Saturday, July 2, 2022

Artists polish reputation of China’s iconic precious stone

A Chinese saying goes, “If jade is not polished, it cannot become something useful,” which implies that if a person does not study, he...

Oksana Domnitskaya-Brik. Craftsmanship. Inspiration. Implementation

Oksana Domnitskaya-Brik is a purposeful artist with a colorful imagination and a rich inner world. At the very first acquaintance with the works of...

Innovative artists making art from trash

An exhibition showing how our daily trash can be transformed into art is being held at National Wetland Museum of China through this weekend. The...

Original face of Belgium’s ‘Mystic Lamb’ unveiled

A painstaking restoration of the “Mystic Lamb,” a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece by the Van Eyck brothers, was unveiled on Tuesday, revealing a “much more...

Art Collector Jerry Yang on How Chinese Calligraphy Can Help Tie Together a World...

The Yahoo! co-founder on how to appreciate Chinese calligraphy and why Silicon Valley isn't known as a collecting capital—yet. As a student at Stanford University...

The art of doing art for top hotels

Clad in a well-tailored black suit, Michelle Chen is happy to be called “Madam Hotel Art.” A law major, Chen first worked in government departments before...

Bamboo’s not just for pandas

Bamboo is not just food for China’s national treasure, the giant panda, but also a symbol of virtue. According to Bai Juyi, a renowned...

In love with an ancient art

Taohuawu (literally “peach blossom dock”) in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, is a leading producer of nianhua, or New Year’s pictures, a colored woodblock print. Thriving in...

Photo Art by Contemporary Chinese Artists Will Be Presented in San Francisco

A host of photographic works by contemporary Chinese artists are on display at Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason, San Francisco. The event, which features dozens...

If You’re Collecting Rocks, Might as Well Find Ones That Look Like Meat

Chinese collectors love them, and regions are competing over who has the best; ‘just like pieces of pork freshly plucked from a pot’. Some Chinese...

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