Chinese artifacts
  • While much of Joseph Hotung’s collection of Chinese jades and Yuan and Ming dynasty porcelains is already on display, now his private cache is coming to light

Publicity for the first exhibitions at the Hong Kong Palace Museum in 2022 strongly suggests that national treasures rarely shown in public will feature heavily among the 800 exhibits loaned by its namesake in Beijing.

Jingdezhen, in Jiangxi province, has been producing exquisite handmade porcelain artworks for two millennia, but can its ancient techniques compete in a changing market?

With access to cemeteries limited due to the coronavirus pandemic, many people are opting for online tomb-sweeping services or setting up virtual shrines for their loved ones on sites such as


Art dealers and galleries employ digital tools to boost sagging fortunes of the once vibrant art market, with one dealer saying ‘this is the way forward’

Would you wear a dress made out of plastic church models, anti-pollution masks, or inflatable doves? Chinese artist Kong Ning does, as a way of highlighting pressing issues such as pollution and world peace.

Crowning Glory exhibition explores how women were able to express themselves despite being closeted in their quarters according to Confucian custom.The earliest items on display in the exhibition date back to the 7th century.

New series hosted by art critic and BBC host Alastair Sooke looks at how important works of Chinese art still influence the nation today, from its food to the country’s links with the rest of the world.

Open season for modern and traditional Asian art collectors as 1,800 lots, valued at HK$780 million, go under the hammer at the China Guardian Hong Kong Autumn Auctions 2019

Chi Wang, whose Nationalist general father instilled in him a deep appreciation for the art form, explains how the true value of Chinese art is much more than the auction price.

The mid-century scramble to stop art and artefacts falling into the wrong hands saw the collection splinter, with Nationalists transporting their treasures to Taiwan and the People’s Republic allowing Forbidden City to preserve posterity.

Archaeologists discover fragments of ceramic moulds, copper coins and a kiln site where an ancient government office once stood in Henan province.