Flowers and bird have close relationship with human's daily life. Even since ancient times, they have been the subjects of art.
Chinese Buddhism and the Buddhist art were introduced from the Western Regions such as India and Afghanistan. The origin of the Buddhist painting can retrospect to the period between 6th and 5th century BC.
China Contemporary Ceramics Art Exhibition in Nantong, which will run through January 15, 2014, features 240 works of art from 56 well-known ceramic artists.
Visitors enjoy artist Claude Monet's artwork Wisteria at Taiwan's National Museum of History in Taipei, November 13, 2013.