yee-king dies at 85

Yim Yee-king, a Hong Kong cartoonist famous for his works that centered on political satire, has died at the age of 85.<p>According to a post on the …

Hong Kong

Chinese art performance amazes Tunisian audiences

Chinese artists perform in Carthage Amphitheater in Tunis, capital of Tunisia, on Aug. 11, 2018. Built in the 2nd century and with a capacity of …

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A New ‘Trade-War Tax’ on Chinese Art Has US Dealers Up in Arms

Art and Law<p>The new tariff would add a 25 percent cost to Chinese art coming into the US.<p>,<p>“Stupid,” counterproductive,” “senseless,” and “detrimental.”<p>…

Museums

US tariffs on Chinese art could backfire

Visitors look at an old sculpture at the National Museum of China in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: VCG<p>Proposed US tariffs on imported Chinese art, …

China

Chinese artist Xu Bing’s Beijing retrospective reveals his attitudes to China and Western art, but don’t call him a pessimist | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Voices lower as viewers behold Xu Bing’s <i>Book from the Sky</i> (1988). Famous works of art are often greeted with a hushed reverence, but in this case, …

Culture

Yunnan folk art exhibition held at Yuyuan Garden in east China's Shanghai - Xinhua

Amazing scenery of China's Xinjiang attracts millions of tourists<p>Beauty contest held during torch festival of Yi ethnic group in SW China's …

China

Feature: Shanghai's exhibition in Alexandria inspires Egyptian understanding about Chinese culture

Visitors take selfies in the Exhibition of Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Bibliotheca Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt, on Aug. 8, 2018. …

News (China)

A journalist just caught China in the act of revising its history

In Chinese history, the late politician Deng Xiaoping is widely recognized as the “father” of the reforms that opened up the country’s economy starting in the late 1970s, eventually turning China into an economic powerhouse. His political life was marked by reversals of fortune. Now, his memory is …

China

700-Year-Old Octagon-Shaped Tomb Found in China

YANGQUANY, CHINA—A 700-year-old octagonal tomb with a pyramid-shaped roof has been discovered in North China, according to a <i>Live Science</i> report, and …

Archaeology

Five things to do around Boston, Aug. 13-19

Empresses of China’s Forbidden City, Old School Game Night, India Day Festival, and more.

Boston

Chinese Hui Muslims resist order to demolish new mosque

<i></i>Hundreds of Muslims in north-western China are engaged in a standoff with authorities to prevent their mosque from being demolished. Officials said …

China

Clad in warped mirrors, AMO's “True Me” exhibition in Beijing reflects on selfie culture

The new AMO-designed “True Me” exhibition dives into contemporary selfie culture with a vibrant, funhouse-like setup. Currently at Beijing's 798 Art …

Art

Morning Links: Tino Sehgal Edition

Image from <i>The Unilever Series</i> by Tino Sehgal at Tate Modern.<p>VIA FLICKR/LIZ PYCOCK<p><b>Friday Reads</b><p>A conversation with Aaron Ott, the first-ever curator of …

Art

How—and Why—the Artist Chen Dongfan Transformed Chinatown’s Doyers Street Into a Flowery, Friendly Dragon

Art World<p>The piece of literal street art, which fills a historic corridor in New York's Chinatown, has become a popular attraction.<p>,<p>Chen Dongfan, a …

Art

Paddy field paintings in Ningxia draw tourists - Xinhua

YINCHUAN, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A paddy field in Helan County in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is unique in its purposes. It was not …

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