Art in China

Art in China

Contemporary art in China: essays, best artists, best works.

The Thousand Buddha Grottoes (千佛洞) form a system of 492 temples 25 km southeast of Dunhuang.The Mogao Caves along with Longmen Grottoes and Yungang Grottoes are the three famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. Situated at a strategic...
Zhu Xian: How time flies! Ten years passed in a flash. I remember asking you at the end of 1986 when you were about to leave for France, «At the “age of establishment,”1 you are still leaving your native...
The series aim is to reveal the essence of the ancient Tang and Ming dynasties by creating images of their tomb statuary. The statues signify Zhang’s intention to pay attention to the forgotten and preserve their memory. In doing...
Amazing sculpture demonstration performed by the Sri Lankian master Sarath Chandrajeewa (dean of the Faculty of Visual Arts of the University of Visual and Performing Art  of Sri Lanka) and prof Cao Chang Xu (Cental Academy of Fine Arts...
Tibetan nomads face many challenges to their  traditional way of life including political pressures, forced resettlement by China’s government, climate change and rapid modernisation. The Tibetan Plateau, often called “the Roof of the World”, is the world’s highest and largest...
Fuxian is a clear water lake two hours from Kunming, Yunnan. Every Summer Sunday Chinese families arrive at the white artificial beaches of Fuxian to enjoy a day off.Dominique Musorrafiti took this images with her Diana F+ equipped with...
These photos document the life of Tajiks living in the Tashkurghan Autonomous County in Xinjiang, China. Life is hard in this cold place on the Pamirs where there are vast stretches of the Gobi Desert. Tajiks have been living...
The Chinese community has a symbiotic relationship with tea dating back through the ages. There's a saying "If you don't drink tea, you are not Chinese". Taken in an old Chinese Tea House in Pencheng District, Chengdu, China, which...
The discussion about experimental ink and wash since the 1990s has centered on the problem of whether experimental ink and wash can get into the mainstream of the contemporary Chinese art and that of its cultural status in the...
"Experimental ink and wash" has already a fairly long history. Professor at Beijing University, Tutor of Doctor's Degree Candidates, Art Critic As a new cultural trend which rose in the 1990s, it is a rethinking about the "ink and wash"...
1,622FansLike
933FollowersFollow
22SubscribersSubscribe