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Colors of creation

2017-10-04 07:57:51

Mention traditional Chinese painting and many people will think of the ink-wash type, which mainly uses ink and water to depict objects of different shades, from black to gray and white.

Scripting a new record

2016-05-10 07:32:42

A letter that a famed scholar wrote about 1,000 years ago is expected to yield hundreds of thousands of yuan at an upcoming Beijing auction.

Ink works from Haipai school of painting on display

2016-04-28 14:40:17

A selection of the Shanghai Yuyuan Garden's collection of Chinese ink paintings is now on show at Beijing's Yiheyuan Summer Palace.

Spring plowing revealed in Mogao Grottoes

2016-03-19 08:54:21

A set of murals, including a mural featuring busy people conducting spring plowing during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) at Mogao Grottoes.

Dunhuang grotto paintings feature festival

2016-03-10 16:10:18

Dunhuang Research Academy has released a series of photos of grotto paintings that depict the celebration of the Longtaitou Festival.

Lantern Festival in the Chinese paintings

2016-02-22 07:00:00

During the Lantern Festival, ancient Chinese people go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns. Nowadays the festival lanterns are not as popular as they once were in ancient times, but Chinese painters preserve these traditions in their paintings.

Monkey portraits by Chinese ink painting masters

2016-01-14 09:09:24

Adopting few colors, mainly black, yellow, and a little red, monkeys painted in a calligraphic way are no less vivid than primates brushed with thick oils.

Painting a feeling of forcefulness:Wei Feng's birds and flowers

2015-12-28 14:05:00

The exhibition of Wei Feng's Chinese freehand brush paintings was held in Beijing on Dec 26.

Female teacher's pen drawings reproduce old Jinan

2015-12-16 16:01:54

Zhou Yingfeng is an art teacher at Shandong Experimental High School. Her painting portfolio, which is named "Old Jinan Style" and consists of 120 pen drawings, was highly enjoyed by those who have seen it.

Tweaking traditional art

2015-12-08 08:02:04

Contemporary artist Lyu Shengzhong shows how an ancient Chinese craft can be reinterpreted in modern times. Lin Qi reports.

Chinese contemporary oil paintings exhibition held in Suzhou

2015-12-08 10:00:53

The 2015 Exhibition of China Contemporary Oil Paintings opens at the Ming Gallery of Art in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province, Dec 5, 2015.

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