China has had over 45,00 years of ceramic culture. Nowadays, while remaining respectful to their rich heritage in ceramic-making skills and techniques, Chinese artists are revitalizing the ancient art form with innovative ideas and experimentation. SinoVision Journal reporter Jane Stone interviewed one Chinese contemporary ceramic artist Chen Yan to see how he interprets ceramic works
The Yungang Grottoes (simplified Chinese: 云冈石窟; traditional Chinese: 雲崗石窟; pinyin: Yúngāng Shíkū; Wuzhoushan Grottoes in ancient time) are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. The others
Description: Standing as distinctive symbols of Chinese architectural culture, timber-framed structures are found throughout the country. The wooden components such as the columns, beams, purlins, lintel and bracket sets are connected by tenon joints in a flexible, earthquake-resistant way. The surprisingly strong frames can be installed quickly at the building site by assembling components manufactured
The Chinese art market is booming. The last five years have seen it grow more than any other in the world, according to a new report from the European Fine Art Foundation. Most of this is driven by sales of fine art and antiques. But contemporary art from China is also attracting interest -
Published on Feb 20, 2015 Video: Christie’s is honored to present an international exhibition tour featuring the Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, a distinguished American scholar, dealer and collector whose groundbreaking work transformed the study and appreciation of Asian art.
Exploring J.T. Tai's collecting journey with Sotheby's Senior Director Marcus Linell, and preview highlights of the sale with our expert Nicholas Chow.