Art and Culture


Peking Opera a renewed attraction for young learners

PEKING Opera remains an attraction not only for traditional culture enthusiasts but also for preschool children and young learners who consider it a fashionable art form that stands out from other activities ...

December 17, 2022, Saturday


Waiting no longer: ‘Avatar’ fans snap up tickets as sequel hits Chinese cinemas

THE release of James Cameron’s sci-fi epic “Avatar: The Way of Water” ahead of the holiday season is expected to give a strong boost to China’s box office, with fans already clamoring to buy tickets. The ...

December 17, 2022, Saturday


Nanjing display makes brave attempt to question humanity in pandemic times

With the aim of joining the ranks of the country’s top private art museums, the newly opened Deji Art Museum in Nanjing surprised many not only with its size and downtown location, but also with its high-quality ...

July 30, 2022, Saturday


Algerian artist’s ‘Imperial Message’ probes wounds of present

ARTIST Adel Abdessemed probes the wounds of our present. His exhibition, “An Imperial Message,” features around 40 artworks, among which more than 10 are newly created. They vary from drawing, video, ...

July 30, 2022, Saturday


Collage art is part of the bigger picture

IT is rare to see “collage” as the theme of an exhibition. But David Hockney, one of the most influential artists in the world, once said “collage of Cubism is an important invention of the 20th century ...

July 23, 2022, Saturday


Seed on the ground sprouts creative concepts

THE fusion of design and art is a new trend in Shanghai. The exhibition “Seed on the Ground” has opened at Dest Gallery, a design gallery in a newly renovated historical building on Shaanxi Road N. It ...

July 23, 2022, Saturday


Botanical artist captures the richness of nature in painstaking detail

BOTANICAL illustrator Zeng Xiaolian has devoted six decades of his life to painting biodiversity, capturing the richness and beauty of nature. One of China’s best-known illustrator, Zeng has worked on ...

July 23, 2022, Saturday


Western masters arrive in city

To make up for the past three months of silence in the local art scene, two heavyweight exhibitions — “Masters of Western Art: The Collection of the Rockefeller Art Foundation” and “Giorgio Morandi” — ...

July 16, 2022, Saturday


The world of Nara in Shanghai

A single, ominous child with a large head and tapered feet floating in an empty atmosphere is Yoshitomo Nara’s signature image. It is immensely popular in the art world and has won him a legion of young ...

July 9, 2022, Saturday


The ‘Garden of Illusion’ is a nod to Taoist philosophy

Liu Xiangcheng, a Chinese architect, says that an ideal garden represents an idyllic way of life, a free spirit, and the idea that people should be a natural part of nature. Liu and his colleagues created ...

July 9, 2022, Saturday




 

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