Chinese Culture and Traditions
Unlike many other embroidery styles, the horse tail embroidery of the Shui people in southwest China is characterized by prefabricated sewing threads made up of horse tail fibers which are wound around with silk yarns.
Painted sculpture art is a traditional art form in Dunhuang and the craftsmanship has been inscribed in the provincial cultural heritage list of Gansu. Du Yongwei, 60, has been working in the field for over 40 years. He has started training class for youn
The campus of Tsinghua University is situated in northwest Beijing on the site of the former imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty, and surrounded by a number of historical sites.
Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan"（the garden of Yan）, is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 2,743,532 square metres (or 274 hectares).
Also known as Hall of Prayer for Grain, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest was where the the Ming and Qing emperors held ceremonies for good harvests in the first month of spring. It is the core structure of the Temple of Heaven and a landmark from Beiji
From Changshu, Jiangsu Province, Wu Li (1632-1718) was originally known by his given name Qili and later by his courtesy name Yushan. He grew up in a poor family amid the social tumult of dynastic change. In middle age, he converted to Catholicism and too
This painting, known as Literary Gathering (Wenyuan tu), was never signed or otherwise marked by the original artist.The painting commemorates a famous gathering hosted by the poet Wang Changling (698–757) during his official posting at Jiangning (present
The Jiaxiu Pavilion, quite similar to the giant'ao' (sea turtle), is on the Nanming River, in Guiyang. This traditional Chinese-style structure was built in 1597, during the Ming Dynasty, and is connected to the banks on both sides of the river by the F
Du Fu Thatched Cottage is the former residence of the Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu adjacent to the Blossom-Bathing Brook (also called Huanhua Brook) in Chengdu, where the poet sage lived for almost 4 years and wrote over 240 poems.
In a workshop around 20 km from downtown Tianjin, 85-year-old Wang Xueqin takes out a woodblock and brushes ink on the board before he places rice paper onto it and rubs the surface with a special tool.
This set ofTwelve Screens of Landscapeswas first on display in April 1954 at his sole exhibition held by China Artists Association. It was later shown in a memorial exhibition featuring his works in 1958, a yearafter the artist passed away.
The scroll illustrates a scene from a story in the Buddhist classic Vimalakīrti Sūtra (Chinese Weimajie jing) in which the bodhisattva Mañjuśrī (Wenshu pusa), heeding the order of the Buddha (i.e., Śākyamuni), visits Vimalakīrti (Weimajie), who stayed at
The painting depicts a private gathering of noblemen. The protagonist sits at the center wearing a Daoist cap and a dark robe. He concentrates on the zither (qin) he plucks. Seemingly intoxicated by the music and lost in deep thought
Qi Baishi was a Chinese painter, noted for the whimsical, often playful style of his watercolor works.Born to a peasant family from Xiangtan, Hunan, Qi became a carpenter at 14, and learned to paint by himself.
The 16th Mengding Mountain culture and tourism festival opened in Mingshan district, Ya'an city, Sichuan province, March 27, 2020.
An evening gala was presented online on Thursday night to celebrate the third Chinese National Costume Day, China Youth Daily reported Friday.