Art and Culture


2020’s 50 best-selling artists include 12 Chinese

AS a benchmark for collectors or potential collectors, many eyes are focusing on the results of the SICA-Hurun Global Art List 2021 — a ranking of the top 50 living artists in the world based on sales ...

December 4, 2021, Saturday


Exhibiting the vitality of ink-wash painting

The solo exhibition of artist Liang Ying at Long Museum West Bund might change one’s opinion about Chinese ink-wash paintings. The exhibition features nearly 30 paintings created by Liang, including ...

December 4, 2021, Saturday


Women translators grab Prix Fu Lei honors

In what is being seen as a major boost to women translators in the country, three women took the top honors at the prestigious Prix Fu Lei awards at the Fu Lei Library in Zhoupu Town of Shanghai’s Pudong ...

December 4, 2021, Saturday


Modern renaissance of the Chinese fiddle

WHEN Lu Yiwen studied the two-stringed erhu in her childhood, she had to practice Western violin works like “Zigeunerweisen” or “Carmen.” There just weren’t many traditional compositions available for ...

December 4, 2021, Saturday


Chinese-style democracy: How the world’s most populous nation does it

Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden met up for their first meeting since Biden took office earlier this year. The virtual discussion between the leaders of the world’s two ...

November 27, 2021, Saturday


What the men in our community want you to know about mental health

EMMA Leaning is from Manchester, England, and has lived in China since 2012. She qualified from Bournemouth University before studying at The British College of Journalism. Her monthly column, “Emma Leaning ...

November 27, 2021, Saturday


Country meets clay in unique ceramics exhibition

IT’S not easy for a ceramist to launch a solo exhibition, as it may take years to gather quality works from the kiln. So it is quite surprising to find local artist Chen Liang’s “CHINA MEETS CHINA,” ...

November 27, 2021, Saturday


Conceptual artist who challenges viewers

Frankly speaking, artist Shi Yong’s artwork is very hard to decipher, especially for visitors who know little about his intentions and creative process. Shi’s solo exhibition “Turning Inward, Until Disappearing” ...

November 27, 2021, Saturday


A very British Thanksgiving in Shanghai

THE gift of living in a diverse city like Shanghai is learning what makes us different, from histories and beliefs to traditions and celebrations. Next week is Thanksgiving. As a Brit, the fourth Thursday ...

November 20, 2021, Saturday


Serendipitous discovery of new art form

ONLY a few people might experience a “life and death” moment in their lives. For Wang Tiande, such moments utterly change the way he thinks about life and art. The veteran artist pours out what he feels ...

November 20, 2021, Saturday




 

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