Art & Design
- Zhang Jiangzhou's solo show
- The National Art Museum of China is presenting an ink art solo exhibition by Zhang Jiangzhou titled Life Whispers.
- Artist adds splash of color
- Chinese artist Chen Xiao adds color to Beijing's spring by launching his solo exhibition, Colorful World in the Eyes of Sean Chen.
- Decoding Marcel Duchamp
- A scholar specializing in the history of modern and contemporary Western art will decode contemporary art at a lecture on Saturday, inviting the audience to enter the world of Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968).
- Rare glimpse of pioneering art
- Most Chinese are familiar with the lyrics and melody of Bidding Farewell, but few realize the man who wrote the song in 1915 was the same oil painter and arts pioneer who introduced Western painting to China.
- A salute to a legend's long life
- Zao Wou-ki was one of the first Chinese artists to gain global recognition. He passed away on Tuesday at his home in Switzerland aged 92.
- Ladies who paint
- The work of four female artists will be on display in a joint exhibition at Xiangjiang Gallery. The exhibition will feature paintings by Liu Meiling, Fan Peijun, Cao Yilin and Lu Yi.
- Rethinking ink art
- More than 200 ink paintings from 61 Chinese artists are on show at Beijing's Today Art Museum, showcasing the ancient art form in a contemporary context.
- Bacon's portrait of lover to be auctioned
- A 1962 painting by artist Francis Bacon of his lover Peter Lacy is expected to sell for as much as $40 million when it is auctioned in New York next month, Sotheby's said on Monday.
- New auction record set for Kangxi porcelain
- A ruby-ground falangcai bowl made during the reign of Qing Emperor Kangxi (1661-1722) fetched HK$74 million ($9.5 million) at the Sotheby's spring sales auction in Hong Kong on April 8, setting a world auction record for Kangxi porcelain.