Artist Zhang Xiaogang says he's "a person who lives in the past".
The Performing Arts Company of China's Air Force will stage Jiang Jie, one of the most popular Chinese operas at the Great Hall of the People.
Swiss artist Not Vital displays his latest sculptures, made in China since 2008, from materials ranging from plaster to painted stainless steel and bronze, at his solo exhibition Not Why.
Chen Peisi, known for his comic shows at the CCTV Spring Festival Gala, returns to the stage.
Among all those big names there are only two Chinese. One is the multi-faceted composer/conductor Tan Dun, the other is soprano Huang Ying.
An oil painting of a Peking Opera character is featured at the 12th annual West Lake Art Expo in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, November 19, 2009.
After reading the story about her adopted Chinese son (Looking for answers) in the Oct 29 edition of China Daily, the mother Julia Norris from Maryland says she is relieved to note that overseas adoptees are attracting attention in their Motherland.
River Plate, one of the world's greatest soccer clubs, are hoping that the sight of the glories of the past in their new museum will influence the present and spark a recovery from a major slump on the field.
Pan Shixun has lost count of the number of times he has been to Tibet. Except for Ngari in the region's western part and Medog in the southeastern part, the 75-year-old painter has left his footprints on almost every inch of the plateau.
The National Gallery in London, one of the world's great public collections, has put on display a seedy reconstruction of Amsterdam's Red Light District in a rare foray into contemporary installation art.
bronze of a voluptuous nude holding a cigarette and a volcanic landscape strewn with lifeless limbs top this week's Latin American art auctions.
A lull in violence has sparked a timid renaissance in Iraqi art after years of dictatorship and bloodshed restricted artistic freedoms.
Now that the verdict is out on the winner of the third edition of the Man Asian Literary Prize, Colm Toibin can drop his guard. Last week he was understandably reticent.
An excerpt of He An (The Boat to Redemption)
Su Tong must have been born to write, says his friend Wang Gan, who waited seven years to edit his "best work" - The Boat to Redemption.