Youngsters unwilling to learn ancient skills needed to produce the traditional pens used in calligraphy.
What did Wu Zetian, China's only female monarch, look like in real life? Let's explore the possibilities.
The pictures convey people's jubilation and expectations of the coming new year.
Just as the name implies, Chinese Peasant paintings are created by Chinese farmers or peasant artists.
Generations of Chinese artists exerted their utmost efforts to transform art from ancient Chinese civilizations into modern works.
The folding fan is also known as the "head-gathering" style of fan because its ends meet together when folded.
Dongba painting is the oldest and most representative religious painting of the ancient Naxi people.
China has a long history of using women as objects d'art since the Warring States and Western Han Dynasty.
Imperial painting academies were first established in the Five Dynasties. They were under the direct administration of the imperial government
Ancient Chinese paintings can be traced back to as early as 5,000 to 6,000 years ago, when people began to use minerals to draw simple pictures.
Xu Wei (1521-1593) is also known as Xu Wenchang and, over the last hundreds of years, he has been quite a legend among ordinary Chinese people.
According to historical records, some 150 painters, about one-fifth of all the Ming Dynasty painters, were in Suzhou, and they formed an influential school of painting.