- Chen Yifei's Painting Sold for 4.4m Yuan
Two masterpieces of Chen Yifei, China's prominent artist-entrepreneur who passed away a month ago, fetched stunning prices in an auction that ended on Sunday.
- Olympic Photo Exhibition to Open in Beijing
Entitled "From Athens to Beijing", a photo themed around the Olympics is being held in Beijing by the news agency, Agence France Press.
- Masters' Works Under the Hammer
Classic works by Chinese painting masters, including Wu Guanzhong, Lin Fengmian and Wu Changshuo, will go under the hammer at the Rongbao Auction House's 2005 Spring sale this Sunday.
- The Son Establishes His Own Footing
Artist and photographer, Li Xiaoke grew up looking up to his father as a role model. But growing in the shadow of a man such as Li Keran, a great modern master of traditional Chinese landscape ink and wash painting, brought its own peculiar pain.
- Yellow Earth Plateau Going Under Hammer
A masterpiece by Wu Guanzhong will be one of several on sale at the upcoming spring auctions of Rongbao Auction House in Beijing on May 15. The piece is estimated at 15-25 million yuan (US$1.8-3.0 million).
- Art District 798 to Embrace Int'l Festival
Art dealers, architects and designers who helped create the freewheeling Dashanzi Art District, where artists can meet the masses, are planning to stage a festival to celebrate Beijing's emergence as a global cultural center.
- Painter Captures Life in Water Towns
During his nearly half a century of practicing, Cen drew a curving line to show straightness, used salt to color a glimpse of light and even changed a moldy piece of paper into a picture of town on a rainy day.
- Paintings of Comfort Women Exhibited in Beijing
At an exhibition of modern Chinese traditional painting in Beijing, artist Wang Yingchun explores the issue of the so-called "Comfort Women".
- More Cliff Paintings Found in NW China
Seventy-two cliff paintings were recently discovered at Helan Mountain in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region during a general survey on cliff paintings in the region. The paintings, in 28 groups, is the largest group of cliff paintings discovered in the past three years.
- Zhuo Min's Rock Color Painting
A lover of both painting and calligraphy since his childhood, Zhuo Min likes such profound topics as human nature, history, and society. His paintings always give the audiences a strong spiritual touch.
- Five Years of Chinese Art, One Timeless Exhibition
A week ago, the climatic exhibition of awarded works for the 10th National Arts Contest drew its curtains in Beijing. The exhibition had drawn great attention from the public not only because of the disputed sculpture of the "Kneeling Chinese," and not just because of the visit paid by famous Nobel Prize winner and newly wed Yang Chen Ning, who was accompanied by his young wife.
- Works by Huang Yongyu Feature at HK Museum of Art
About 80 recent works by internationally acclaimed master HuangYongyu will be displayed at the Hong Kong Museum of Art from Dec. 24, 2004 to March 28, 2005.
- Buyers Grab up Shanghai Style Art
An auction held yesterday at the Hilton Shanghai proves that local buyers are still interested in "new Shanghai style" traditional ink-wash paintings.
- Miniature Painting Take 11 Years to Finish
Two cousins in Guangzhou have spent 11 years making a copy of a famous Chinese painting on a roll of paper only one millimeter wide.
- Young Artist Paints His Olympian Dream
Though only 15 years old, Wang Yi'nan has already gained a rich Olympic experience that his contemporaries in the country can hardly match.
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